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|Delaware Court Applies Horizontal Exhaustion to Excess Insurance Policies Under New York Law|
Laura E. Bange; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 28, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014In a decision issued on February 28, 2014 but published only recently, the Superior Court of Delaware addressed an issue of first impression and found that under New York law, horizontal exhaustion does not apply to excess insurance policies. Typically implicated when a policyholder’s losses...
|Copyright Office Schedules Webinar on New Electronic Statement of Account Filing System for April 24, 2014 at 2 PM|
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014 The Copyright Office, which has been working for several years to develop an electronic filing system for cable operators’ semi-annual Statement of Account filings (known as the “Electronic Licensing” (or “eLi”) system), has scheduled a Webinar to describe the new...
|NLRB Goes Negative on Workplace Policies Promoting Positive Behavior|
Sang-yul Lee, Nathanael Nichols, Timothy P. Van Dyck; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 16, 2014 The National Labor Relations Board continues its close scrutiny of workplace policies that govern employee behavior. According to Hills and Dales General Hospital, 360 NLRB No. 70 (April 1, 2014), workplace policies banning “negativity” and “negative comments” are illegal....
|Patent Invalidations Pave the Way for Cheaper Breast Cancer Drugs This Year: Hospira UK Ltd v Genentech Inc|
Gareth Dickson, Emma Kingston; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court in London has found two patents related to the breast-cancer treatment drug Herceptin invalid, paving the way for generic versions of the drug to be marketed in the UK later this year.
|Massachusetts Noncompete Provisions: A Thing of the Past?|
James T. Barrett, Gregory J. Ploussios, Matthew E. Reardon, Timothy P. Van Dyck; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 2014 Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick recently announced proposed legislation that would make noncompete provisions in employment contracts unenforceable, except under certain limited conditions. If Massachusetts adopts the legislation, it will join California as one of the few states to generally...
|PWG TRIA Report Released; Prices Remain Low, but Uncertainty Continues|
Zachary N. Lerner; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014 On April 17, 2014, the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (“PWG”) released its report (the “Report”) to Congress on the state of terrorism risk insurance, as required under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (“TRIA”). The PWG is composed of...
|The Bribery Act: Walking the Talk|
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 17, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014Whilst the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) is expected to walk the talk in response to the Bribery Act, it expects corporates to do the same when self-reporting wrongdoing. On 26 March 2014, Alun Milford, the Serious Fraud Office’s General Counsel delivered a speech on the Bribery...
Leo Spicer-Phelps; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 17, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014In Saville v Central Capital Limited  EWCA Civ 337, the Court of Appeal upheld an appeal brought by a couple provided with insufficient payment protection insurance (PPI) sold in breach of the Insurance Conduct of Business Rules (the ICOB Rules).
|EU Regulators Issue Draft Contractual Clauses for EU to Non- EU Data Transfers|
Jane Elphick, Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 17, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014On March 21 2014, the Article 29 Working Party (the “Working Party”) issued Working document 01/2014 on Draft Ad hoc contractual clauses “EU data processor to non-EU sub-processor" (the “Working Document”), which contains draft ad-hoc contractual clauses for...
|New York Regulation Expected to Reduce Level-Term Life Insurance Reserves by a Third|
Amber S. Mills; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 14, 2014In a letter addressed to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (the “DFS”), said the DFS will be issuing a regulation in the coming weeks that is expected to reduce the amount of reserves...