Expect Focus - Volume IV, Fall 2012

Expect Focus - Volume IV, Fall 2012IN THE SPOTLIGHT

  • Key Legal Considerations for Mobile Apps


  • Retention of Premiums in STOLI Cases
  • NAIC Amends Actuarial Guideline XXXVIII
  • How Risky Are You?
  • Insurer Victory in Bonus Annuity Putative Class Action
  • Class Certification Denied in Malpractice Action Against Plaintiffs’ Class Counsel
  • Recent Decisions in § 419 and § 412(i) Litigation
  • IRS Industry Issue Resolution
  • Reinsurance: Giving Credit Where It’s Due


  • Fifth Circuit Looks at ERISA Preemption
  • Ninth Circuit Extends Fiduciary Exception


  • Arizona Court Accepts Profit Targets as Evidence of Insurer’s “Evil Mind”
  • Keeping an Eye on the Late Notice Landscape
  • Insurance Regulators Hear Plea for Increased Supervision of Claim Review Tools


  • Variable Annuity Holder Granted Standing to Sue
  • CFPB Eyes Financial Advisors to Seniors
  • Coming Soon: Ads for Private Placements
  • Bumps on the Road to IFRS
  • Bigger SEC Enforcement Penalties Loom
  • Rules for SEC Rule-Writers
  • FINRA Encourages Flexibility in Jumbo Arbitrations
  • Flip-Flop Fortifies FINRA Foes


  • New at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Arbitration Roundup


  • Circuits Split Over When Employees Violate Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • SEC Guidance on Cyber-Disclosure Becoming De Facto Rule?


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