New Insurance Disclosure Requirements on Defendants in Civil Cases in New York State Courts: New York comprehensive insurance disclosure act obligates defendants in litigation

Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy
Greenberg Traurig LLP

With nearly three decades of experience in life, property, casualty, and workers compensation insurance matters, Michael J. Murphy is a skilled New York insurance legislative and regulatory attorney.

Laura Evangelista
Laura Evangelista
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Laura E. Evangelista focuses her practice on insurance regulatory matters. Laura previously served as Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), where she led the Department’s insurance division, which regulates approximately 1,700 insurers with assets exceeding $4 trillion.

On-Demand: March 18, 2022

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Program Summary

Attorneys may expect to learn about the recent legislative changes to Comprehensive Disclosure Act, which amends New York Civil Practice Law & Rules Section 3101(f) and imposes new insurance disclosure requirements on defendants in civil cases in New York state courts.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Original New York Civil Practice Law & Rules Section 3101(f)
  • Legislative process, including chapter amendments
  • Legislative changes made to 3101(f)
  • Impact on litigation

Date / Time: March 18, 2022

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Michael Murphy_myLawCLEMichael Murphy | Greenberg Traurig LLP

With nearly three decades of experience in life, property, casualty, and workers compensation insurance matters, Michael J. Murphy is a skilled New York insurance legislative and regulatory attorney.

Michael has been involved in many noteworthy insurance matters that have come before the New York State Legislature and the New York State Department of Financial Services, including most recently, ride sharing, climate change, and cybersecurity.

Michael represents a number of national property casualty and life insurance carriers and, as a result, has strong ties to the major insurance industry trade associations and groups. In addition, Michael has a broad background in New York taxation, environmental and tort matters both before the Legislature and State agencies.

Michael’s practice is a continuation of his experience from serving as the Assistant Counsel to the New York Senate Majority, during which time he focused on insurance, banking, housing, and energy matters, as well as floor counsel. After Michael’s state service, and prior to joining GT, Michael was Assistant Vice President for the American Insurance Association, where he directed their New York government relations program.

 

Laura Evangelista_myLawCLELaura Evangelista | Greenberg Traurig LLP

Laura E. Evangelista focuses her practice on insurance regulatory matters. Laura previously served as Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), where she led the Department’s insurance division, which regulates approximately 1,700 insurers with assets exceeding $4 trillion.

In her role at the DFS, Laura supervised all substantive insurance matters, including financial solvency examinations, market conduct examinations and insurance company acquisitions. She worked on policy initiatives, including formulation of regulations and industry guidance. Laura also served as a liaison to regulated entities, trade associations, and consumer groups on emerging issues and coordinated the department’s involvement with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Prior to her government work, Laura served as legal counsel for a boutique international insurance broker and reinsurance intermediary, as well as an insurance litigator at national and regional law firms.

Agenda

I. Before and After – Revisions to New York Civil Practice Law & Rules Section 3101(f) | 12:00 pm – 12:20 pm
II. Legislative Process in Action – How did the Revision Get Enacted | 12:20 pm – 12:40 pm
III. Additional Obligations in Litigation – Practical implications of the Law | 12:40 pm – 1:00 pm