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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsGuidance on Investment Advice ExemptionPosted on April 21, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    The DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (the “EBSA”) recently released additional guidance on PTE 2020-02, Improving Investment Advice for Workers and Retirees, a new prohibited transaction exemption under ERISA that was adopted on December 18, 2020 (the “Exemption”) (see our prior blog posts about the Exemption here and here). The guidance consists of two documents: […] The post Guidance on Investment Advice Exemption appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
  • Blog: Hunton Insurance Recovery BlogMitigating Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Risks Through D&O InsurancePosted on April 20, 2021 by Geoffrey B. Fehling and Yaniel Abreu
    In a recent post on the Nickel Report (“Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance: What are the Risks, Really?”), our colleagues provide a thoughtful discussion of various risks, trending issues, and emerging concerns arising from environmental, social, and corporate governance (“ESG”). One key takeaway is that ESG-related activity at the federal government is just getting started... Continue Reading
  • Blog: Waller Law BlogThe Intersection of Equitable Relief and Creative Problem Solving: Delaware Bankruptcy Court Approves Mandatory Settlement Procedures to Address Environmental Remediation IssuesPosted on April 15, 2021 by
    Bankruptcy case addresses complex environmental remediation issues in chapter 11 through implementation of mandatory settlement procedures.
  • Blog: Data Security Law BlogNew York Gets Ready to Jump on the Biometric BandwagonPosted on April 7, 2021 by Gautam Rao, Peter A. Nelson
    Companies that do business in New York or with New Yorkers could soon face an onslaught of biometric privacy-related litigation, courtesy of New York Assembly Bill 27, the Biometric Privacy Act (“BPA”). Currently pending before the legislature, the bill is modeled on Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) and, like that law, would impose a [...]
  • Blog: It Pays to Be CoveredInsurers Assert Single Occurrence Defense to Duck Coverage for NordstromPosted on March 18, 2021 by Katherine J. Henry
    Nordstrom, like other retailers, sustained property damage and business interruption expenses as a result of protests arising out of the Black Lives Matter movement. Although the retailer supports BLM, its insurers do not support Nordstrom. In a complaint filed in district court in the Western District of Washington (access here), Nordstrom alleges that its insurers contend that...

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