Insurance companies face increased scrutiny from both government antitrust enforcers and the plaintiff antitrust class action bar. With many companies now undertaking a reassessment of their practices for compliance with antitrust laws, antitrust issues are arising with joint underwriting arrangements, such as pools and binding authorities, where a single underwriter prices and accepts risks on common terms for several insurers. In Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes, Locke Lord partner Tom Bush addresses how companies need to be vigilant to prevent legitimate joint underwriting activities from leading to other practices that can be found to violate the antitrust laws. (Read More)