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

Committee Events

    New IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and Related Procedures: Compliance Options for Foreign Assets in a Transparent World

    09/23/2014-09/23/2014

    On June 18, 2014, the IRS announced substantial changes to its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). Taxpayers who have failed to report interests in foreign assets now have three different paths available to them to come into compliance: OVDP, streamlined filing, and delinquent FBAR/information ...

    Build-to-Suit Leases: A Construction Contract and

    09/24/2014-09/24/2014

    The panel will discuss the construction contract component included in a build-to-suit lease. The panel will also address the parties respective interests, risks and concerns as well as their roles and responsibilities during the construction process. The panel aims to provide practical approaches to ...

    Estate Planning for Farmers & Ranchers

    09/30/2014-09/30/2014

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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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