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Remutualization, Erik F. Gerding Jan 2020

Remutualization, Erik F. Gerding

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Policymakers need to rediscover the organizational form of business entity as a tool of financial regulation. Recent and classic scholarship has produced evidence that financial institutions organized as alternative entity forms – including investment bank partnerships and banks and insurance companies organized as mutual or cooperatives – tend to take less risk, exploit customers/consumer less, or commit less misconduct compared to counterparts organized as investor-owned corporations. This article builds off the work of Hill and Painter on investment banks organized as partnerships, Hansmann on the history and economics of banks and insurance companies organized as mutuals and cooperatives, and other scholars ...


Under Attack: Terrorism Risk Insurance Regulation, Alexia Brunet Marks Jan 2011

Under Attack: Terrorism Risk Insurance Regulation, Alexia Brunet Marks

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Scholarly debates over the September 11th attacks focus predominantly on high-profile issues, such as torture, preventive detention, interrogation, privacy, and surveillance. These debates have overshadowed the equally important and far-reaching issue of terrorism risk insurance, which not only involves billions of dollars, but provides powerful incentives to keep us safe. Developing a sound understanding of the market for terrorism risk insurance is essential to guiding the difficult determination of the appropriate balance between private and public responsibility for preventing and (when necessary) compensating for terrorism.

The attacks of September 11th represented one of the costliest insurance events in American history ...


A Domestic Right Of Return?: Race, Rights, And Residency In New Orleans In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina, Lolita Buckner Inniss Jan 2007

A Domestic Right Of Return?: Race, Rights, And Residency In New Orleans In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina, Lolita Buckner Inniss

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This article begins with a critical account of what occurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. This critique serves as the backdrop for a discussion of whether there are international laws or norms that give poor, black Katrina victims the right to return to and resettle in New Orleans. In framing this discussion, this article first briefly explores some of the housing deprivations suffered by Katrina survivors that have led to widespread displacement and dispossession. The article then discusses two of the chief barriers to the return of poor blacks to New Orleans: the broad perception of a race-crime nexus ...


Death And Taxes: The Taxation Of Accelerated Death Benefits For The Terminally Ill, Wayne M. Gazur Jan 1991

Death And Taxes: The Taxation Of Accelerated Death Benefits For The Terminally Ill, Wayne M. Gazur

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Agency And Insurance: Should The Defense Of Fraud By Its Own Agent Be Available To An Insurance Company Issuing Automobile Insurance?, J. Dennis Hynes Jan 1969

Agency And Insurance: Should The Defense Of Fraud By Its Own Agent Be Available To An Insurance Company Issuing Automobile Insurance?, J. Dennis Hynes

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Security And Economy In Land Transactions: Some Suggestions From Scotland And England, Ted J. Fiflis Jan 1968

Security And Economy In Land Transactions: Some Suggestions From Scotland And England, Ted J. Fiflis

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Land Transfer Improvement: The Basic Facts And Two Hypotheses For Reform, Ted J. Fiflis Jan 1966

Land Transfer Improvement: The Basic Facts And Two Hypotheses For Reform, Ted J. Fiflis

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