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Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance

  • 03 Sep 2014
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Herbert Smith Freehills, 23/F, Gloucester Tower, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
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Lunch Presentation

The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC:  Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance

With the wholesale amendments to the Companies Ordinance coming into force earlier this year, in house counsel will be guided through the new regime as regards directors' duties and the operation of Directors' and Officers' Liability insurance in managing the risks attendant on such obligations.

SPEAKER:  Gareth Thomas -Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Gareth is responsible for the firm's Hong Kong commercial litigation and Asia insurance practices.  On the insurance side, Gareth's experience in London and Hong Kong has included advising clients on all aspects of international insurance and reinsurance law, both contentious and non-contentious, including disputes concerning policy interpretation, issues of non-disclosure and misrepresentation, breach of warranty and aggregation.  He has handled regulatory matters, brokers' errors and omissions and reinsurance disputes.  He has also handled for insurers claims against professionals and others, as well as matters involving questions of conflicts of law.  His experience covers arbitration and mediation work, as well as litigation before the courts. On the non-contentious side, he has advised insurers on alternative risk transfers, mortgage pool securitisations, commercial mortgage indemnity policies, private finance initiatives and construction projects. 

VENUE: Herbert Smith Freehills, 23/F, Gloucester Tower, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong

DATE:     Wednesday 3rd September 2014

TIME:     12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation

RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than Friday 29th August 2014. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend. If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need successfully to apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.      

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