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Notice for NY Life Policies, Annuity Contracts, and Fraternal Benefit Society Certificates

April 7, 2020
Dear Policyholder, A recent Executive Order issued by Governor Cuomo, together with recent amendments to the insurance and banking regulations (the “regulations”) issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“Department”), extend grace periods and give you other rights... Find out more »
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Notice for Certain NY Property & Casualty Policies

Dear Policyholder, A recent Executive Order issued by Governor Cuomo, together with recent amendments to the insurance and banking regulations (the “regulations”) issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“Department”), extend grace periods and give you other rights... Find out more »
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Wellbeing Wrap-up: Mental Wellbeing & COVID-19

April 2, 2020
Having a safe place for employees to care for their mental health is essential for workplaces to be their best and for employees to experience wellbeing. Liz Entin, Director of Health Strategies & Solutions at SIG, an Alera Group firm in Baltimore, MD, interviews NAMI Metro... Find out more »
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Managing Anxiety During a Pandemic

April 1, 2020
It’s no surprise that rates of depression, anxiety and other mental disorders soar during pandemics.1 Currently, 58% of U.S. workers are suffering from COVID-related anxiety, and 35% say it’s interfering with their workplace productivity.2 In times of stress or trauma, such as a... Find out more »
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COVID-19 FAQ Guides for Employees & Employers

In these unprecedented times, we know that both employers and employees are looking for guidance when it comes to COVID-19. We've compiled two FAQ guides for employees and employers that walk through the answers to the frequently asked questions that our firms around the nation are... Find out more »
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Legal Alert: The CARES Act – Retirement Plan Provisions

On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  The CARES Act includes several provisions impacting retirement plans. Withdrawal Provisions The CARES ACT waives the 10% early withdrawal penalty tax on “Coronavirus Related... Find out more »
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Legal Alert: Congress Passes the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

On March 27, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The CARES Act comes as a continued response to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that is significantly impacting the United States. The Act is a $2.2 trillion economic package that... Find out more »