Although the United States has been the forum of choice for U.S.-based foreign securities lawsuits even among foreign investors, this trend has been significantly affected by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd.
The forum non conveniens doctrine allows courts the discretion to refuse to hear cases that are more appropriately and expeditiously tried elsewhere.
Analysis of D&O and E&O coverage exclusions must consider the evidence required to support a dishonesty finding, applicability of the personal profit exclusion, and specific requirements of the money laundering exclusion.
Courts have aggressively applied the crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege, forcing disclosure of lawyer-client communications. Contrary to popular understanding, the exception is not limited to crimes and frauds.
Often unnoticed until a claim is concluded, allocation is one of the most significant issues facing claims adjusters and counsel.
A seasoned litigator examines rules and ethical opinions governing inadvertent disclosures of privileged information, discussing attorney-client privilege, sanctions that may occur, and procedures to both comply with the rules and protect the privilege.
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Amidst the media storm in the wake of a catastrophe, it can be difficult for the true issues of insurance contract obligations and benefits owed to be heard.
Defense counsel, the insured, or the broker may need to consider the many factors that affect whether exposure may exist above an insured's policy limit.