Commercial Litigation

COVID-19 Litigation: What Alabama Businesses Need to Know

It has been one year since the COVID-19 pandemic began and during that time more...

Commercial Litigation

Alabama Governor Signs Into Law an Act to Provide Businesses Some Protection from COVID Litigation Claims

On February 12, 2021, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed Act No. 2021-4 into law.  The...

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Commercial Litigation

Proposed Florida Legislation Sets Out to Curb COVID Litigation and Frivolous Claims, Protect Businesses

On January 6th, lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives and Senate introduced identical bills...

Securities and Financial Services

Preparing for Reg BI Exams: The Disclosure Obligation

Be sure you’re following best practices before regulators come knocking. The Securities and Exchange Commission...

Commercial Litigation

A Look at Covid-19 Litigation and Key Considerations to Mitigate Potential Litigation

Since March 2020, approximately 4,219 Covid-19 related cases have been filed across the United States,...

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Commercial Litigation

The Litigation Risks of the Care Obligation of SEC Reg BI

Here are some best practices to mitigate those risks. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Regulation...

Commercial Litigation

Alabama Adopts Temporary Remote Notarization to Encourage Business and Social Distancing

Under typical procedures in Alabama and many other states, notary publics, or “notaries,” must confirm...

Securities and Financial Services

Minimizing Liability Under the SEC’s Reg-BI

Litigation Risks Posed by the SEC’s Regulation Best Interest Pete Tepley and Meredith Lees highlight...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Interpleader: Court Holds Plan Benefits Must Be Distributed to Beneficiary and Insured’s Estate May Not Assert Claims Against Plan Trustee Regarding Distribution of the Death Benefits

Originally published by DRI’s Life, Health and Disability Committee in The ERISA Report, Volume 13,...