Susan Huntington, Bill Goddard and Dan Wenner authored an article, “Implications Of Yates Memo For D&O Insurance,” in Law360. The article examines how the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) new enforcement policy, known as the Yates Memo, will likely increase costs associated with claims under director and office insurance policies. The Yates Memo, which calls for the DOJ’s enhanced focus on holding corporate executives accountable for corporate wrongdoings in both criminal and civil cases, will lengthen government investigations to evaluate individual culpability; and in turn increase defense expenses associated with investigations.
Steven A. Cash, Benjamin H. Nissim and David Forscey, policy analyst for the Homeland Security & Public Safety Division of the National Governors Association, co-authored an article, "Cybersecurity Is The Next Frontier Of State Regulation," for Law360.
John Cerreta wrote an article, "Design Defects at the Connecticut Supreme Court: A Doctrine in Flux," for The Connecticut Law Tribune.
Erick Sandler wrote an article, "Court Sets Standard for Application of Attorney-Client Privilege to Mixed-Purpose Communications," for The Connecticut Law Tribune.
On September 16, 2016, C. John DeSimone, III co-presented at the New Jersey Association of Corporate Counsel’s 14th Annual All-Day CLE Conference at the Hannover Marriott located in Whippany, New Jersey.
Paul D. Williams and Jennifer Shukla updated the Q&A guide "Initial Civil Appeals: Connecticut" for Practical Law. This Q&A addresses starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal and requesting rehearing.
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Paul Halasz was quoted in an article, "Consumer Court Wins Spur Surge In NJ Contract Class Actions," in Law360.
Michael Furey was quoted and Dennis LaFiura was mentioned in an article, "Confidentiality is Key Issue in Heating-Up OMNIA Litigation," in New Jersey Law Journal.
Michael Furey and Dennis LaFiura were mentioned in an article, "Horizon Can't Keep OMNIA Docs Hidden From Challengers," in Law360. Day Pitney is representing seven New Jersey hospitals in a lawsuit against Horizon Healthcare, relating to its new, two-tiered health plan called OMNIA. Judge Robert P. Contillo found on April 22 that financial analysis of the impact upon two hospitals of Omnia conducted by Horizon is "highly relevant" information and must be produced during discovery. He also found that Horizon failed to establish the document as privileged attorney work, privileged attorney-client communications or a confidential self-critical analysis.