Around the world in 60 minutes: A global perspective on the effect of COVID-19 on insurance claims

Event Details


Global | May 26, 2020

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc around the world, with most countries in some form of lock down and many economies reeling. Insurers and reinsurers are bracing for the significant economic impacts and the claims that are already starting to pour in.

Please join our global insurance team to discuss the effect that COVID-19 is having on insurance claims around the world. Some of the issues that will be explored include:

  • The state of the nation in each jurisdiction  
  • The courts’ approach to COVID-19 
  • The litigation landscape 
  • COVID-19 and insurance claims 
  • How the regulators have reacted

Tricia Hobson, a well-known insurance leader, will introduce the speakers and summarize the main global themes following the presentations. The jurisdictions covered are:

  • United States, Neel Lane, Partner & Joy Langford, Partner
  • Canada, Paul Prosterman, Senior Partner
  • United Kingdom, Michelle George, Partner
  • Netherlands, Jan Duyvensz, Partner
  • Germany, Sven Förster, Partner
  • Italy, Cecilia Buresti, Partner
  • Australia, Jacques Jacobs, Partner
  • South Africa, Donald Dinnie, Director
  • Hong Kong, Charlton Lin, Associate
  • Dubai, Shabnam Karim, Of Counsel