Restrictive Covenants For Insurance Producers: A Primer On Legal Enforceability
As States continue to diverge in their interpretation and enforcement of restrictive covenant agreements, it is now more important than ever to ensure those agreements are drafted to conform with jurisdiction-specific laws.
ACA Attacked By Left and Right; New Jersey’s Response
After the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in a 2-1 decision last December, declared the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual health insurance mandate unconstitutional as a result of Congress’ elimination of the mandate’s financial penalty in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) and sent the case back to the district court to decide the issue in Texas v. United States, numerous state attorneys general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision.
Recent Cases Highlight Insurance Marketing Risk
Recent high profile matters serve as a solemn reminder that marketing techniques in the insurance business are highly regulated and that the simple act of marketing an insurance product can be a risky and costly endeavor.
Brigette Eagan Publishes OpEd "How to be a rainmaker … by a lawyer who is not one"
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Ms. Eagan advises human resources and in-house counsel on a broad range of employment issues including terminations/employee discipline with a sensitivity to employer risk and exposure; conducting sexual harassment, discrimination, and whistle-blower investigations as an Independent Investigator.
Five Things You need to Know About New Jersey's Surprise Medical Bill Law
In June 2018 Governor Murphy signed into law the Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act which took effect August 30, 2018.
Lockton Affinity – NJDOBI Consent Order Highlights Affinity Marketing Risk
As set forth in our opening article, Affinity Brokerage relationship can present regulatory risk. On September 5, 2019, the State of New Jersey, Department of Banking and Insurance entered a Consent Order in the Matter of Proceedings by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance, State of New Jersey, to fine Lockton Affinity, LLC, Reference No. 9026721.
AFFINITY INSURANCE BROKERAGE: A PRIMER ON COMPENSATION TO UNLICENSED PARTIES
Affinity insurance brokerage, a sales model whereby an insurance producer gains access to potential insureds through a sponsoring organization, typically an unlicensed entity, is nothing new.
Avi Kelin Pens Article in Jewish Link "What all Businesses Need to Know About Political Activity"
Avi D. Kelin, Esq., Associate in the firm’s Corporate Political Activity Law practice, recently penned an article series for the Jewish Link, the first of which “What all Businesses Need to Know About Political Activity”, was published in their January 30th edition.
What Cannabis Companies Need to Know About Data Security
Companies should not take solace in the hope that hackers will merely bypass them for these larger targets. Smaller companies, and even cannabis companies, can and have been hacked and subject to data breaches in the past.