Topic: Connecticut Developments

Connecticut Passes Law on the Confidentiality of Social Security Numbers

On June 10, 2008, Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell signed into law “An Act Concerning the Confidentiality of Social Security Numbers,” Public Act No. 08-167 (the “Act”).  The Act, which becomes effective October 1, 2008, requires any person who collects Social Security numbers in the course of business to create a privacy protection policy. 

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Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge Webinar: ‘Mortgage-Backed and Auction-Rate Securities: Structure, Litigation and Insurance Issues’

Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge’s Insurance and Reinsurance Department will host a webinar on the above topic on Monday, September 29, 2008 at 12:00 PM EDT / 5:00 PM BST

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TODAY’S WEBINAR: Insurance Implications of Climate Change

Today, Thursday, August 28, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge’s Insurance and Reinsurance Department will host a webinar entitled “Insurance Implications of Climate Change”. This 60 minute webinar will comprise a discussion of the global legal framework which recognizes the reality of climate change. 

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Connecticut Attorney General Files Complaints Against Rating Agencies

The Connecticut Attorney General, Richard Blumenthal, recently filed separate complaints against The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (as the parent of Standard & Poor’s), Moody’s Corp., and Fitch, Inc.  The complaints were filed in the Connecticut Superior Court, Judicial District of Hartford.  Each complaint contains a single count for violation of Connecticut’s Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA). 

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August 28 EAPD Webinar: Insurance Implications of Climate Change

On Thursday, August 28, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge’s Insurance and Reinsurance Department will host a webinar entitled “Insurance Implications of Climate Change”. This 60 minute webinar will comprise a discussion of the global legal framework which recognizes the reality of climate change. 

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Ohio Residents File Class Action Complaint Against Makers of Baby Bottles with BPA

Last month, Ohio residents filed a class action complaint against five of the largest baby bottle and “sippy cup” makers:  Avent, Dr. Brown’s, Evenflo, Gerber, and Playtex.  The lawsuit alleges that the bottle makers were aware of the dangers of Bisphenol-A (commonly referred to as “BPA”) but misrepresented, both intentionally and negligently, their products’ safety.  BPA, a component of clear polycarbonate, is commonly used in baby bottles, pacifiers and other baby and adult products. 

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Connecticut Attachment Suit Provides Insight Into Auction Rate Securities Claims

One of Connecticut’s wealthiest families has recently brought an attachment suit against UBS AG, UBS Securities, LLC and UBS Financial Services, Inc. in an effort to require UBS to set aside $150 million to cover a potential reward in an ongoing FINRA arbitration concerning auction rate securities “ARS”). 

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Connecticut Governor Vetoes Bill Establishing the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership

Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell recently vetoed House Bill 5536, An Act Establishing the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership (the “Bill”), which is intended to achieve savings for Connecticut municipalities, nonprofit groups and small employers with 50 employees or less by allowing them to join the current state employees’ health insurance program. 

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