Tag Archives: Policy

How to Build a Better Antitrust Policy

Herb Hovenkamp gives a very interesting interview on How to Build a Better Antitrust Policy. Read more detail on Recent Antitrust posts –

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Selling PMAs to China? New FAA Policy Harms PMA Exports!

CHINA EXPORT ALERT: The United States has signed a new Agreement with China that prevents the export of certain aircraft parts – and these were parts that were legal to export to China before the new agreement. Continue reading → … Continue reading

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M.D. Fla: If you kill someone in self defense, can you still collect on their life insurance policy?

Stephenson v. Prudential Ins. Co. of Am., 2016 WL 6568085 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 4, 2016) If you murder someone, you can’t collect on their life insurance policy. This is one of several iterations of the common-law “slayer rule” that’s codified … Continue reading

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It’s When the Alleged Harm, Not the Alleged Negligence, Occurs that Triggers Coverage Under an Occurrence-Based Business Liability Policy

CGL – TRIGGER OF COVERAGE – OCCURRENCE – EMOTIONAL DISTRESS CLAIMS Empire State Shipping Serv., Ltd. v Hanover Ins. Co. (1st Dept., decided 11/1/2011) Interesting trigger of coverage case. The insured plaintiff allegedly mishandled a corpse, but the deceased’s mother … Continue reading

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Kiwi Surprise: D&O Insurance Defense Cost Protection Unavailable When Prospective Claims Exceed Policy Limits

One of the primary purposes for which policyholders purchase D&O insurance is to provide directors and officers with defense cost protection in the event claims are made against them. However, a September 15, 2011 decision by a justice of the … Continue reading

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