03/10/2018 2:00 PM

2018 Hot Topics for the Bermuda insurance market

We are delighted to be hosting our Hot Topics seminar on October 3, 2018. We will be giving insight on the latest critical legal and business issues in the Bermuda insurance industry.

If you would like to join us or to register your interest, please contact our events team.

  • 2:00pm

    Welcome

  • 2:05pm

    Can't touch this? Public policy issues for Bermuda insurers - Mark Chudleigh, Bermuda
    Mark will examine "insurability" issues in the context of the insurance of punitive damages, disgorgement, GDPR fines and penalties and risks relating to the marijuana industry.

  • 2:30pm

    Brexit: the current state of affairs - Nick Williams, London
    Nick will look at the evolving issues as the United Kingdom heads into the final separation.

  • 2:55pm

    The opioid litigation: beginning of the end or end of the beginning? - Dick Geddes, Chicago
    Dick will provide a brief overview of the status of the massive nationwide opioid litigation, and some thoughts of where (and when) it will wind up.

  • 3:20pm

    Refreshment break

  • 3:45pm

    Sports-related head trauma - Christopher Carroll, New York and Basking Ridge
    Christopher will cover the present trends in concussion litigation, as well as its future trajectory.

  • 4:10pm

    Sexual abuse in sports - Meg Catalano, Basking Ridge
    Meg will focus on the increased number of sexual abuse lawsuits brought by athletes against various school and Olympic organizations and insurance coverage issues that may arise from these types of claims.

  • 4:35pm

    All hands on deck: the multiline implications of changing norms and new legislation in the #MeToo era - Eric Scheiner, Chicago
    Eric will examine how changing norms and new legislation addressing the #MeToo movement have the potential to impact multiple lines of coverage, including EPL, D&O and General Liability policies.

  • 5:00pm

    Event closes

Location

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI)
Tradewinds Auditorium
40 Crow Lane
Pembroke HM 19
Bermuda