Donna Horowitz

Donna Horowitz, senior editor of The Life Settlements Report, has reported for the newsletter since its launch in 2007. She covers the secondary and tertiary markets, including news of general market developments, litigation and regulation.

Before working at The Deal, Donna was a reporter for numerous newspapers, including the Oakland Tribune and Marin Independent Journal, and she also freelanced for the San Francisco Examiner and the Los Angeles Times.

Donna received her bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from San Francisco State University.

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Rhode Island Law Would Offer Consumer Protection on Life Insurance

Rhode Island Law Would Offer Consumer Protection on Life Insurance

Rhode Island is a step closer to providing consumer protection designed to inform people about their rights and options when it comes to life insurance policies.

Papa John's CEO Stepping Down Following Controversial Statements About NFL

Papa John's CEO Stepping Down Following Controversial Statements About NFL

John Schnatter's departure follows critical comments he made last month about the NFL leadership over players' kneeling during the national anthem.

A 91-Year-Old's Fight to Take Care of His Wife -- By Legalizing Life Settlements

A 91-Year-Old's Fight to Take Care of His Wife -- By Legalizing Life Settlements

If the Ontario legislation that Morris Adams is fighting for wins enough support, it could pave the way for the rest of Canada to follow.

Consumer-Disclosure, Anti-Retaliation Bills May Make Headway This Year

Consumer-Disclosure, Anti-Retaliation Bills May Make Headway This Year

A Rhode Island bill has been introduced, amendments are expected to bills in Florida, and legislation has been filed in Texas.

New Background Checks for Life-Settlement Deals Use DNA, Blood Samples

New Background Checks for Life-Settlement Deals Use DNA, Blood Samples

The new techniques don't mean that life expectancy estimates will disappear from the market.

Emergent Says SEC Dropped Investigation Over Possible Securities Law Violations

Emergent Says SEC Dropped Investigation Over Possible Securities Law Violations

The chairman of Emergent's board said the SEC's investigation had been "stagnant a long time," and its conclusion is a positive development for the company.

TD Bank Agrees to Settle Class-Action Suit for $20M in Quality Investments Case

TD Bank Agrees to Settle Class-Action Suit for $20M in Quality Investments Case

A plaintiff's attorney says that the agreement should receive preliminary court approval.