Please join me for “2014 Year in Review: A National Insurance Recovery Webinar”

free webinarAs noted previously here, at Barnes & Thornburg LLP‘s Policyholder Protection blog, I welcome you to mark your calendar and join us for a national insurance recovery webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. (Eastern). The Barnes & Thornburg insurance recovery attorneys will review 2014’s major legal developments and trends in insurance coverage and recovery. You will learn more about how the events of the past year affected:

  • Directors and Officers (D&O) coverage
  • Excess umbrella liability coverage
  • Coverage for business torts and consumer false advertising claims
  • Coverage for environmental contamination claims
  • Cyber liability and data breach

 

You won’t want to miss this lively discussion of some of 2014’s most important developments for policyholders. Webinar access and dial-in information will be delivered upon registration.

 

Register today!

 

2.0 General CLE Credits Pending for CA, GA, IL, IN, MD, MN, OH, PA

Disclaimer:

This blog is for informational purposes only. This may be considered attorney advertising in some states. The opinions on this blog do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s law firm and/or the author’s past and/or present clients. By reading it, no attorney-client relationship is formed. If you want legal advice, please retain an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction. The opinions expressed here belong only the individual contributor(s). © All rights reserved. 2015.

Pleased to be quoted in “Insurers Cover Fraction of Costs in Catholic Dioceses’ Clergy Abuse Cases.”

As noted previously here, at Barnes & Thornburg LLP‘s Policyholder Protection blog, I’m pleased to note that I was quoted in Business Insurance’s article, “Insurers cover fraction of costs in Catholic dioceses’ clergy abuse cases.” For further details, I welcome you to check out the original post.

 

Disclaimer:

This blog is for informational purposes only. This may be considered attorney advertising in some states. The opinions on this blog do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s law firm and/or the author’s past and/or present clients. By reading it, no attorney-client relationship is formed. If you want legal advice, please retain an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction. The opinions expressed here belong only the individual contributor(s). © All rights reserved. 2015.

Pleased to be inducted into the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel

As noted previously here, at Barnes & Thornburg LLP‘s Policyholder Protection blog, I’m pleased to announce that I have been elected to the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC). For further details, I welcome you to check out the original post and the (ACCEC).

 

Disclaimer:

This blog is for informational purposes only. This may be considered attorney advertising in some states. The opinions on this blog do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s law firm and/or the author’s past and/or present clients. By reading it, no attorney-client relationship is formed. If you want legal advice, please retain an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction. The opinions expressed here belong only the individual contributor(s). © All rights reserved. 2015.

Please check out: “If Your System Was Attacked By ‘Backoff’ Malware, Would Your Insurance Cover A Data Breach Involving Credit Card Numbers?”

binary code and computer monitorsI wrote a post that discusses the disclosure of so-called “Backoff” malware by the Department of Homeland Security. I also discuss and how insurance might apply to retailers and card processors facing a data privacy incident (or a data breach) with allegedly exposed credit cards, debit cards, and payment cards in general as a result of a Backoff malware attack.

You can find the post on my firm‘s insurance recovery and insurance coverage blog, the BT Policyholder Protection Blog. My future insurance-related posts will be found there.

Please check out: “Scott Godes Interview Featured in, ‘If Attorney Needed to Explain Cyber Coverage, the Policy Is Not Clear.'”

binary code and computer monitorsI wrote a post that discusses an interview I recently gave for an Advisen article regarding cyber risk and cyberinsurance.

You can find the post on my firm’s new blog, the BT Policyholder Protection Blog.  My future insurance-related posts will be found there.

Please check out: “Increasing data breach costs should lead to a review of insurance policies and vendor contracts.”

binary code and computer monitorsI wrote a post that discusses increasing data breach costs, as discussed in the latest Ponemon Institute report, and gives some tips regarding risk management, insurance coverage, and vendor contracts, in light of this expanding and changing risk.

You can find the post on my firm’s new blog, the BT Policyholder Protection Blog.  My future insurance-related posts will be found there.

Join me at the AFP® Annual Conference in Washington, DC from November 2-5, 2014.

cyberinsuranceAre you a treasurer, CFO, or a treasury or finance professional?  Do you want to join a group of over 6,500 treasury and finance professionals in Washington, DC for a great annual conference?  AFP® (the Association for Financial Professionals®) will hold its Annual Conference at the DC convention center (the Walter E. Washington Convention Center) from November 2-5, 2014.  I’m excited to be part of the conference as a speaker.  I’ll be a speaker on a panel discussing insurance for cyber risks. 

Looking for reasons to attend the event?  In the words of AFP®, come to the conference to: 

Validate best practices, hear new ideas and be inspired to innovate at the most important event for treasury and finance.

My panel will be:

Cyber Insurance: What Is It? Am I Covered?
Network security and privacy risk – it’s ubiquitous. But do you really know what it is? The financial burden of a security breach event can be overwhelming and can often be mitigated with the purchase of an insurance policy. In this session, industry experts who have experienced breach events and understand the costs incurred as a result provide tips on breach preparedness, incident response, legal obligations and risk transfer mechanisms to provide balance sheet protection.

Our panelists will be:

There also will be some big name featured speakers, including Ben Bernanke, Chairman, Federal Reserve System (2006–2014) and Tom Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, New York Times

You can register online by clicking here.

Disclaimer:

This blog is for informational purposes only. This may be considered attorney advertising in some states. The opinions on this blog do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s law firm and/or the author’s past and/or present clients. By reading it, no attorney-client relationship is formed. If you want legal advice, please retain an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction. The opinions expressed here belong only the individual contributor(s). © All rights reserved. 2014.

Note:  as a speaker at the conference, I will not be charged a fee to attend the conference.
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