Kemper has been on the brink of insolvency for years.  It may have finally reached the end of its runway.  Last week, Kemper disclosed its most recent financials, which show that very little cash is left in its two major member companies, raising the specter that it may finally be placed into a liquidation proceeding.  Policyholders should be aware of the ramifications of a Kemper liquidation and take steps, if possible, to mitigate the impact a Kemper liquidation could have on their businesses.
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The litigation fallout from the Bernard Madoff investment scandal recently entered the realm of insurance when two individuals brought a class action suit against American International Group Inc. (“AIG”) in US District Court in the Southern District of NY, alleging the wrongful denial of coverage for losses suffered as a result of Madoff’s scheme.  The