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Well, it’s been quite a week for all of us! Our national real estate team has compiled the top COVID-19 questions we received from our clients. The following is a summary of our guidance and suggested action items:
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The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) now appears set to expire as of December 31, 2014, barring further action from Congress.  The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014[1] would have extended the existing terrorism insurance coverage under TRIA.  Although the House of Representatives previously passed a bill reauthorizing TRIA on December 10, 2014[2], the Senate failed to pass the measure prior to the end of the 113th Congressional legislative session.[3]  The original insurance program was enacted in 2002 (and subsequently extended in 2005 and 2007)[4] after the 9/11 attacks as a backstop to the shortage of terrorism insurance in the private market.[5]
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