Mr. Myers, managing partner in the Washington office of Morris, Manning & Martin, said two of the states where issues are emerging are Massachusetts, which is seeking to require RRGs to “register,” and New York, where efforts to thwart the efforts of J. M. Woodworth Risk Retention Group have become “grist for the legal mill.”

Mr. Myers and other speakers at the seminar cited cases over the years, which have required lawyers and others affiliated with NRRA to continuously respond to state requirements of RRGs beyond those permitted by the federal Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986.

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