Recent Publications - Jay D. Kenigsberg

The NAIC Cyber Security Model Law Is Ready for Its Debut
September 20, 2017 | Jay D. Kenigsberg | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has advanced its Insurance Data Security Model Law (“Model Law”) for likely adoption at its annual Fall National Meeting this December. The purpose of the new Model Law will be to improve the insurance sector’s ability to respond to cyber incidents. The “insurance sector” includes insurers, agents and …
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Kenigsberg Published in Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report
August 18, 2017 | Jay D. Kenigsberg | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Jay Kenigsberg’s article entitled, “United States v. Ulbricht: Dread Pirate Roberts Pushes the Envelope of the Fourth Amendment,” was published in the September 2017 issue of Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report. Click here to read the Report. …
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Blockchain: Unlinking Hype from Reality
June 21, 2017 | Jay D. Kenigsberg | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On June 15, 2017, AIG and Standard Chartered Bank announced the first multinational smart contract-based insurance policy to function on the blockchain. AIG partnered with IBM to manage and place multiple insurance policies across multiple countries by using an advanced blockchain framework.  In essence, the bank’s clients in the U.K., U.S., Singapore and Kenya will …
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Stranger-Originated Life Insurance and Life Settlements After ‘Kramer’
March 24, 2011 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
When the New York Court of Appeals issued its decision late last year in Kramer v. Phoenix Life Ins. Co.,[1] holding that New York law permitted a person to procure an insurance policy on his or her own life and immediately transfer it to one without an insurable interest in that life, even where the …
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