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Jenner & Block Partner Matthew L. Jacobs will speak at the Practising Law Institute’s “Understanding Insurance Law” event to be held on April 14-15 at the PLI Center in New York City. A simultaneous live webcast of the New York session will be available for individual viewing.
The seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments in all areas of insurance law, from products liability insurance to the potential for significant health care changes following the 2008 elections.
Mr. Jacobs will speak at a session titled, "Directors & Officers Liability and Errors & Omissions Coverage," which will cover topics such as common insuring agreements and exclusions, severability clauses, priority of payments provisions, presumptive indemnification, the necessity of “Side A Coverage”, E&O insurance, defining damages, coverage for “international acts” and defense of counterclaims.
Mr. Jacobs is a member of the Firm’s Insurance Litigation and Counseling Practice. He is responsible for complex, multi-party insurance coverage litigation matters in state and federal courts, and he regularly advises corporations on the availability of insurance coverage for a wide variety of claims, including those related to directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, mortgage lending practices, mold and water damage, business interruption losses, product liability, mutual fund late-trading and market timing lawsuits and regulatory investigations and environmental matters.
For more information or to register for this event, please click here to visit the PLI website.