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HTMLSBA Issues Proposed Rule Permitting SBICs to Invest in Double Holding Companies
Christopher J. Douglass, Alan B. Roth, Michael R. Wilson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 26, 2013
On December 23, 2013, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a proposed rule to revise the Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) regulations regarding investments in passive businesses and the use of double holding companies in structuring SBIC...

 

HTMLSolvency II - ECIROA Raises Concerns Over Solvency II for Captives
Kimberley Cottrell, Chris Finney; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 26, 2013, previously published on December 23, 2013
The European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners’ Association (ECIROA) has written to the Internal Market and Services Directorate General of the European Commission, and the European Insurance and Occupation Pensions Authority (EIOPA).

 

HTMLCopyright Office Adopts Interim Rule Allowing Copyright Owners to Give Notice of Intent to Audit Statements of Account
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 26, 2013, previously published on December 23, 2013
Faced with a year-end deadline, the Copyright Office has adopted an “interim” procedural rule that is intended to preserve copyright owners’ ability to audit cable and DBS statements of account (SOA) dating back to the 2010/1 accounting period. Because of the last-minute nature of...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Upholds ERISA Plan's Limitations Period
Jonathan R. Shank, Gina D. Wodarski; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 19, 2013
On December 16, 2013, the United States Supreme Court upheld a limitations period in a long-term disability plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”). In Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., the Court resolved a split among the...

 

HTMLUK: Notification of ‘Circumstances’ Need Not Specify An Incident
Ajita Shah; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 19, 2013
The Court of Appeal in European Risk Insurance Company HF v Collette Ann McManus & Ors [2013] EWHC 18 (Ch), has upheld a High Court judge’s decisions to a) refuse declaratory relief and b) award the claimants 60% of the costs of the hearing, stating that the first instance judge had given...

 

HTMLNew EU Data Protection Regulation - Proposals on One-Stop-Shop Regulatory Regime Need Further Work
William Haig, Jonny McDonald; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 18, 2013
As discussed in our blog posting today, following a meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs ministers of the Council of the European Union on 6 December 2013, the new EU Data Protection Regulation looks set to be plagued with delays as members failed to reach agreement on various legal aspects. The...

 

HTMLBills Introduced in Congress to Revise Cable and DBS Signal Carriage Rules
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 2013
A pair of influential members of the House of Representatives (Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)) have introduced end-of-session bills that would change the rules governing the carriage of broadcast signals by cable and DBS providers. While the bills differ in their approach,...

 

HTMLEU: European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) Reports on the Need for Regulatory Scrutiny of the ILS Market
Jane Elphick; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 18, 2013
In its latest report on the financial stability of the continent's insurance and pensions industry, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has expressed the need for close regulatory scrutiny of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market to ensure it does not threaten...

 

HTMLConflict Minerals: Due Diligence and Disclosure Steps Public Companies Should be Addressing Now
Matthew C. Dallett, Ryan M. Rourke Reed; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 18, 2013, previously published on December 2013
Public companies that manufacture products for which “conflict minerals” or their derivatives1 are necessary to the functionality or production should have concluded or be finalizing the “country of origin inquiries” required by the Securities and Exchange Commission...

 

HTMLAn Indiana Court Allows a Bad-Faith Claim Even Though the Insurer Denied Coverage Correctly
Patrick Frye; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 18, 2013, previously published on December 16, 2013
Until last week, Indiana courts were strict in their treatment of an insurance bad-faith lawsuit. Not only must the plaintiff show ill will by the insurer, he must show that the insurer denied coverage wrongfully. E.g., Foster v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., no. 1:10-cv-20 (N.D. Ind. Aug. 17,...

 


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