The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law:
Professor Sachin Pandya presented a paper entitled Joint Liability Without Joint Employer: Aiding-Abetting Liability in U.S. Work Law at the meeting of the Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sept. 16, 2017.
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit cited two papers by UConn Law Professor Alexandra Lahav in an opinion, released August 15, 2017, in In Re: Howmedica Osteonics Corp. The judges vacated an order of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to transfer the case to a District Court in California. The Third Circuit panel cited Lahav's writing on jurisdictional questions in complex litigation in Bellwether Trials, published in 2008 in the George Washington Law Review, and The Market for Preclusion in Merger Litigation, co-written with Sean J. Griffith of Fordham Law School and published in 2013 by the Vanderbilt Law Review.
Professor Peter Lindseth has been named a senior fellow of the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at New York University School of Law. The program is "dedicated to developing a richer and deeper understanding of the causes of corporate misconduct and the nature of effective enforcement and compliance."
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak in two panel discussions at the 10th Annual Global Seminar of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, which will be held June 29 to 30, 2017, in Old Windsor, United Kingdom. The panels will address the topics ComFrame and the Insurance Capital Standard and Digitalisation in the Insurance Sector: Benefits and Risks to Consumers.