On March 21, 2019, Mr. Nyeste was a presenter on Life and Disability Insurance in a continuing legal education program by the Illinois State Bar Association.
In June 2018, Mr. Nyeste was re-appointed managing editor of The Policy, the newsletter of the Insurance Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association. This will be Mr. Nyeste's tenth year as managing editor. The Policy is published at least four times per year and contains summaries of all published insurance cases from the Illinois Supreme Court, Illinois Appellate Court, and U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The Policy also contains timely articles of interest on insurance subjects. The newsletter is received by nearly 1,000 attorneys and judges in Illinois.
The Community Foundation of St. Clair County, Michigan has recognized Mr. Nyeste for creating and supporting the Nyeste-Regling Scholarship Fund
On December 19, 2016, Mr. Nyeste testified at a public hearing in favor of an Illinois Department of Insurance proposed rule that would prevent auto insurers from rescinding policies based on post-claim underwriting. Read Mr. Nyeste's prepared testimony: Written testimony regarding proposed rule 941.20. The proposed rule was adopted and became law on April 14, 2017 (50 Ill. Admin. Code 941.20).
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