Brandeis on Life Insurance and Risk Brandeis, Louis D. [1856-1941]. To the Policy Holders of the Equitable Life Assurance Society. Boston: [Office of the Protective Committee], May 19, 1905. Four-page 8-1/2" x 11" leaflet. Minor discoloration at fold. A remarkably well-preserved copy. $65. * This set of recommendations was written while Brandeis was serving as counsel to the Policy Holders' Protective Committee, which aimed to curb the Equitable's risky investment policies. "In order to reduce the heavy burden [of risk and expense] upon policy holders, radical economies in management should be introduced, the competitive rush for business discounted, and the methods of the great savings-banks and mill mutual insurance companies more nearly followed" (4). Not included in Roy Mersky's Louis Dembitz Brandeis: A Bibliography.
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