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Y2K remediation costs lawsuits

Y2K remediation costs lawsuits

a wake-up call for property insurers?

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Published by Conning in Hartford, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Year 2000 date conversion (Computer systems) -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Arbitration and award -- United States.,
    • Real estate management -- United States -- Data processing.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesYear 2000 remediation costs lawsuits, Year two thousand remediation costs lawsuits
      SeriesStrategic study series
      ContributionsConning & Company.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF572 .Y245 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3581701M
      LC Control Number2002278023
      OCLC/WorldCa47267764

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The Year problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, Y2K bug, the Y2K glitch, or Y2K, refers to events related to the formatting and storage of calendar data for dates beginning in the year Problems were anticipated, and arose, because many programs represented four-digit years with only the final two digits – making the year indistinguishable from With 34 lawsuits over year problems already in the courts, House and Senate Republicans hope to stem a costly legal stampede with legislation, including a bill filed last week.

Y2K remediation cost $ billion for the U. alone. Probably half of that money would have been spent on IT improvements anyway, but an extra billion dollars is still a lot of dough. Much of it was spent on Y2K-related issues but a lot of it was spent on this-and-that.

InCapers Jones predicted that costs of Y2K remediation would be so great that & would be years of recession. His prediction was wrong. Psychologically, it is hard to accept the possibility of radical deviations from "normality", especially when such deviations have not happened in North America for countless years.

The TAM permits full deduction of assessment costs when a property is found not to require remediation; if remediation is necessary, the TAM requires the costs Y2K remediation costs lawsuits book be capitalized to the underlying asset and depreciated over the asset's remaining useful life.

* Remediation expenditures. The TAM requires such cleanup expenditures to be capitalized. It has been called the “Y2K problem,” the “millennium bug,” and the “Y2K glitch.” The possible ramifications have been likened to everything from commercial Armageddon to the muffled bang of a wet firecracker.

While the impact of the problem may lie somewhere in the middle, its magnitude will depend on measures taken by governments, businesses, and their attorneys to become Y2K. Knowledge may give rise to a duty to disclose.

Directors of publicly held firms must consider what disclosures need to be made in securities filings of the potential Y2K-related liabilities the company faces, the anticipated costs of Y2K remediation, and the potential impact of. "For a book written about computers, and the management of technology, and the management of the people who have to manage the technology, Countdown displays unusual clarity and logic.

Not only is the array of checklists and 'ask yourself' questions effective, they are also efficient." -Bruce Author: Peter de Y2K remediation costs lawsuits book. The book by Raytheon E-Systems (How toIDG Books Worldwide, Inc., Foster City, CApg. ) publishes the following table that shows how the century can be represented ambiguously in a computer ambiguities can occur despite many Y2K remediation efforts.

While the Gartner Group estimates the technical remediation costs at $ to $ billion, Lloyd's of London estimates the related lawsuit costs at more than $1 trillion.

Every suit easily could drain hundreds of thousands of dollars from the parties. So far, less than a dozen Y2K lawsuits have been filed, but an avalanche is predicted in the. BP shareholders are fleeing the company’s stock amid growing uncertainty about the ultimate bill for cleanup costs, lawsuits, fines and damage to the oil giant’s reputation.

The Year Social Chaos or Social Transformation. by John L. Petersen, Margaret Wheatley, Myron Kellner-Rogers. The Millenial sun will first rise over human civilization in the independent republic of Kiribati, a group of some thirty low lying coral islands in the Pacific Ocean that straddle the equator and the International Date Line, halfway between Hawaii and Australia.

with the y2k problem probably won™t come LEGAL PROBLEMS WITH YEAR COULD BE COSTLY from actually testing and fixing equipment, but from the lawsuits that many think are unavoidable.

The Gartner Group in Stam-ford, Connecticut estimates that year litigation costs could reach $1 Trillion. Remediation costs, by comparison, are. The bill, dubbed the CRASH (Computer Remediation and Share Holder) Protection Act, would require companies to divulge the details of their Year preparation costs, litigation expenses.

Y2K Defense Information for the Software Industry I have Written a Brief for the purpose of helping programmers and software companies prepare a defense against Y2K lawsuits. The legal industry is positioning itself to rip off the computer industry for as much as 1 trillion dollars over the millenium bug.

Documents which until recently were sealed by the federal court in N.D. Iowa, reveal that Keane Inc. paid a total of $, to six hospital plaintiffs to settle lawsuits over alleged Y2K problems in its predecessor's (Source Data Systems) software.

Ross Roubion, J.D./C.L.Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University. Production Editor of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources, Volume II. Introduction. In January, the Louisiana Supreme Court held in State v. Louisiana Land & Exploration Company that the plain language of Louisiana Revised Statute allows a landowner to recover damages in excess of.

The Year Problem: Ethical Implications. Leon A. Kappelman. (Y2K) problem will lead to numerous lawsuits costing enterprises vast only considered the remediation costs and not any. This is a declaratory judgment action brought by GTE against five of its insurers in order to recover $ million of Y2K remediation costs under the "sue and labor" clauses of GTE's property and excess property policies that were in effect during to The Costs of Y2K With the benefit of hindsight, we see that the economic impact of Y2K on America was far greater than the $ billion-plus government and business spent on fixing the computer glitch.

The Network We once managed to do business without satellite pagers, cell phones, and instant messaging. But in just a few years, we've become. This book is dedicated to my family, Singapore Friends, and Further Development of Y2K Remediation Responses (Period 3, August) Year Response 37 Government Response 40 Legal Activities in Y2K (Period 3) 73 Response – Lawsuits 74 Response – Legislation 76 Response – Alternative Dispute Resolution The Year Readiness and Responsibility Act provides a fair and predictable framework for resolving problems caused by Y2K failures while minimizing the potential explosion in litigation that would prevent important steps in Y2K remediation, hurt American consumers, and weaken our economic infrastructure.

J Y2k bill signed into law. – At the premier of the Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, CO. James Eagan Holmes opened fire in one of the theaters. Holmes killed 20 people and injured many. He is currently being evaluated for insanity with a court date of Business Week has referred to Y2K as “ reasons to celebrate.” Everyone, it is said, is “either a potential litigant or a potential target—or both.” If unchecked by law, regulation or reason, legal costs will greatly exceed those of remediation.

Another potential problem is that a fix is not always a fix. The regulation cajoles companies to perform Y2K remediation by providing prospective investors with an additional criterion for making investment decisions.

It may also provide a basis for shareholder lawsuits in the wake of Y2K outages if false claims are made by companies about their preparedness. But these increased costs have been promptly matched by increased premiums.

So, paradoxically, the upward march in loss costs has made insurance companies far more valuable. If costs had remained unchanged, Berkshire would now own an auto insurer doing $ million of business annually rather than one doing $23 billion. While Hurricane Camille was the most powerful storm to date, Hurricane Andrew in racked up $26 billion in damage—the highest costs associated with any natural disaster on record to that point.

As this book goes to press, experts are still calculating the costs accrued to 's Hurricane Floyd, which may well top Andrew's record.5/5(1). The Transformational Dance Between Communities and Y2K by Tom Atlee had either not complied with 1/98 federal orders to report their Y2K status or were still in the assessment phase of Y2K remediation.

[2] fearing lawsuits. Legal experts expect Y2K-related litigation and settlement costs to run into hundreds of billions of dollars. Pricing factors can include: the number of rooms affected (including pathways used by body transporters or law enforcement), level of structural damage (floors, sub-flooring, wall surfaces, cabinetry), length of time left unattended, additional complications such as hoarding, machinery, or large amounts of personal property such as furniture.

the Santa Clara Superior Court dismissed three Y2K-related lawsuits filed against the company with regard to the Y2K readiness of the online banking functionality of certain versions of Quicken.

(The Supreme Court of New York dismissed three similar lawsuits at the end of. Valuation implications of regulatory climate for utilities facing future environmental costs Article in Advances in Accounting 26(1) June with 15 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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Our site remediation project experience includes. Sony Earnings Bolster Full-Year Forecast, Despite Costs From Hacking Kazuo Hirai, the chief executive of Sony, at the International CES show in Las Vegas last month.

Credit Author: Paul Mozur. Ina lot of Y2K remediation was needed. But by latePeter De Jager was saying that Y2K would create minimal problems and became an opponent of Y2k hysteria fanatics like Ed Yourdon. He never beleived that Y2K would result in the whacked out scenarios taught by nut cases like Gary North.5/5().

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Dykema’s environmental lawyers have substantial experience helping clients—ranging from individual facilities to multi-party representation—address remediation liability. This includes experience negotiating settlements with agencies and private parties under both federal and state laws, as well as within the context of CERCLA and state law equivalents covering hazardous substance releases.

By now, most, if not all, senior managers are well aware of the Year problem, commonly known as Y2K. But being aware and being in control are not the same.

Ie, the benefits of Y2k costs exceed just Y2k readiness, they included a (usually long-overdue) infrastructure overhaul - costs that would have had to be paid eventually anyway.

And additionally, improved infrastructure usually enables higher productivity or efficiency or lower ongoing costs, so over the long term it cuts your costs. Danger is everywhere from legal risks to failing suppliers. That's why you need The Year Software Crisis: The Continuing Challenge.

This all-new book by the authors of the world's #1 Year problem-solving guide presents all the latest solutions, delivering more in. internal and external resources to identify and assess needed Y2K remediation, the company currently anticipates that its Y2K identification, assessment, remediation and testing efforts, which began inwill be completed by October, and contingency plans will be developed, as necessary, to address unforeseen circumstances prior to.(3) Furthermore, there always remains the danger of lawsuits.

Companies legitimately worry about being found liable for problems they in fact didn't cause and had no control over. If y2k lawsuits succeed, it's also likely that all computer bugs for many years will be blamed on y2k, whether this is the case or not.Remediation & Litigation P A C I F I C B U S I N E S S A N D L A W I N S T I T U T E Chaired by John R.

Singleton, Q.C. environmental building and remediation fields for over 30 years. He a book designed for corporate counsel and senior executives. He is a member of the.