A roundup of some of the more unusual items that crossed our desk recently.
Cleveland, Ohio – January 15, 2014 - The Lawson Firm, LLC has launched an online forum for sharing information about legal and compliance issues facing insurance companies. The firm’s new “Legal and Compliance Risk Forum” contains information for insurers about a variety of legal and compliance issues including:
• New Laws and Regulations
• Insurer Fines, Penalties, and other Market Conduct Issues
• Compliance Best Practices
“Insurance companies, particularly those that operate in multiple states, face a daily onslaught of new legal and compliance issues posing risks that must be managed, “ explains Scott Lawson, attorney and editor of the Legal and Compliance Risk Forum. According to Lawson, “This new Forum is designed to enable the sharing of practical, actionable information that companies can use to manage those risks.”
While today marks its official launch, the Forum is already tracking several regulatory topics including:
• The Expiration of Florida’s Exemption Order for Filing Certain Property and Casualty Policy Forms
• California’s new “Do-Not-Track” Law
• Death Master File Requirements for Life Insurers
• New Rules in Texas for Certain Personal Lines Policies
• OFAC Compliance
Subscriptions to the Forum are free and are available via email and RSS feed.
About The Lawson Firm
The Lawson Firm, LLC provides legal and compliance advice, counsel, and compliance project management services to insurance companies on a broad range of legal, regulatory, and transactional matters. Much of the firm’s expertise was developed through hands-on experience working in-house with leading insurance organizations. The Firm is managed by Scott Lawson, an attorney with over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry including experience working with small, mid-sized, and major carriers on both the Life and P&C sides of the business. For more information about the firm, please visit www.lawsonfirm.net.
This is an advertisement. The Lawson Firm, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “TLF”) does not claim expertise in the laws of jurisdictions other than those in which our attorneys are licensed. Certification in any of the practice areas mentioned herein is not available in Ohio. Receipt or transmittal of communications to or from TLF, or our attorneys, by any means, does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship is established only upon completion of standard engagement procedures. The information contained herein is intended to educate members of the public generally and is not intended to provide solutions to individual problems. Readers are cautioned not to attempt to solve individual problems solely based on information contained herein. Certain services mentioned herein may constitute non-law or law-related services and, with respect to those services, the protections of the lawyer-client relationship may not apply.
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