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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM ET, 9:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation
Post Macondo Overview of Indemnification and Insurability of Gross Negligence, Punitive Damages, and Fines and Penalties in the US
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill reshaped the legal landscape of high-risk, big-ticket insurance coverage. In this presentation we will highlight what in-house counsel need to know about multi-jurisdictional case law pertaining to the ability to indemnify for gross negligence and punitive damages, insurability and shifting of risk for punitive damages and fine/penalty exposure, and choice of law and ADR considerations for ensuring the enforceability of contractual risk allocation provisions. Steven Roberts, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Stephany Olsen-LeGrand, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Recent Committee-Developed Resources
Checklist: Preventive Maintenance Steps to Maximize Preparedness for Litigation and Crisis Management
Dec 2014 Form & Policy Download pdfSponsored by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
This list presents key preventive maintenance steps to consider in order to maximize preparedness for litigation and crisis management.
Nov 2014 Form & Policy Download pdfSponsored by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
This list presents key issues to consider regarding joint venture and consortium agreements.
Oct 2014 QuickCounselSponsored by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
This QuickCounsel presents how a company's reaction to a third-party patent licensing demand carries significant risks for the future and can also make a favorable outcome more or less likely.