It is our honor to present this third edition of volume 29 of the FORC Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation. Thank you for your participation.
Dan Cotter & Kori Johanson, Journal Co-Editors
By Frederick J. Pomerantz, Esq., INSURANCE LEGAL & REGULATORY CONSULTING, PLLC
I attended the public hearing on the CVS-Aetna merger at New York's Department of Financial Services on October 18, 2018. I listened intently to the opening remarks of Superintendent Maria Vullo which, in greatest part, repeated the concerns voiced i
By Gregory J. Lestini, Esq., BRICKER & ECKLER, LLP
Maureen C. Flahive, Esq., BRICKER & ECKLER, LLP
This article will examine the potential for blockchain in insurance regulation and describe, as an example, recent use of blockchain by the County Auditor in Columbus, Ohio – a first of its kind use of the platform for real estate transfers.
By Francoise Gilbert, CIPP EU, CIPP US, CIPM
GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP
Fred E. Karlinsky, Esq., GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP
Christian Brito, Esq., GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP
The protection of personal information remains one of the most significant concerns facing the insurance industry. New and evolving legal and regulatory requirements in the United States and abroad have shaped a new landscape that companies must lea
By Tasha N. Cycholl, Esq., KUTAK ROCK LLP; Andrew L. McNichol, KUTAK ROCK LLP
Wayfair had a big presence in 2018, not only through its coffee table and lounge chair offerings, but in the U.S. Supreme Court. In a landmark, surprising 5-4 decision, the high court held that the state of South Dakota could constitutionally require
By Steven Beeghly, KREGER BEEGHLY PLLC
Microsoft recently signed a Consent Order with Washington State settling a pair of insurance regulatory matters related to Cypress Insurance Company, their Arizona captive insurer. Microsoft agreed going forward to comply with Washington insurance l