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In May of 2018, the American Law Institute (ALI) approved a final draft of the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (RLLI), which is the ALI’s first venture into the field of liability insurance. The approval of the RLLI came after eight years of controversy among advocates for insurers and policyholders, and twenty-nine drafts.
Since October 5, 2017, the date on which The New York Times first ran its report exposing the numerous sexual harassment and assault allegations made by several women against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the flood gates have opened on high-profile allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond.
Global law firm Kennedys has strengthened its insurance coverage capabilities and global insurance practice with the hire of Mark Dessi from US firm Skarzynski Black. He joins as a partner in the New York office where he is reunited with several former partners from Sedgwick who joined Kennedys CMK last autumn.
Despite the constant political noise, Peru’s economy has stayed afloat in economic indicators and rankings. The last couple of decades have witnessed Peru surface as a healthy economy and investment haven.
Case review 02/04/2018
In the context of environmental property damage claims, proper allocation among insurers on the risk during the period of time such property damage is alleged to have taken place.
We are pleased to announce that we have promoted four attorneys to our partnership in the United States, taking our worldwide partner count to 271.
Wildfire liability from a US perspective
We are pleased to announce that Eric Scheiner, former Managing Partner of Sedgwick’s Chicago office, has joined as a partner and will be based in our Chicago office. Joining Eric in the move from Sedgwick are partners Dick Geddes and Jennifer Quinn Broda.
As the first major hurricane to make US landfall since 2005, Hurricane Harvey has impacted a wide segment of the property, construction, and energy (re)insurance market located within the coastal areas of southeast Texas.
We are pleased to announce that John Blancett, Sedgwick New York’s former Managing Partner, has joined as a partner and will be based in our New York office. He will be joined by two partners and three associates.