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CUG.COMments Archive

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Number Date Title
Issue 107 December 2016 Forum Deadlock: Where Should Securities Class Action Lawsuits Be Heard? – PDF Web
Issue 106 September 2016 New Name, New Products, New Staff, New Web Site – PDF Web
Issue 105 July 2016 D&O Underwriting Preferences Revisited – PDF Web
Issue 104 May 2016 An Expanded Product Initiative for Private Companies – PDF Web
Issue 103 March 2016 New Primary Form ORUG-95 – PDF Web
Issue 102 January 2016 Current Developments in Proxy Access – PDF Web
Issue 101 November 2015 The Controversy Over the SEC's In-House Tribunal – PDF Web
Issue 100 September 2015 The DOJ Yates Memorandum – PDF Web
Issue 99 July 2015 Review: Number of Public Companies, Dodd-Frank, & NARAB
Issue 98 May 2015 Activist Shareholders: White Knights, or Barbarians at the Gate?
Issue 97 March 2015 Federal Securities Legislation & Regulation
Issue 96 January 2015 TRIA, Derivative settlements, an FIO report, & Corporate Boards
Issue 95 November 2014 New "A-Sure" lead Side A-only policy
Issue 94 September 2014 D&O Liability Face-Off: Plaintiffs vs. Defendants
Issue 93 July 2014 Review: Halliburton, TRIA, and the JOBS Act
Issue 92 May 2014 The SEC's Fair Funds distribution
Issue 91 March 2014 The Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund. Inc.
Issue 90 January 2014 Federal Insurance Office: Report Released
Issue 89 November 2013 Halliburton Seeks Supreme Court Review of Basic v. Levinson 1988
Issue 88 September 2013 A Federal Bill to Simplify Agent and Broker Licensing
Issue 87 July 2013 Follow-Ups on Exclusive-Forum Provisions, the Neal Bill and the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Issue 86 May 2013 TRIA Returns, a Large Derivative Settlement and the FIO Report on U.S. Insurance
Issue 85 March 2013 The JOBS Act After One Year
Issue 84 January 2013 Whistleblowing Update and FCPA Resource Guide
Issue 83 November 2012 U.S. Government Investigations
Issue 82 September 2012 Dodd-Frank and D&O
Issue 81 July 2012 Dodd-Frank, Two Years On
Issue 80 May 2012 A Look at Exclusive-Forum Provisions
Issue 79 March 2012 CUG Announces a New One-Page Excess D&O Form
Issue 78 January 2012 The Decline in Publicly Listed Companies
Issue 77 November 2011 Securities Lawsuits Analysis
Issue 76 September 2011 The SEC: An Agency Reviewed
Issue 75 July 2011 Whatever Happened With ?
Issue 74 May 2011 Supreme Court: Erica P. John Fund v. Halliburton
Issue 73 March 2011 Whistleblowing Under Dodd-Frank
Issue 72 January 2011 The Future of the Market
Issue 71 November 2010 Reflections on the Market
Issue 70 September 2010 Basel III
Issue 69 July 2010 Finance Reform Bill and Ward's 50
Issue 68 May 2010 Expanding Into Nonprofit D&O
Issue 67 March 2010 National Ethics-Awareness Month
Issue 66 January 2010 New Side-A Form and Denver Office
Issue 65 November 2009 Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits
Issue 64 September 2009 Specter Moves to Thwart Stoneridge
Issue 63 July 2009 Mid-Summer Miscellany
Issue 62 May 2009 Shareholder Power: New Dawn or Just a Break in the Clouds?
Issue 61 March 2009 Insurance Regulation In a Time of Crisis
Issue 60 January 2009 State of the Insurance Industry, New Risk Preferences
Issue 59 November 2008 Volatility, Securities Class Actions, SEC Enforcement
Issue 58 September 2008 Historical Perspective on Current Events
Issue 57 July 2008 XBRL: A Revolution in Regulatory Reporting?
Issue 57 Post-Script
Issue 56 May 2008 Introducing Our New Primary D&O Policy
Issue 55 March 2008 Whatever Happened To... ?
Issue 54 January 2008 SCA Filings and Volatility
Issue 53 November 2007 TRIA, and a New Look at Federal Securities Class Action Policy
Issue 52 September 2007 The Stoneridge Case
Issue 51 July 2007 Tellabs Revisited and Underwriting Announcements
Issue 50 May 2007 10b5 Trading Plans Revisited
Issue 49 March 2007 Several Items of Interest
Issue 48 January 2007 D&O and LPL Underwriting Preferences: Brokers' Guide 2007
Issue 47 November 2006 From Corruption to Courtroom
Issue 46 September 2006 D&O Insurance and Blogs
Issue 45 July 2006 Stock Options Backdating
Issue 44 May 2006 The Dabit Decision: A Loophole Closed
Issue 43 March 2006 D&O Underwriting Preferences: Brokers Guide 2006
Issue 42 January 2006 2005 Securities Class Actions Filings: An Early appraisal
Issue 41 November 2005 Old Republic Professional Introduces ExcessFirst
Issue 40 September 2005 Placing D&O Business in the Internet Age
Issue 39 July 2005 Insurance Regulation: Change is Urged; The NAIC Digs In
Issue 38 May 2005 The Supreme Court Rules on Dura
Issue 37 March 2005 Comments on the Life Science Industry
Issue 36 January 2005 Tillinghast 2004 D&O Survey
Issue 35 November 2004 A New Location - With Some History)
Issue 34 August 2004 Web-Based Document Delivery Launched
Issue 33 June 2004 Risk Based Capital
Issue 32 April 2004 Securities Claim Action Claims Backlog
Issue 31 February 2004 D&O Insurance Industry Trends
Issue 30 December 2003 20th Anniversary
Issue 29 October 2003 Miscellanous Items
Issue 28 August 2003 What is Severability?
Issue 27 June 2003 Public Company D&O Business
Issue 26 April 2003 The CUG Web Site is Upgraded
Issue 25 February 2003 The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002
Issue 24 November 2002 Key D&O Carriers and Ratings
Issue 23 August 2002 Comment: D&O Liability Today
Issue 22 June 2002 Congressional Responses to the Enron Crisis
Issue 21 April 2002 The D&O Market Faces Changes
Issue 20 February 2002 Changes in Corporate Accounting Rules
Issue 19 December 2001 A Look Back at 2001
Issue 18 October 2001 PLUS 2001 and a New Staff Member
Issue 17 August 2001 Au Revoir and Welcome to Staff Members
Issue 16 June 2001 Side-A Only Coverage for D&O Liability Insurance
Issue 15 April 2001 Causes of Lawyers Professional Liability Claims
Issue 14 February 2001 Binder Conditions: Why Are They Important?
Issue 13 December 2000 A Look Back at 2000
Issue 12 October 2000 Insider Trading: The SEC Clarifies
Issue 11 August 2000 CUG's Claims Expertise
Issue 10 June 2000 President Marty Perry Looks at the D&O Market
Issue 9 April 2000 The Federal Judicial Circuit System
Issue 8 February 2000 A New D&O Underwriter, Reverse Mergers
Issue 7 December 1999 A Look Back at 1999
Issue 6 October 1999 Evaluating a Company for D&O Insurance
Issue 5 August 1999 The Web Site
Issue 4 June 1999 The Brokers' Role in the Claims Process
Issue 3 April 1999 Professional Liability
Issue 2 February 1999 D&O Capabilities
Issue 1 December 1998 Plus CA Change