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Since 2009, enforcement of FCPA actions has significantly increased.  The Department of Justice has convicted over 50 individuals, and companies have paid approximately $3 billion in fines and penalties.  Government contractors are a prime target for FCPA actions given their … Continue reading

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Insurers increasingly are using law firms rather than traditional in-house personnel as claim handlers, particularly on major claims by business insureds. Insureds are negatively impacted in two significant ways.

First, law firms tend to be very aggressive about denying coverage … Continue reading

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Many of us have come to enjoy the convenience of summoning a ride via our Smartphones with a rideshare service company such as Uber, Lyft, or Sidecar.  However, significant issues exist over whether rideshare vehicles have adequate insurance coverage to … Continue reading

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In May, I posted a blog article regarding the burgeoning use of commercial drones and potential liability associated with state enacted privacy legislation.  The popularity of that post, coupled with my interest in both drones and insurance, lead me to … Continue reading

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When a policyholder first learns that they are facing litigation (or any third-party claim), they are immediately confronted with many pressing concerns.  The primary concern is mounting a robust defense against the new claim.  In such circumstances, it is unsurprising … Continue reading

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Based on recent cyber-attacks against the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and its subcontractors, USIS and KeyPoint Government Solutions, it is evident that government entities and government contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks given their possession of highly … Continue reading

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