USI Insurance Services Acquires GFI Insurance Brokerage

USI Strengthens Commercial, Employee Benefit and Personal Risk Presence in Northeast Region USI announced earlier this week the acquisition of New York-based GFI Insurance Brokerage. For more than 15 years, GFI Insurance has been delivering commercial property and casualty, employee benefit and personal risk solutions to clients in the Northeast region. Commenting on the announcement, James…

GOP Pulls AHCA Before Vote

As we reported on Friday, March 24, 2017 in our health care reform timeline, the U.S. House of Representatives pulled the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”) from consideration after not receiving enough Republican support to pass the bill. The AHCA was President Trump’s first attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”).…

Trump’s First Executive Order Addresses the ACA

On January 20, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order to minimize the economic burden of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).[1] This Order identifies the new administration’s policy for addressing and enforcing the ACA while Congressional Republicans craft legislation to repeal and replace it. The Order directs the agencies responsible for administration and enforcement of…