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Third Straight Appellate Court Rules No Covid Business Interruption Coverage

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court ruling that an Ohio restaurant that had lost business as a result of Covid […]

Get Ready For New SEC Climate-Risk Disclosure Rules

The SEC will propose a demanding new set of climate-related disclosure requirements by the end of this year, according to Sonia Barros, partner at Sidley […]

To Call the Feds Or Not To Call the Feds, That Is the Question

The Biden administration is warning ransomware victims that they should alert the feds of an attack, but ransomware gangs are threatening victims that they will […]

U.S. Property Owners Largely Clueless About Flood Risk

The risk is greater than they realize, and their insurance coverage is far worse. Those are conclusions of a MarketWatch article, written shortly after hurricane […]

The Grammar Of Risk: Autonomous Vehicles, Covid, And “The Narrative Of Exceptions”

Arguments in favor of limited regulation and rapid deployment of autonomous vehicles are strikingly similar to arguments that were made for rapid deployment of Covid […]

Domestic Captives, Once Rare, Now Flourishing

The number of U.S. jurisdictions that have either passed legislation to accommodate captive insurance companies or make existing regulations more hospitable has grown steadily since […]

The Million Dollar Question In Data Breach Lawsuits

The threshold question for determining if a consumer class action may proceed following a data breach is whether the plaintiffs have standing. For making that […]

Big Players, Big Promises, At White House Cybersecurity Conference

Some of the biggest players in the digital universe – including Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent company, Alphabet – attended a White House conference with […]

On Appeal, Plaintiffs Lose Again On Business Interruption Claim

The Eleventh Circuit is the second federal appeals court to rule against a plaintiff with a Covid-related business interruption claim. In this case the court […]

Latest Hollywood Covid Insurance Dispute; $100M For “Mission Impossible”

In the latest of a flood of claims that began early last year, the production company working on the latest in the Tom Cruise “Mission […]

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