Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Emerging Issues in Environmental Insurance - NYSBA CLE

This New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program will take place on Friday, October 29, 2010 at the Affinia Manhattan, 371 Seventh Avenue At 31st Street New York, NY 10001-3984. Call (212) 563-1800

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

4 MCLE Credits: Professional Practice and or Practice Management

This intermediate-to-advanced level course has been approved for MCLE Credit in New York for all attorneys, including newly admitted attorney (less then 24 months) with one year's experience in this field.

Program Description
With renewed emphasis on enforcement of stringent federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations, the regulated community is subject to ever increasing environmental risks and loss exposure. The insurance industry has responded with environmental insurance products which continue to evolve to help address these risks. This program examines the critical aspects of environmental insurance and provides valuable information on using environmental insurance as a risk management tool.

Leaders of key environmental insurance companies will provide an environmental insurance market update and an in-depth analysis of key aspects of the current environmental insurance products. Sessions will address emerging legal liability and evolving coverages as well as feature practical tips from national experts on handling claims to maximize coverage potential. Relevant case law and lessons learned will also be presented to help practitioners maximize available environmental coverage and minimize disputes with carriers.

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