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EVENT: Pandemic Problems in Insurance: A Focus on Insurance Policy Response in Business Interruption and Directors & Officers [WEBINAR]


Event Details

Start Date 13/05/2020
Start Time 9:30am
Finish Date 13/05/2020
Finish Time 10:30am
RSVP 12 May 2020 02:36 PM
Venue Name Webinar
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9:30am - 10:30am (EST)


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Non-Members $30.00


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CPD Points

CPD points: 1 - 1 CPD (LPBWA Substantive Law) | 1 ANZIIF | 1 NIBA - 19334


Street Webinar EST
Country Australia
State New South Wales

Contact information

Contact Name Kylie Bierman & Chio Owen

Speaker information

Speaker Information


Gareth is an experienced commercial litigator, admitted in Australia and New Zealand, specialising in financial lines insurance, first party property and business interruption, contract works, reinsurance and commercial litigation.

Within the financial lines and general litigation practices, Gareth has acted in defence of claims against directors and officers and professionals. This includes acting as defence and coverage counsel in class actions, insolvency claims, negligence claims, Australian Consumer Law and contract claims, as well as public inquiries and Royal Commissions.

Gareth's first party property and business interruption experience includes policy drafting (ISR and cyber BI), working on claims in the mining, commercial property, manufacturing and energy sectors and catastrophe insurance and reinsurance claims arising from major catastrophes including earthquakes, bushfires and windstorms. Gareth has experience in dealing with captive insurers, catastrophe pools and treaty and facultative reinsurance programmes, and also frequently acts in subrogated recovery claims and litigation against third party wrongdoers.


Chris has acted for financial lines insurers for more than 16 years, principally in the areas of directors and officers and professional indemnity insurance.

Chris provides coverage advice to insurers in claims against directors and officers and professional negligence claims and acts as monitoring counsel in large and complex litigation. Chris also has extensive experience defending litigated claims brought against a range of professionals.

In his directors and officers defence practice, Chris acts for directors, c-suite executives, managers and a variety of professionals in a wide range of scenarios including claims by investors, shareholders, creditors, liquidators, receivers and investigations by corporate regulators. Many of these cases arise from large scale high profile corporate collapses including former ASX listed public companies. The subject matter is broad and varied but most often involves alleged breaches of directors duties, misleading or deceptive conduct, insolvent trading, regulatory breaches and breaches of commercial contracts.




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