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Intermediate environmental liability insurance - one day course
 

Overview

This course will provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of the risks associated with pollution and environmental damage and the ways in which firms can become responsible for damage suffered by third parties and for remediation (clean up) costs. The course reviews the forms of insurance cover that are available, including the limited cover that is available under traditional property and liability policies and the wider cover provided by Environmental Liability Insurance (EIL). Underwriting problems, claims issues and key insurance market developments are also considered.

Programme

  • Evolution of environmental liability regimes
  • Common sources of pollution and contamination
  • Common law liability for pollution and environmental damage
  • Statutory liabilities for pollution and environmental damage, including the EU
  • Environmental Liability Directive
  • Regulatory action and regulatory powers in relation to pollution and environmental damage
  • Types of remediation
  • Problems in insuring environmental liability
  • Insurance cover for pollution and environmental damage - material damage insurance, public and product liability insurance and other traditional lines
  • Insurance cover for pollution and environmental damage - environmental impairment liability insurance (EIL)
  • Claims issues and problems
  • Market trends
  • Exercises and case studies.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify the main sources of pollution and contamination and the underlying law on pollution and environmental liability
  • Outline the main forms of insurance cover that are available
  • Analyse, evaluate and compare insurance policy wordings relating to pollution and environmental liability
  • Describe the key underwriting and claims issues affecting environmental liability
  • Understand the EIL market and its current trends.

Who should attend?

This course will benefit delegates who already have a general  understanding of liability risk and liability insurance business. It will  be of benefit to to employees of insurance broking firms who need  to advise their clients on environmental liability and evaluate the  insurance products that cover it; in addition to underwriters, risk  managers and insurance buyers who need to evaluate risks shaping  their firms.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 6 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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