The laws and regulations behind insurance licensing and oversight can often be ignored, forgotten, or treated as a mere formality. However, insurance licensing and regulation is a detailed and often complex area of the law that can be fraught with proverbial landmines for the unwary. In this program, Biderman will provide an overview of the key legal issues related to insurance licensing and regulation both in the present and in the future. He will outline the unique interplay between state and federal regulation in the field of insurance. The program will also help you develop an understanding of the significant licensing requirements of the various players in the insurance marketplace. Additionally, the program will cover the significant regulatory requirements concerning the financial condition of insurance companies, rates, and policy forms and commissions, and the reasons behind these regulations. Finally, this course will address the new frontier of insurance regulatory compliance – compliance with cybersecurity regulations – by examining the ground-breaking cybersecurity regulations developed by New York State's insurance regulator that are sure to serve as a blueprint for other insurance regulators across the United States.
Eric Biderman, Counsel at Arent Fox, has a broad-based insurance practice that encompasses litigation, regulatory and transactional matters. He also handles legal issues relating to insurance coverage for policyholders and carriers.
Eric has substantial litigation experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in insurance-related disputes in state and federal courts across the country. He has a particular expertise in handling matters related to the emerging regulatory landscape of life settlements, where he has represented trusts, investors, and secured lenders in lawsuits concerning the validity of the subject life insurance policies. Eric’s litigation experience also includes taking and defending depositions of insureds, policyowners, agents and other related parties in disputes related to life insurance policies.
Eric also has significant experience handling insurance regulatory and transactional matters. He has advised insurance companies, insurance brokers, insurance agents, premium finance lenders, life settlement providers, and non-insurance entities regarding regulatory and licensing issues in various jurisdictions across the United States. Eric’s transactional experience includes handling a merger transaction that required the approval of multiple regulatory authorities.
Additionally, Eric has devoted a substantial portion of his time to pro bono matters, including family court litigation and not-for-profit public interest endeavors.
Excellent lecturer and excellent course materials. He needs an additional thirty minutes to fit in all the material. However he did the best he could in the time aloted.
Eric Biderman was fantastic.
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