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Insurance & Reinsurance - Contracts, Claims & Courts

About this webinar

Simon Cooper leads the panel of Global Practice Guides Experts as they consider the features of contract wordings in their different jurisdictions. The webinar will also highlight the law surrounding the presentation and settlement of claims and discuss how disputes are commonly resolved.

Event Details:
Event date
Monday, 18 January 2021
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Coordinated Universal Time
Event location
Simon Cooper- Moderator, Partner, Ince
Simon Cooper is a partner in Ince and has 35 years’ legal experience in the insurance sector. His practice has encompassed most classes of business including professional indemnity, property, cyber and reinsurance of all kinds. Simon is experienced in all forms of dispute resolution and in working with lawyers in many jurisdictions, as well as co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional projects on clients' behalf. Simon has been involved in a number of landmark cases during his practice and he advises widely on the development of new products for insurers, and has been instructed in relation to a number of the recent modernisation projects in the London insurance market.
Maria Philippides, Partner, Webber Wentzel
Maria is a dispute resolution and litigation specialist. Her focus is on insurance law and contractual and delictualdisputes in Africa, as well as in various jurisdictions in Europe. Her insurance practice concentrates on advising insurers, reinsurers, brokers and corporate clients on coverage issuesand alsomanaging disputes on their behalf in relation to a number of insurance related issues arising from their various policies. She has successfully handled numerous claims and actions dealing with issues of fraud, material non-disclosure and misrepresentation, subrogation, insurable interest, warranties, and the like within the context of corporate, commercial and domestic property, assets and liability insurance (including commercial, industrial and agricultural fire insurance), all risks cover, professional indemnity insurance, broadform liability, product liability, business interruption and personal injury. Maria has represented major players in the local and international insurance markets (including international insurers and indemnity organisations), the security industry and the medical and dental professions. Maria regularly publishes and presents talks to the insurance industry, medical and dental professions as well as to the security industry, and has been interviewed on eNCA, 702, and by the written media. She has also contributed to the South African Chapter of the 2020 Chambers Insurance and Reinsurance Guide.
Francisco Torres G, Partner, Santa Marina y Steta
Franciscois a partner at the Monterrey office. He has over 20 years of professional experience providing advice to national and international clients in mergers and acquisitions operations related to the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, technological and retail sectors, among others, as well as in insurance and application of the new regulation governing insurers based on the Solvency II Directive of the European Union. Francisco is member of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, Nuevo León Chapter, International Legal Fraternity Phi Delta Phi, Chapter Salinas Martinez and International Bar Association (IBA). Francisco is widely published, especially in the areas of corporate law and the content of the Law on Insurance and Bonding Institutions and earned his law degree from FacultadLibre deDerechode Monterrey in Mexico and LLM with specialisation in Corporate Law from Law School, New York University, USA.
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Monday, 18 Jan 2021 • 04:00 pm UTC
Insurance & Reinsurance - Contracts, Claims & Courts