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The Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act: The Return of Arbitration as a Quick and Cost-Effective Way for Businesses to Resolve Their Disputes Privately

Arbitration was originally created to provide parties with a speedy and less expensive forum for resolving disputes outside of the courts, but has eroded over the years to become equally, if not more, expensive and time consuming than litigation. To curb that trend, one state has enacted an innovative statutory scheme whose express purpose is […]

Litigation and Regulatory and Enforcement Group

California Decision Expands Actuary’s Potential Liability Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory

The recently published California decision in Nasrawi v. Buck Consultants LLC, issued by the Court of Appeal, Sixth District, has the potential to expand an actuarial firm’s liability well beyond its current limits under California law.[1] In Nasrawi, the appellate court reversed a trial court order which sustained a demurrer filed by defendants Buck Consultants […]