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"INSURALEX TALKS": DISRUPTORS AND THEIR RISKS Tomorrow's "New Normal" is Here - What Some of These Exposures Look Like for Insureds, Insurers and Risk Managers

November 5, 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015
4:00 p.m. Registration
4:50 p.m. Program
GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live (Staples Center Complex - Corner of Figueroa & Olympic Blvd.)
Parking at L.A. Live is $15 with validation 

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Living the life of George and Jane Jetson is becoming the norm in both the home and workplace. These "new" things in our world have created unique exposures for insureds and their insurers. Who is at fault when something goes wrong? Will product liability based exposures replace general negligence exposures? Do we still have a right to privacy? How has the insurance industry responded? What losses might be covered or not covered? How might insureds, insurers and risk managers minimize the risks from these disruptors and those to come?

Join us for a conversation with Insuralex members from the Americas as they explore these questions, and more.


4 - 4:50 p.m.

Welcome & Program
4:50 - 6:30 p.m.

Moderated by: Jean M. Lawler, Murchison & Cumming, LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Technology & Product Liability Exposures

Autonomous Cars - Robert Bates
Drone - Christina Vesselss
Internet of Things - Bob McLaughlin
Short Term Rentals (VRBO, Airbnb) - Gus Fritchie
Ride-Sharing (Uber, Lyft) - Bryan M. Weiss

Robert Bates, Bates Carey LLP, Chicago, IL
Gus Fritchie, Irwin Fritchie Urquhart, New Orleans, LA
Bob McLaughlin, Fields, Howell, Athans & McLaughlin LLP, Atlanta, GA
Christina Vessels, Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co.,LPA, Lexington, KY
Bryan M. Weiss, Murchison & Cumming, LLP, San Francisco, CA

Workplace & Professional Liability Exposures

Use of Social Media in Hiring and Firing Decisions - Gino Marchetti
Legalization of Marijuana - Edmund G. Farrell, III
The Cloud - R. Bruce Barze, Jr.
On-line Professional Service Providers/Social Networks for Health Care - Jeff Hirsch
Artificial Intelligence & the Use of Robots - Scott Newman

R. Bruce Barze, Jr., Balch & Bingham LLP, Birmingham, AL
Edmund G. Farrell, III, Murchison & Cumming, LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Jeff Hirsch, Kissel Hirsch & Wilmer LLP, New York, NY
Gino Marchetti, Taylor, Pigue, Marchetti & Blair, PLLC, Nashville, TN
Scott Newman, Marlow, Adler, Abrams, Newman & Lewis, Coral Gables, FL

The View from South America

Martin Argañaraz Luque, Allende & Brea, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Felipe Hoetz-Acuña, Sahurie, Hoetz & Cifuentes Abogados, Santiago, Chile

Reception and touring of the GRAMMY Museum to follow

Murchison & Cumming, LLP is a member firm of the Insuralex Network, a worldwide network of independent insurance and re-insurance lawyers, dedicated to the insurance and risk management communities. We look forward to welcoming you to our Program and to introducing you to fellow Insuralex lawyers representing firms from across the country and around the world. For more information about Insuralex and the member firms, please visit its website.

CA MCLE credit provided. CA DOI credits pending approval. (1.5 hours)

The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd. A245
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Shannon Cooper
Marketing Coordinator


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