2017 Fall Conference Session Materials

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Click here to download the conference program for a full schedule of all sessions, events, and materials.

Important Note: The Conference Programs will be handed to conference registrants during onsite registration and will not be mailed to registrants.

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

General Sessions

Direct Insurance Coverage Disputes – Can ARIAS Develop an Attractive Arbitration Product? 

The ARIAS Code in Practice

The Bermuda Form: Can ARIAS Disrupt the Traditional Model

Breakout Sessions

The Gatekeeper: A Practical Guide to Resolving Evidentiary Disputes

Privilege and its Perils: Insights and Strategies for Addressing Privilege Issues in Arbitration

Information Security for Arbitrators

INDIVIDUAL SESSION MATERIALS TO DOWNLOAD

Following are a list of session materials submitted by panelists for the 2017 ARIAS·U.S. Spring Conference. These materials are directly relevant to the respective discussions.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 – GENERAL SESSIONS

GENERAL SESSIONS: Through the Looking Glass – Insurance Company Perspectives on Policyholder Arbitration 

Writing Arbitration Clauses to Get the Arbitration You Want

Crafting Dispute Resolution Clauses That Work for You

Sample Insurance Policy Clauses

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 –  BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

BREAKOUT SESSION: All Sums vs. ProRata – An Insider’s Guide to a Hotly Disputed Issue

In the Matter of VIKING PUMP, INC., et al., Insurance Appeals

Olin Corporation v OneBeacon America Insurance Company

BREAKOUT SESSION: Arbitrating and Managing Small Disputes Cost Effectively: Strategies for Arbitrators, Counsel and Company Representatives

ARIAS • U.S. Streamlined Rules for Small Claim Disputes

The AIRROC Dispute Resolution Procedure

Ethics PowerPoint Presentation

BREAKOUT SESSION: Discovery – A Matter of Balance. Keeping a Watchful Eye on the Objective

Referenced Authorities
Draft Arbitration Clauses & Hypothetical
Miller Brewing Co. v. Fort Ií/orth Dist. Co., Inc.,78l F.2d494(1936)
Burton v. Bush,614F.2d 389 (4th Cir. 1980)
U.S. ex rel. TGK Enterprises, Inc. v. Clayco, 1nc.,978 F.Supp.2d 540
(E.D.N.C.1e8o).

BREAKOUT SESSION: Privilege and its Perils: Insights and Strategies for Addressing Privilege Issues in Arbitrations

Privilege and its Perils: Insights and Strategies for Addressing Privilege Issues in Arbitrations

BREAKOUT SESSION: The Gatekeeper: A Practical Guide to Resolving Evidentiary Disputes at Hearing

The Gatekeeper: A Practical Guide to Resolving Evidentiary Disputes at Hearing

BREAKOUT SESSION:Workers’ Compensation Disputes in the Insurance and Reinsurance Sphere – A Practical Guide

Key Issues in Workers’ Compensation Disputes

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 –  GENERAL SESSIONS

GENERAL SESSION: Captives in Reinsurance Disputes

Three Issues for Captives When Arbitrating Reinsurance Disputes

Cica Captive Market Study Report (002)

GENERAL SESSION: The ARIAS Ethics Code in Practice 

ARIAS•U.S. Code of Conduct
ARIAS•U.S. Umpire Questionnaire
Session PowerPoint Presentation

GENERAL SESSION: The State of Play: An Insider’s Perspective on Insurance and Reinsurance Arbitrations in 2017 and Beyond
Altering the Structure of Reinsurance Arbitrations: Are Old Habits Too Hard to Break?
How Reinsurance Arbitrations Can Be Faster, Cheaper and Better
Let’s Break the Mold…or at Least Reshape It a Bit

GENERAL SESSION: The Bermuda Form: Can ARIAS Disrupt the Traditional Model?
The Bermuda Form – Interpretation and Dispute Resolution of Excess Liability Insurance
Bermuda Form Arbitration: A Policyholder Perspective
The Bermuda Form Arbitration Process: A Glimpse through the Insurers’ Spectacles