Allstate exits the structured settlement market, implications for structured sales

The announcement earlier this month that Allstate would be leaving the structured settlement market has had profound implications on the market for structured sales, oil and gas lease bonus structures, divorce structures and other taxable damage or taxable sales. Mark Wahlstrom looks at the implications of these changes, discusses possible new companies interested in moving into the market as well as what people should do in the interim if they have a structured sale case they are working on.