- Insurance Regulatory and Compliance
- Insurance M&A and Demutualizations
- Cybersecurity & Privacy
- Insurance Finance
|Contact Info||Telephone: 212.389.5053|
|University ||Hamilton College, B.A., magna cum laude|
|Law School||Cornell Law School, J.D.|
|Admitted||1988, New York; 1997, New Jersey|
John Pruitt guides insurance companies in every aspect of their business-from responding to regulatory inquiries to developing new companies or buying and selling existing ones. In John's 25 years of private practice, he has advised property and casualty and life insurance clients on regulatory compliance, acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings. He counsels clients with governance, licensing, financial and market conduct examination and Insurance Holding Company Act matters. He also drafts, advises and negotiates reinsurance contracts and insurance policies.
John represents his clients in internal investigations and regulatory enforcement actions, including matters such as broker compensation practices, finite risk reinsurance, rating practices and insurance sales and marketing practices. He is a recognized thought leader in insurance regulation and actively monitors emerging issues in U.S. domestic and international regulation of insurance.
Sutherland provides AEGIS with general corporate advice, including governance and Bermuda compliance.
Sutherland provided AEGIS with general corporate, regulatory, governance and Bermuda compliance advice.
Sutherland represents Zurich in California Department of Insurance proceedings.
Sutherland represented Zurich in administrative proceedings brought by the California Department of Insurance.
Sutherland advises on the separation of discontinued and ongoing lines of TIG Insurance Group.
TIG Insurance Group engaged Sutherland to advise on the separation of discontinued and ongoing lines of insurance into separate entities.
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NAIC Update - Spring 2015
Eric A. Arnold,B. Scott Burton,Eric R. Fenichel,Ling Ling,John S. Pruitt, April 23, 2015
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its first national meeting for 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 26 through March 31. Noteworthy new initiatives include cybersecurity, price optimization and the development of a model law for unclaimed life insurance benefits....
Update on Cybersecurity Issues - New York Section 308 Letter & NAIC Spring National Meeting
Ellen M. Dunn,Daniel E. Frank,Mark D. Herlach,John S. Pruitt,Stephen E. Roth, April 6, 2015
Cybersecurity continues to be an emerging regulatory issue in the insurance industry, as evidenced by recent actions taken by the New York Department of Financial Services (the “DFS”) and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the “NAIC”). Specifically, in a...
California Joins Maryland and Ohio in Addressing “Price Optimization”
Thomas W. Curvin,John S. Pruitt,Stephen E. Roth,Cynthia R. Shoss,Phillip E. Stano, February 24, 2015
The California Insurance Commissioner issued a notice on February 18, 2015 to more than 750 property and casualty insurers doing business in California, announcing that “any use of Price Optimization in the ratemaking/pricing process or in a rating plan is unfairly discriminatory in violation...
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