American Bar Association
 
Property, Casualty, and Other Non-Title Insurance Committee

ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law

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

    Creative Estate Planning Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIPs

    04/07/2015-04/07/2015

    Why You Should Attend:Lifetime QTIPs, once used infrequently, are now increasing in popularity as planners see their tremendous benefits. In fact, lifetime QTIPs are perhaps one of the best and most under-utilized estate planning techniques. Recent changes to the income and transfer tax laws contribute ...

    Domestic Asset Protection Trust Planning: Jurisdiction Selection Series: Arizona, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire.

    04/14/2015-04/14/2015

    15 states, such as Nevada and New Hampshire, permit the creation of full blown self-settled asset protection trusts. Besides the 15, at least 10 other states, including Arizona and Maryland, allow some form of an asset protection trust, including inter vivos QTIP trusts. The proliferation of domestic ...

    Fundamentals of Title Insurance

    04/22/2015-04/22/2015

    This eCLE webinar will cover the basics of title insurance how a title search is created, how a transaction is closed, and the extent of typical coverages provided. Topics include: Search and Examination Public records Other searches The difference between and abstract ...

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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