Seven ways to banish stress, leverage revenue and create that 4-day working week »
Most service sectors - and particularly the world of financial
services and insurance - are under unprecedented pressure right
now. Hear about the most common problems and how to tackle
The climate of extremes – is severe weather getting worse? »
Hurricane Sandy has been claimed to be a result of man-made
climate change and supports the oft-repeated claim that extreme
weather events are becoming more frequent and more severe. This
lecture presents the facts that suggest there is no change.
Insurance: the next chapter for financial institutions »
This lecture provides an overview of trends affecting financial
institutions and looks at regulation, distribution, accumulation
management, emerging risks, people, and the balance of power and
considers ways to cope with the challenges.
AVN 67 What can you buy for $100 »
In this lecture, the speakers review the history of AVN 67,
starting with the historical background and why it was introduced,
through to the legal issues which arise in connection with its use
and finally, the negligent entrustment aspects.
Does size matter? Comparing and contrasting large brokers with small »
Steve Hearn talks about the relative strengths of large and
small brokers and what changes both types of business may need to
make in the future to continue to meet their clients' changing
Personal Injury Claims – Where next? »
Personal Injury Claims in April 2013 will under go the biggest
change since the introduction of No Win - No Fee litigation.
Charles Apthorp will explain the proposed changes, the potential
impact of those changes and how claimant solicitors will respond
and whether overall costs of claims will decrease.
Managing risk across the aviation system »
The Civil Aviation Authority Safety Regulation Group oversees
aviation safety in the UK. This includes airlines, airports,
aerodromes, air traffic and licensing and training standards. The
UK has an excellent aviation safety record, and this can only be
maintained or improved by continually improving our ability to
predict and manage risks. This lecture will focus on the key
themes of aviation risk management and the next steps in its
Managing the new normal – sustainable underwriting »
The economic downturn has forced insurers to become more
focussed on underwriting discipline and less reliant on investment
returns. Previously, many insurers would chase market share by
offering lower premiums, while making a healthy return from their
investments. However, the non-existent interest rate environment
has forced companies to change their behaviour.
EU passenger liability regulation and the Athens Convention »
The EU Passenger Liability Regulation 2009 (PLR) is the European
version of the Athens Convention 2002. In this lecture, Jonathan
Hare examines the challenges faced by the insurance industry
following the introduction of the PLR at the end of 2012.
Is mining special? »
This lecture explores the extent to which mining has special
characteristics both as an industry and as a property damage /
business interruption underwriting proposition.