Expect Focus - Volume III, Summer 2013

Expect Focus - Volume III, Summer 2013IN THE SPOTLIGHT

  • NY Department of Financial Services Reports on Captive Reinsurance

LIFE INSURANCE

  • Insurer Beware: California UC L Claims May Be Based on UIPA Violations
  • Favorable Revenue Sharing Decision by Seventh Circuit
  • RAA Putative Class Dismissal Affirmed
  • Unclaimed Property Update: Death Master File as Holy Grail?
  • Illustration Subclass Decertified in EIUL Litigation
  • Proposed Regulations for I.R.C. § 162(m)(6) Compensation Deduction Limit Fail to Provide Needed Clarification
  • New Assignments Being Handed Out at the NAIC
  • Financial Modernization Update

HEALTH CARE

  • LTC Insurance Update

PROPERTY & CASUALTY

  • Big Questions Remain in Automated Review of Medical Bills
  • New York Court’s Blockbuster Ruling on the Duty to Defend
  • The Fed’s New Capital Rules Won’t Yet Apply to Insurers

NARROWING THE FOCUS

  • Financial Firms Brace for New Swap Trading Requirements

SECURITIES

  • SEC Stirs Money Market Reform Pot
  • Employers Warned: Hands Off Whistleblowers
  • SEC: Enforcement Actions Against Independent Fund Directors
  • FINRA Favors an Easier Choice
  • Deadline for SEC Enforcement Actions Lacks Teeth
  • Dearth of Data on Uniform Broker-Dealer/Investment Adviser Standard

CONSUMER FINANCE & BANKING

  • CFPB Issues Guidance for
    Mitigating Enforcement Sanctions
  • CFPB Releases Bulletin on UDAAP Prohibitions in Collection of Consumer Debts
  • Indirect Auto Lending Industry Targeted by CFPB
  • Courts Must “Rigorously Enforce” Arbitration Agreements
  • Arbitration Roundup

IP/TECHNOLOGY

  • Cybersecurity: Are Insurers Potentially at Risk Against Hackers and Government Oversight?
  • Business Methods: Patent Eligible or Not?.

NEWS & NOTES

 

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