Archive for August, 2014


August 18, 2014 By Andrew Scurria Irving Picard has wowed the investment world by recovering more than $9 billion for victims of the Bernard L. Madoff Ponzi scheme, but attorneys say the superstar trustee’s juggernaut may finally be losing steam as a judicial backlash against his tactics emboldens the remaining holdouts. By all accounts, Picard […]

  August 15, 2014   By Warren S. Hersch The death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has brought to light issues focusing on life insurance policy death benefit claims in cases where the insured committed suicide within a policy’s two-year contestability period. To explore these issues, LifeHealthPro Senior Editor Warren Hersch interviewed Jerome Reisman, […]

August 13, 2014 By Steve Hargreaves An Oklahoma oil tycoon and key player in America’s recent oil boom may soon face the largest divorce judgment ever. Last week lawyers for Harold Hamm and his wife Sue Ann Hamm squared off in divorce court in Oklahoma City, according to court documents. Not much is known about […]

August 6, 2014 By Sonali Basak Pandora Media Inc. (P), the pioneering Internet radio service, reached a partnership agreement with Merlin, the rights agency that represents independent record companies, in its first direct deal with music labels. Pandora will create customized channels for artists, letting them communicate with fans, according to a statement today. Merlin, […]