Ms. Hall's insurance and reinsurance publications include articles on insurance regulation, reinsurance regulation, set-offs (offsets), former Section 304 of the US Bankruptcy Code, arbitration, Solvency II, credit for reinsurance, and receiverships. Additionally, she has authored / co-authored more than 50 amici briefs filed on behalf of the Reinsurance Association of America. Issues include: follow the fortunes / follow the settlements, direct actions, cut-throughs, fronting, setoffs (offsets), the McCarran Ferguson Act, single versus multiple occurrences, arbitration rights in receivership, fraud in the inducement, and rescission.
Mealey's Litigation Report: Reinsurance, Vol. 29, No. 11, (2018)
ARIAS-US Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 2 at 20 (2018); Reinsurance Vol. 10, No. 11 at 4 (2018).
ARIAS-US Quarterly, Vol. 23 No. 1 at 18 (2016)
Arbitration: New Developments To Bring More Confidence To An Often Maligned System
Reinsurance Vol. 1, No. 11 at 4; XX Mealey's Reins. Rpt. No. 16 at 17 (2009); Journal of Reinsurance, Vol 17, No. 2 (Spring 2010)
An Overview of the 2009 Update of The Procedures For The Resolution of U.S. Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes, Previously published at www.ArbitrationTaskForce.org, which no longer exists online
Co-Author, Reinsurance Arbitrations in a Sub-Prime Era
Reinsurance Vol. 1, No. 9 at 12 (2009)
Co-Author, Procedures for the Resolution of U.S. Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
XV Mealey's Reins. Rpt. No. 9 at 20 (2004)
Presented to ARIAS U.S. & other organization
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Journal of Reinsurance, Vo. 17, No. 4 (Fall 2010)
Co-author, Are Standards Emerging for Allocation to Reinsurers via Follow the Settlements? Reinsurance Vol. 3 No. 7 at 4 (2010)
Co-Author without attribution, Europe Leads the Way on Insurance Regulation
The Financial Regulator, Vol 12, No. 2 (September 2007)
Co-Author without attribution, US Reinsurance Regulation Reform: The Future is Now
Asia Insurance Review (January 2007)
AIRROC Matters, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall (2006)
Co-Author, Credit for Re-IP Report to NAIC
Submission to NAIC on behalf of Industry Interested Persons, June 10, 2006
Co-Author, Comments on the Draft IAIS Guidance Paper on Risk Transfer, Disclosure and Analysis of Finite Reinsurance
Submission to the IAIS on behalf of Swiss Re (October 2006)
The Status of the Enforceability of U.S. Judgments in the Context of the Hague Convention Submission to NAIC (June 2004)
US Reinsurance Regulation: A Reinsurance Market Perspective
Submitted to NAIC (May 2002)
Reinsurance Regulation in a Global Marketplace: A View from the United States
Journal of Reinsurance, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Winter 2001)
Co-author, U.S. Alternative Risk Management Products: A Reinsurance Perspective 25 The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Issues and Practice, 439 (2000)
Reinsurance and the Regulator: The Interaction of State Collateralization Laws, The McCarran-Ferguson Act, and Section 304 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
Mealey’s Reinsurance In the Real World (1996)
Co-Author, Changes in the U.S. Credit for Reinsurance Law
Int'l J. of Ins. Law, P. 4, 257 (1995)
Credit for Reinsurance: An Ongoing Regulatory Debate
Reinsurance: Fundamentals and New Challenges, Insurance Information Institute (1995)
The Emerging Regulation of Reinsurance Intermediaries
42 Drake L. Review 859 (1993), reprinted in 7 Nat’l. Ins. L. Rev. 449 (1995)
Co-author, A Level Playing Field
Best’s Review, Vol. 93 (1993)
In the Matter of the Liquidation of Integrity Insurance Company
Post-trial Memorandum of the Reinsurance Association of American (February 2004)
Rights and Responsibilities of Reinsurers in Receiverships
The International Journal of Insurance Law (1996)
The Proof is in the Pudding: Acceleration of Reinsurance Recoveries
8 Mealey’s Litigation Reports, Insurance Insolvency, 15 (1996)
Co-author, Insurance Company Insolvencies: Order Out of Chaos
12 J. Ins. Reg. 145 (1993), reprinted ABA TIPS Presentation on Liquidation—With All Deliberate Speed? (1994)
Co-author, Onset of an Offset Revolution: The Application of Set-offs in Insurance Insolvencies
95 Dick. L. Rev. 448 (1991), 8 J. Ins. Reg. 446 (1990), reprinted in 5 Nat’l Ins. L. Rev. 813 (1992) and VI Insurance Law Anthology 107 (1992)
Co-Author, Report of the Focus Group on Insurer Receiverships
Submission to NAIC (1992)
Co-author, Valuation of Contingent Claims and the Application of Set-Offs in Reinsurance Insolvencies (5 part article), Ins. Law & Practice (Parts I-III) (1991)(Parts IV, V) (1992)
English Law of Set-Off (Part II)
US Law of Set-Off (Part IV)
Insolvencies and Guaranty Funds
ABA National Institute on Coverage Disputes in Catastrophic Events (1991)
Co-author, Amreco: A Step Towards International Rehabilitations
7 J. Ins. Reg. 388 (1989)
1991 to 2005 - RAA Law Dept. created and updated the following publications under the leadership of Ms. Hall:
Compendium of Reinsurance Laws and Regulations – 18 charts summarizing and analyzing the laws / regulations of 51 U.S. jurisdictions for key reinsurance topics, including: credit for reinsurance, setoff, insolvency clauses, fronting, bulk reinsurance, cut-throughs and arbitration.
Digest of Reinsurance Case Law – Comprehensive three-volume collection of U.S. reinsurance case law indexed, cross-referenced and summarized with more than 1,100 cases from every state and federal jurisdiction keyed to more than 150-targeted issues.
Manual for the Resolution of Reinsurance Disputes – A comprehensive guide to U.S. reinsurance mediation and arbitration procedures, sample forms, case law, directory of services and recommendations for improving the arbitration process.
Reinsurance Contract Clauses: Case Law Annotations – Compilation of reinsurance contract clauses as interpreted by U.S. courts.
Debra was the Managing Co-Editor and Contributing Author of the first edition of the U.S. leading handbook for administering receivership estates. Thereafter she served as a Contributing Author.
Receiver’s Handbook for Insurance Company Insolvencies, National Assoc. of Insurance Commissioners, (1992).
Curbing the Abuses of Inmate Litigation
American Correctional Association, monograph (1986).
Ms. Hall co-drafted and / or supervised the attached list of amici curiae briefs in Federal and State courts.