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Joseph A. Oliva Featured in “The Termination Provision in Fidelity Insurance Policies: Practitioners Discuss a Split in Authority,” Bloomberg Commercial Insurance Law Report March 5, 2012

Joseph A. Oliva, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services Practice Group, participated in the Q&A feature of the March 2012 Bloomberg Law Reports — Commercial Insurance, which asked leading insurance coverage practitioners to weigh-in on the applicability of the termination provision in fidelity insurance policies.

“While there appears to be a split in the applicability of termination provisions in commercial crime policies, it appears a court’s interpretation will be based on the exact language of the provisions and the policy as a whole,” Joe wrote. “As with every insurance policy issue, the drafting of the policy’s language must embrace the actual intent of the contract and must be drafted with particular attention to its intent.”

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