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LL Surplus Lines Series (Entry 6): Texas Legislature Considers Bills Clarifying Availability of Wind/Hail Cover from Surplus Lines Carriers

Texas’ legislature is considering bills that would amend Texas’ insurance code to clarify that eligible surplus lines insurers may offer windstorm and hail insurance in areas already served by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (“TWIA”). H.B. 1940 was reported favorably … Continue reading

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Sights on Online Search Advertising: FTC Finds Practices by 1-800 Contacts to Unlawfully Harm Competition and Restrict the Availability of Truthful Advertising to Consumers

Last month in  In the Matter of 1-800 Contacts, Inc., the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) provided insight into the circumstances under which retail price competition may take place in the 21st century internet economy.  In the Opinion authored by Chairman … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Finalizes Rule Expanding Availability of Short-Term, Limited Duration Health Insurance

The Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services have issued a final rule that expands the availability of short-term, limited duration insurance policies that are exempt from Affordable Care Act (ACA) qualified health plan standards (e.g., the requirement … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Data Shows Continuing Increase in Availability of Marijuana Banking

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released updated quarterly statistics showing a continuing increase in the number of depository institutions that actively bank U.S. marijuana businesses. As of March 31, 2018, a total of 411 banks and … Continue reading

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Witness availability needs checking before pleading guilty – Fairfax DUI lawyer

Witness availability needs checking before pleading guilty – Fairfax DUI lawyer Fairfax DUI lawyer obtains reckless driving result after prosecution witness calls in sick Witness availability — on the prosecution side — always needs to be checked by the defense … Continue reading

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