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ABA Insurance Services Rolls out Enhanced D&O Liability Coverage 

ABA-endorsed Insurance Program offers new policy features

ABA Insurance Services has developed a Directors & Officers Liability (D&O) policy to protect financial institutions and their directors, officers and employees to keep pace with today’s litigious environment.

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ABMI announces 27th consecutive distribution to participating banks 

$82.7 million has been declared in total distributions since 1991.
American Bankers Mutual Insurance, Ltd. (ABMI), the reinsurer of the ABA-endorsed insurance program, has declared a $1.5 million distribution to current member banks of the American Bankers Association (ABA) that have D&O, Financial Institution

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BakerHostetler selected to provide security incident response and preparedness services as part of cyber insurance program for banks 

Cyber Coverage Offered As Banking Industry Is Subjected to Greater Scrutiny

ABA Insurance Services has selected BakerHostetler's award winning Privacy and Data Protection team to be the premier legal services provider as part of our new Cyber Insurance program for banks.

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Transgender in the workplace 

Given the EEOCs heighten focus on transgender issues and the increase in administrative claims, an influx of private lawsuits is sure to follow. It is important to have an anti-discrimination/harassment policy that includes gender identity and sexual orientation in conjunction with an EPL policy to mitigate exposure in a claim.

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FBI issues bulletins on Dyre and Carbanak malware 

The FBI released several updates and bulletins to the banking industry regarding two different malware: Dyre and Carbanak/Anunak. The Dyre malware is being used with social engineering in order to get around two-factor authentication typically required by banks for large wire transfers.

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Fleet-footed investigations and prompt remedial action: the new normal 

The following article by Philip Storm, Earl M. (Chip) Jones, III and Greg Keating is reprinted with permission from Littler Mendelson

Whistleblowing has really become a hot issue. In March 2015, the SEC issued a half million dollar bounty award to a whistleblower, serving as a huge reminder to employers–including community banks–to have protocols in place to investigate and respond to internal complaints and concerns. The national law firm of Littler Mendelson, experts in employment and labor laws, shares some insight to effectively address internal concerns to prevent (potentially embarrassing) escalations of situations.

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