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Property, Casualty, and Other Non-Title Insurance Committee

Property, Casualty, and Other Non-Title Insurance Committee

Mission

This committee focuses on all aspects of property and liability insurance for the ownership of and transactions involving real property.

Committee News & Announcements

Most Insurers Lack a Plan to Address Climate Change, Ceres Says
Bloomberg (03/07/13) Bunn, Elizabeth

A new report released by Boston-based Ceres finds that nearly 90 percent of insurers lack a comprehensive plan to address climate change, and fewer than 50 percent of them see it as a likely source of financial losses. "Climate change exists, it's happening, it's going to have an impact," Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said in a phone interview. "It has the potential of being a real game changer" for investments and underwriting. Ceres said the survey was developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
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Committee Call - February 28

Storm Tracker:
How will more frequent and more severe weather be handled in insurance underwriting and pricing?

Speaker: Robert Fettman, Grant Weaver and Richard Fineman

Listen to the Audio [7mb | MP3 Format]

Program Links

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Tax Traps for the Unwary in Annuity Planning

    08/22/2017-08/22/2017

    Annuities are often part of clients portfolios. They can be very complex products or very simple. The tax treatment of annuities can vary depending on the type of annuity and whether it is owned in an IRA or qualified plan. Not understanding annuities or how an annuity will be taxed can lead to disastrous ...

    Navigating Title Insurance and Survey Issues in Purchase and Sale Agreements

    08/23/2017-08/23/2017

    During this program our experts will cover a variety of issues pertaining to title insurance and surveys. They include: Fundamental issues importance of title insurance and survey to the transaction, mechanics and time frames for title objections, conditions to closing, and closing documentations ...

    Model Rules of Professional Responsibility: Adopted Model Rules - Where Do We Go from Here?

    09/26/2017-09/26/2017

    The ABA House of Delegates has approved Resolution 109 to amend Model Rule 8.4 to bring into the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct an anti-harassment and antidiscrimination provision. The amendment has engendered a significant amount of comment and controversy. In addition, the ABA adopted Resolution ...

List Serv

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RPTE-PROPERTY@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Chair:

Fineman, Richard

Vice-Chair:

Pence, Scott

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 1, 2014

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