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PIA Analysis - Florida Countersignature Decision
As we reported to you last week, on September 30, 2003 Judge Robert L. Hinkle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
The Reason Carriers Are Conducting Background Checks on Their Agents
The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Public Law 103-322, H.R. 3355; Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1033-1034 ("the Act")...
Court Stay Allows FTC to Operate Do-Not-Call
On Tuesday, October 7, 2003 the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for the Federal Trade Commission to operate the national...
Supreme Court Declines PIA's Request for Cert - OCC
TO: PIA State/Regional Affiliate Executives CC: PIA National Member Leadership FROM: Pat Borowski RE: Supreme Court Declines Our Request for Cert - OCC On...
Pennsylvania Seeks to Ban Lender for Allegedly Violating State Do-Not-Call Law
On September 30, Pennsylvania Attorney General Mike Fisher asked a state court to permanently ban Liberty One Financial, Inc. from doing business in the state,...
Telemarketers Refuse to Give FCC Copy of National Do-Not-Call List
In the past week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began enforcement of the national Do-Not-Call list, after a federal judge barred the Federal Trade Commission...
GAO Report Recommends Greater Uniformity of State Market Conduct
On October 2, 2003, the General Accounting Office (GAO) released a report entitled: Insurance Regulation: Common Standards and Improved Coordination Needed to Strengthen Market Regulation....
ISO Pegs Isabel Insured Loss at $1.17 Billion
Insurers are expected to pay $1.17 billion to homeowners and businesses for insured property losses from Hurricane Isabel that struck eight mid-Atlantic and northeastern states...
Microsoft Facing Product Liability Lawsuits
A lawyer specializing in product liability lawsuits filed a case last week in State Superior Court in Los Angeles charging Microsoft with violating California's consumer...
Florida Countersignature Law Declared Unconstitutional
Judge Robert L. Hinkle of the U.S. District Court of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida has ruled that state's insurance...