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Commentary in Mealey's Litigation Report: Tracking COVID-19 Related Legislative & Regulatory Activity Impacting Insurers

April 13, 2020
Scott Seaman, Judy Selby

In the commentary published in both Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance and Mealey's Litigation Report: Catastrophic Loss, Scott Seaman—the co-chair of the firm's global Insurance Services Practice Group—and Judy Selby review a "recent frenzy" of legislative proposals and regulatory activity impacting the insurance industry. In discussing these activities in detail, the authors point out that "short-sighted initiatives that undermine the sanctity of insurance contracts and interfere with the risk assumption and transfer mechanisms pose a threat to the insurance industry."

Read the Mealey's Litigation Report Commentary (PDF)

"Tracking the Flurry of COVID-19 Related Legislative & Regulatory Activity Impacting Insurers" was published by Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance, April 1, 2020, and an updated edition was published by Mealey's Litigation Report: Catastrophic Loss, Volume 15, No. 7, April 2020.

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