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.
Related Story: USA Today Read Story

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

    2014 Paralegal eLearning Program: Immediate Pre-Mortem Planning

    08/14/2014-08/14/2014

    What to do when a client is dying or on death bed: retitle assets to avoid probate, make annual exclusion gifts, pre-pay tuition, sell closely held (hard to value) business interests, fractionalize real estate, update beneficiary designations,

    Protection of IRA & Qualified Plan Assets after Clark v. Rameker

    08/19/2014-08/19/2014

    Retirement plan assets have become a major factor in the USA, amounting to approximately $23trillion as of December 31, 2013. Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) were some $6.5trillion of that total, and have been looked upon as a tool for closing out many company and government sponsored retirement ...

    SCINs and Private Annuities

    11/18/2014-11/18/2014

    Program information will be available

List Serv

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RPTE-PROPERTY@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Chairs:

Ratley-Beach, Leslie

Vice-Chair:

Fineman, Richard

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 1, 2014

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