Bill Goddard wrote an article, "Connecticut Offers More Options for Insurers Exiting Lines of Business," for Business Insurance. The article discusses the new Connecticut law which allows domestic insurers to divide into two or more insurers. Public Act 17-2, An Act Authorizing Domestic Insurers to Divide, establishes an entirely new procedure, effectively a demerger, which creates multiple distinct legal successors to the originating insurer. Goddard writes, "The act is modeled after similar statutes in Pennsylvania and Arizona. However, statutes in the other states apply to general corporate matters, whereas the new Connecticut law is dedicated to insurance." When these transactions are proposed, it will be up to the courts to weigh-in if there are objectors, Goddard adds. "But for now, a powerful new tool for corporate efficiency may be added to the insurance tool kit."
Elizabeth Retersdorf authored an article, "Copyright Registration Ruling Creates Insurance Risks," for Law360.
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On September 20, Susan Huntington presented during an educational call-in discussion, "Insurance and Coverage Risk Management Approaches to Address the Opioid Crisis," for the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).
On March 8, Bill Goddard will be speaking on "Lessons Learned from ERM, ORSA and Corporate Governance: Identifying and Remedying Weaknesses in Your Company's Risk and Capital Frameworks" at the 14th National Forum on Insurance Regulation, a conference presented by the American Conference Institute (ACI) to be held in New York.
On February 9, Bill Goddard will be speaking on a panel, titled "You've Got to Come Back with Me to The Future: An Ethics Discussion," at the 2018 International Association of Insurance Receivers (IAIR) Insurance Resolution Workshop to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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Day Pitney partner Chase Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, was featured in an article, "Retired Judges Establish Fund To Provide Lawyers For Immigrant Families," published by the Hartford Courant.
Chase T. Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, was recognized by the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information (CCFOI) for bringing greater openness to the state's court system.
On May 15, Chase T. Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, received the 2018 John M. Bailey Award for Public Service at the Hartford County Bar Association (HCBA) Annual Meeting, which was held at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford, CT.
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