Insurance Law Conference 2019

Course Date: November 22, 2019

Full Course Materials
Total: 5h 31min
Total Ethics: 1h

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement

Vanessa C. GauthierLindsay LLP, Vancouver
Richard B. Lindsay, QC
Lindsay LLP, Vancouver

Advocacy in Insurance Litigation

  • arguing insurance cases in court
  • what to do and what not to do

The Honourable Mr. Justice Patrice M. Abrioux BC Court of Appeal, Vancouver
Angus M. Gunn, QC Eyford Partners LLP, Vancouver

Ethical Issues in Insurance Litigation

  • conflicts
  • negotiation issues
  • disclosure issues

Gordon G. Hilliker, QC Barrister and Solicitor, Belcarra
Richard B. Lindsay, QC Lindsay LLP, Vancouver


Cyber Liability and Insurance Coverage Issues

  • evolving risksphishing, hacking, ransomware, data breach, and more
  • cover and restrictions under traditional first party and liability policies
  • cover under specific cyber wordings and issues likely to arise going forward

Gregory J. Tucker, QC Owen Bird Law Corporation, Vancouver

Special Costs in Insurance Litigation

  • the jurisprudence around special costs
  • the West Van Holdings case
  • the future trend

Benjamin Meadow  Whitelaw Twining Law Corporation, Vancouver
John M. Moshonas Whitelaw Twining Law Corporation, Vancouver

Networking Lunch (provided)

Cannabis and Insurance Law Update

  • update on Schellenberg
  • beyond Schellenberg

Steve Abramson Harper Grey LLP, Vancouver

Investigation of Cyber Insurance Claims

  • investigation stage
  • litigation stage and instructions
  • management of the file

Nikta Shirazian Lindsay LLP, Vancouver

Earth, Wind, Fire and Rain: Climate Change and Insurance Claims

  • underwriting
  • key insurance risks
  • prevention management
  • claims management

Shelley A. Braun Claims and Underwriting Manager, Lawyers Insurance Fund, Law Society of BC, Vancouver
Michael Caron, CIP, CRM
Regional Sales Manager, RSA Insurance, Vancouver
Loren Gardiner —
Vice President - Specialty Solutions West, Intact Insurance Company, Vancouver
Shana Johnston —
Senior Claims Manager, Catastrophe & Vendor Relations, BCAA, Burnaby


Case Law Update

Hollis A. Bromley  Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, Vancouver

Closing Remarks

Vanessa C. GauthierLindsay LLP, Vancouver
Richard B. Lindsay, QC
Lindsay LLP, Vancouver