HB Announces 4 High-Level Insurance Law Programs, Free for In-House Counsel

HB Announces 4 High-Level Insurance Law Programs, Free for In-House Counsel

BERWYN, Pa. - In-house counsel at insurance carriers and policyholder companies are invited to attend four programs in New York City on some of the most urgent topics they face today, HB CEO Tom Hagy has announced.  While open to attorneys and others for a fee, the programs are free to a limited number of in-house counsel, Hagy said.    

The programs are: 

(Re)Insurance Industry Outlook 2012, March 28, 2012, New York City.   

This program features six in-house counsel and a keynote by the senior sanctions advisor with the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control.   Topics include: Dodd-Frank; anti bribery and corruption; mergers & acquisitions; trade sanctions; data privacy; audits; e-discovery; and arbitration.    

Program chairs:  

  • Art Coleman of Citadel Group and Chairman of the Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC)
  • Rick Rosenblum of Akin Gump Strauss & Feld
  • Wendy Shapss of FTI Consulting   

All Sums, Reallocation & Settlement Credits, May 10, 2012, New York City.   

This program features mock oral arguments with judges and mediators.   Topics include:  All sums versus pro rata allocation; applying all sums to complex insurance programs; what happens after the "spike"?; and best practices in courtroom persuasion.    

Program chairs:  

  • Seth Tucker of Covington & Burling
  • Mary Licari of Bates Carey 

Additional Insured & Indemnification Conference: Other People's Money, May 11, 2012, New York City.   

Topics include: duty to defend; navigating priority of coverage; contractual indemnification and additional insured coverage; SIRS and deductibles; ethics; and perspectives from in-house counsel.    

Program chairs: 

  • Scott Godes of Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • Timothy Delahunt of Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP 

Fidelity Bond & Crime Coverage (contact HB for date and location).   

A panel of attorneys and industry executives will educate attendees about the fidelity bond and crime coverage marketplace; handling and investigating claims; juror dynamics; coverage elements; cyber risk; bankruptcy; and subrogation.  One panel will present perspectives from in-house and outside counsel.   

Program chairs:   

  • Matthew J. Schlesinger of Reed Smith LLP
  • Michael R. Davisson of Sedgwick LLP

HB is a leading provider of certified legal education conferences on insurance, reinsurance and torts.  For more information visit www.LitigationConferences.com, email Info@LitigationConferences.com, or call (484) 324-2755 x212.  Hagy is former publisher of Mealey Publications Inc. and editor of Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance.

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