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Video: Schnur Of Wells Fargo Insurance Services On Cyber Risk, GCs & CPOs

Meredith Schnur is with the Professional Risk Group of Wells Fargo Insurance Services, and is co-chairing the Second Annual NetDiligence® Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum June 9 to 10, 2011, in Philadelphia, co-produced by HB Litigation Conferences . Hear what Schnur had to say about working...

Video: Marshall Dennehey's Kobus On Cyber Risk Litigation

Should organizations be concerned about litigation following a data breach? Theodore J. Kobus III, a partner with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, is speaking at the Second Annual NetDiligence® Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum June 9 to 10, 2011, in Philadelphia, co-produced...

Zoloft® & SSRIs: The Plaintiffs’ Perspective - An HB Law & Science Conference Report

Two major classes of drugs recently have been the subject of mass tort litigation for their alleged tendency to cause birth defects. The first group includes Topamax® and Topiramate, used to treat migraines, and the second comprises Zoloft® and the other Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor...

Education Is Key In Preparing Privacy Breach Response

An excerpt from the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk and Privacy Forum By Vinny Sakore, Vice President of Business Development, Immersion, Ltd. Experience is critical in data breach response services. In our business, we find that the levels of preparedness vary from client to client, ranging from those...

Video: The 'Expectation Of Privacy' And Behavioral Marketing

The "expectation of privacy" is becoming an important issue in the field of behavioral advertising with bills being proposed to allow consumers to "opt-out" of website tracking, said Robert Wice , Underwriter, Specialty Lines/Technology, Media and Business Services, Beazley Group...

Beazley's Wice On Website Tracking And Behavioral Marketing

How do marketing companies use tracking technologies in web browsers to collect information on consumer buying habits? How does the perception of this practice vary? Robert Wice , Underwriter, Specialty Lines/Technology, Media and Business Services, Beazley Group , discussed these emerging issues during...

Video: Smith On Underwriting A Cyber Risk Policy

Jennifer G. Smith, Esq., CIPP, of Lockton Companies LLC spoke during the "Social Media Maze: Liability in Behavioral Advertising and Social Media" session at the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , hosted by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June...

Video: Greisiger On The NetDiligence® Cyber Liability & Data Breach Insurance Claims Study

Mark Greisiger , President of NetDiligence® , presented the results of a recent study in which his company surveyed insurance underwriters about data breaches and the claim losses they sustained in order to identify trends. Greisiger discussed the results during the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber...

Video: Sills On Data Breach Preparedness

Many smaller companies make the mistake of not viewing data breaches as a "big deal" and don't have a plan in place in case one occurs, said Adam Sills , Vice President, E&O of Allied World Assurance Company , speaking at the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability...

Video: Lathrop's Bandlow On Liability From Social Media

Lincoln Bandlow, Esq., of Lathrop & Gage LLP spoke during the "Social Media Maze: Liability in Behavioral Advertising and Social Media" session during the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , hosted by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June...

Will Lawsuits Related to Shale Gas Drilling be the 'Next Big Thing?'

PHILADELPHIA - Shale drilling for natural gas is big business in several states, but will it be "the next big thing" for litigators? It may be too early to tell, but the plaintiff and defense bars are gearing up. About 110 attorneys, insurance professionals and gas industry reps from 22...

Plaintiff, Defense Bars Gear Up For Litigation Over Shale Gas Drilling

PHILADELPHIA - Shale drilling for natural gas is big business in several states, but will it be "the next big thing" for litigators? It may be too early to tell, but the plaintiff and defense bars are gearing up. About 110 attorneys, insurance professionals and gas industry reps from 22...

The Lanier Law Firm Highlights National Asbestos Litigation Conference

HOUSTON - Noted trial attorney Mark Lanier , founder of The Lanier Law Firm , is presenting the keynote address on the first day of the 14th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference set for Oct 3-4 in Amelia Island, Fla. The conference, which is taking place at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, will include...

Video: Illinois Assistant AG Nielsen On State Breach Notification Laws

Christine Nielsen, assistant attorney general for the State of Illinois, brought the perspective of a state agency to a lively discussion of breach notification laws during the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , produced by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia...

Video: Neiditz On HIPAA HITECH And Breach Notification

Jon Neiditz , an attorney with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough , explained how the breach notification rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) differ greatly the state breach notification rules during the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy...

Video: JetBlue's Garvin On Cyber Risk Policies

How does a large corporation take on the daunting task of creating an appropriate level of coverage for cyber breaches? What kinds of things can insurance brokers do to help the underwriting process run more smoothly? Lee Garvin, Director of Risk Management with JetBlue Airways, answered these questions...

Video: Proskauer's Mathews On Liability Flowing From Data Breach Losses

Kristen Mathews of Proskauer Rose LLP spoke at the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , produced by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June 9, 2011, and explained who holds the responsibility for losses incurred by a data breach and what that party can do...

Video: Kroll's Prendergast On Data Breach Preparedness

Rick Prendergast of Kroll Fraud Solutions spoke at the NetDiligence® 2nd Annual Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum , hosted by HB Litigation Conferences in Philadelphia on June 9, 2011 and explained why many companies are re-thinking their data breach preparedness. He also described the forensics...

Video: Raether On Forensic Analysis, Employees As Biggest Threat To Security

Ronald Raether Jr., Esq., CIPP, of Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. , talked about the forensics process following a cyber breach and described why employees can be the biggest threat to a company's cyber security. Raether spoke during the "Solving Special Computer Security Issues" session...

Video: John Imse on Government Regulations for Fracking

John Imse, Principal at the ENVIRON Group, spoke at the Gas Drilling Operations Conference on Sept. 9 in Philadelphia sponsored by HB Litigation Conferences. In this clip, Imse contrasts how hydraulic fracturing is viewed and regulated in the Western states versus the Marcellus Shale in the Eastern U...

Video: John Hanger on Government Oversight of Fracking

John Hanger, special counsel to Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, spoke at the HB Litigation Conferences' Gas Drilling Conference on Sept. 9 in Philadelphia. In this clip, he discusses some important issues that new...

Video: Part 2: John Hanger on Government Regulation of Fracking

Part 2: John Hanger, special counsel to Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, spoke at the HB Litigation Conferences' Gas Drilling Conference on Sept. 9 in Philadelphia. In this clip, he discusses some important issues...

Construction Law Conferences Feature Judges and In-House Counsel, HB Announces

BERWYN , Pa. - Legal issues facing the construction industry will be addressed at two programs - one on litigation and the other on broader industry concerns - both featuring judges, in-house counsel and leading construction law attorneys, HB CEO Tom Hagy has announced. One program is free of charge...

New Food & Drug Law Conference Features U.S. Judge, U.S. Attorneys, In-House Counsel

MINNEAPOLIS - A unique new legal education program featuring a diverse, high-level faculty will provide practical insights for attorneys litigating claims relating to food, drug and medical device products, according to Tom Hagy, CEO of HB Litigation Conferences, the event's producer. The CLE-accredited...

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...