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Recent Articles

Fire Set by Vandals is? Vandalism

Whether a fire is set by vandals in a vacant dwelling is a “fire” and hence covered or an act of “vandalism” and thus excluded is the topic of this paper which focuses on the new ISO language.

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Dealing with Public Adjusters

An explanation of the relationship between public adjusters and insurers together with practical advice on dealing with public adjusters.

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Examinations Under Oath - Maryland

A review of Phillips v. Allstate: the effect of an insured‘s refusal to answer financial questions and whether the insurer need establish it was prejudiced by such a refusal to warrant a denial of claim.

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Condominium Insurance - Anderson v. Council of Unit Owners of the Gables on Tuckerman Condominium

A review of the April, 2008 Court of Appeals decision which may have radically altered insurance responsibilities among unit owners, condo associations and carriers. The full text of the above article is available to insurers, their representatives and individual adjusters.

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Past Articles

Regulation Best Interest: Higher Standards for Broker-Dealers, Strengthened Protections for Investor

On June 5, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved a new regulation…

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When “Going Green” Isn’t Attractive – MD Court of Special Appeals Determines HOA Architectural Commi

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals provides helpful guidelines to homeowners and HOAs in addressing…

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Regulation Best Interest: Higher Standards for Broker-Dealers, Strengthened Protections for Clients

In June, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted a new regulation, Regulation…

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The Requirements and Impact of the Insurance Data Security Model Law

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recommended that states pass the Insurance Data…

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SEC Imposes New Requirements for Brokers and Advisers in Adoption of Regulation Best Interest

On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the Regulation Best Interest,…

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