Jenner & Block

Insurance Counselor

This edition of the newsletter is focused on some important insurance issues that can arise during bankruptcy proceedings and contains articles on:

  • The effect of bankruptcy on “pay first” insurance policy requirements.

  • Retrospective premium policies and the prevailing law on the unique issues that arise in bankruptcy. 

  • Key issues for bankrupt entities to consider when determining a strategy for dealing with environmental claims under Commercial General Liability insurance policies.

  • A recent U.S. District Court decision that rejected a debtor’s attempt to sell its insurance policies back to its insurers.

  • A recent court decision that helps dispel fears that the presence of “entity coverage” will deprive directors and officers of D&O insurance protection in bankruptcy.

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