Lowenstein Sandler’s Insurance Recovery Podcast, “Don’t Take No for an Answer,” is a podcast discussing key issues in insurance recovery law, providing both “101” lessons on the nuts and bolts of insurance recovery law, and in depth discussions of timely insurance issues. Hosted by Lynda Bennett, Chair of Lowenstein Sandler’s Insurance Recovery Group, and Michael Lichtenstein, Partner in Lowenstein’s Insurance Recovery Group, this podcast, geared toward policyholders, will feature guests including insurance brokers, insurers from the other side of the aisle, lawyers from other practice areas, and many others. For more information, please visit www.lowenstein.com/podcasts.
The Intersection of Insurance and Bankruptcy – Part 2
Continuing the conversation from our last episode, Michael Lichtenstein, guest host Joe Saka, and Lowenstein Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department Chair Jeff Cohen dive deeper into the insurance issues that arise in bankruptcy cases. They examine how D&O insurance comes into play in the bankruptcy context, and how COVID-19 business interruption claims are affecting bankruptcies, highlighting the Century 21 case as an example.
The Intersection of Insurance and Bankruptcy – Part 1
In this episode, Michael introduces guest host Joe Saka, Senior Counsel in Lowenstein’s Insurance Recovery Group, who sits down with the Chair of Lowenstein’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department, Jeff Cohen, to discuss the intersection between bankruptcy and insurance. In part 1, Joe asks Jeff about his background and experience in bankruptcy law, the unique challenges involved in retail bankruptcies in the aftermath of COVID-19, and what trends we can expect to see in bankruptcy cases moving forward
Protecting Against Environmental Risks
The Biden administration has made it clear that they plan to vigorously enforce federal environmental laws using the full power of the EPA and Department of Justice. In this episode, Howard Tollin, President – Environmental & Professional Services at SterlingRisk, joins Michael Lichtenstein to discuss insurance options to help companies protect themselves against environmental risks.
The Brave New Frontier of Securing D&O Insurance for SPACs and deSPACs
Picking up from our last episode, Lowenstein Corporate Partner Valeska Pederson Hintz joins the conversation about securing D&O insurance coverage for SPACs and deSPACs. Valeska, Lynda Bennett, and Rob Crocitto from ARC Excess & Surplus Lines dive into why SPACs have become so popular, consider whether SPACs pose more or less risk than the traditional IPO model, and the unique challenges in the D&O space as insurers scramble to keep up with the dizzying pace of these deals.
The D&O Renewal Market: Will the Wild Ride of Premium Increases, Stretched Capacity and Restrictive Terms Continue?
After the unprecedented challenges 2020 brought to every business and industry, many companies saw increases in their premiums and self-insured retentions. Many companies are now going into their next D&O insurance renewal with some level of fear and trepidation. Rob Crocitto from ARC Excess & Surplus Lines joins Lynda Bennett in this episode to discuss what to expect and how to prepare for this year’s D&O renewal market.
The Ransomware Attack Part 2 – How To Respond When The Enemy Overcomes The Gates
This episode is a continuation of Lynda’s conversation with Bridget Choi, Deputy Counsel and Managing Director of Strategy at Kivu Consulting, and David Anderson, VP within Lockton Insurance’s Cyber Technology Group, about ransomware claims. Today our guests focus on how to respond in the event your company is hit with a ransomware attack and how to maximize insurance coverage for the full array of costs that will be required to respond.