2019-10-10 14:00

2019 Bermuda Hot Topics seminar

We are delighted to be holding our hot topics seminar on Thursday, October 10, 2019. 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 register your interest, please email us.

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  • 02:00pm

    Welcome

  • 02:05pm

    Trends in London arbitration/Brexit update - Nick Williams, London
    Nick will address the hot topics in London arbitration and will touch on the evolving issues leading into Brexit.

  • 02:40pm

    Social accountability in the boardroom: good for business or just creating new headaches for D&O and professional lines carriers? - Eric Scheiner, Chicago and Maurice Pesso, New York
    Eric and Maurice will discuss how corporate social accountability is impacting D&O, EPL and wage and hour claim trends with respect to a variety of issues including climate change, event-driven litigation, social media/privacy concerns, sexual harrassment and wage and hours laws.

  • 03:10pm

    Refreshment break

  • 03:20pm

    Opioid crisis: beginning of the end or end of the beginning? - Christopher Carroll, Basking Ridge & New York and Dick Geddes, Chicago
    Chris and Dick will provide an up-to-the-minute overview of the looming multi-district litigation and some thoughts of where (and when) it will wind up.

  • 03:55pm

    Getting into the weeds - updates on cannabis and Roundup - Meg Catalano, Basking Ridge and Heather Simpson, Basking Ridge
    Meg and Heather will discuss the growing liabilities involving cannabis and Roundup toxic tort cases.

  • 04:30pm

    Innovation in matching risk and capital, placing risks and processing claims - new technology and regulation - Nick Miles, Bermuda and Karim Derrick, London
    Nick and Karim will discuss regulatory developments in the last year designed to accommodate innovative intermediaries and some new e-markets, as well as the impact of AI and blockchain technologies in claims handling.

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI)

Tradewinds Auditorium
40 Crow Lane
Pembroke HM 19
Bermuda