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Reinsurance Reserves Found Discoverable

November 17, 2017
In an unusual and noteworthy publicly-reported discovery battle between a cedant and reinsurer, the cedant sought to protect almost twenty years of historical reserving information relating to late notice of asbestos claims against its insured, on...

I Feel the Earth Move: Subsidence Exclusion Bars Coverage

October 1, 2017
Insurance policies commonly contain an exclusion for losses caused by “earth movement” or “subsidence.”  Such exclusions typically exclude coverage for losses caused by earthquakes, landslides, mudflows, and earth sinking or shifting.  Absent language...

Sorry for the Delay

June 14, 2017
If you could count on anything, it would be that our partner, Dan Markewich, would spend at least a few minutes at each monthly partner meeting talking about the Mound Cotton Newsletter.  The Newsletter was something he took pride in, often reminding...

The New Cyber Threat – Business Interruption Exposure

March 6, 2017
As more businesses come to realize that cyber attacks pose a serious threat to business operations, revenue streams and contingency planning, the market is starting to expand and develop new products to address business interruption (“BI”) resulting...