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The Sentinel Strike: The Hartford’s Gift to New York Insurers in the War to Stop Policyholder Experts from Claiming Ambiguities Exist in Clear Policy Exclusions

In this age of exponentially increasing technology, we can rely on one certainty in property casualty jurisprudence – that is, bold policyholder assertions supported by even bolder “expert” opinions. In BF Advance, LLC v. Sentinel Insurance Company, No. 16-cv-5931 (E.D.N.Y. … Continue reading

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China’s Renewable Policy Shift and its Global Implications

On June 1, 2018, only two days after the completion of 12th SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference, the world’s biggest solar conference and a central gathering of all the Chinese PV manufacturers, the Chinese central government announced a nation-wide … Continue reading

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"Social Policy and Cognitive Enhancement: Lessons from Chess" by Mihailov and Savulescu has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics:

Social Policy and Cognitive Enhancement: Lessons from Chess by Emilian Mihailov, Julian Savulescu Should the development of pharmacological cognitive enhancers raise worries about doping in cognitively demanding activities? In this paper, we argue against using current evidence relating to enhancement… … Continue reading

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Status of a spouse named as the primary beneficiary of a life insurance policy or similar instrument in the event the marriage is terminated by divorce

Status of a spouse named as the primary beneficiary of a life insurance policy or similar instrument in the event the marriage is terminated by divorceSveen, et el v Melin, United State Supreme Court, 584 U.S. ___ (Decided June 11, … Continue reading

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Office of Tax Policy Releases Capital Gains Data

The Treasury Departments Office of Tax Policy has released: Capital Gains and Taxes Paid on Capital Gains for Returns with Positive Net Capital Gains, 1954-2005 Long-Term Capital Gains and Taxes Paid on Long-Term Capital Gains, 1977-2005 Taxes Paid on Dividends… … Continue reading

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