An Update on Emerging Risks Webinar: Reviver Statutes/Abuse Claims, Opioids, and E-cigarettes/Vaping


Title: An Update on Emerging Risks Webinar:  Reviver Statutes/Abuse Claims, Opioids, and E-cigarettes/Vaping
Date & Time: Wednesday, June 17th from 12:00 – 1:15 pm ET / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm CT
Location: Live online webinar
Faculty: Robert DiUbaldo, Carlton Fields
Mitchell Gibson, Swiss Re
Marcy Oren, AXA XL

Course Details

Webinar Description:

This webinar will provide an update on some of the most significant risks and issues that are impacting or may impact the insurance and reinsurance industry – reviver statutes/abuse claims, opioids, and e-cigarettes/vaping. The presenters will address noteworthy developments related to these exposures and their significance to insurers and reinsurers.  In addition, the webinar will discuss claims-related, underwriting and coverage issues arising from these emerging risks, as well as issues that may result in the arbitration or litigation of disputes between policyholders and insurers or cedents and reinsurers.


To provide an update on several emerging risks significant to the insurance and reinsurance industry – reviver statutes/abuse claims, opioids and e-cigarettes/vaping – and highlight claims-related, underwriting and coverage issues arising from these exposures of relevance to policyholders, insurers and reinsurers.

Webinar Panel





Robert DiUbaldo

Carlton Fields

Rob DiUbaldo is a Shareholder in the New York and New Jersey offices of Carlton Fields.  He is Co-Chair of the firm’s P&C insurance group, leads the casualty insurance practice, and is co-leader of the firm’s reinsurance division.  His practices focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on insurance and reinsurance disputes, as well as coverage and regulatory matters.  Rob has handled reinsurance matters involving a broad range of issues in the P&C and life & health sectors, as well as matters involving captives, MGAs, MGUs, brokers, third-party administrators and other types of (re)insurance vehicles.  On the insurance coverage side, he represents insurers in matters involving various business lines, including CGL/GL, D&O/E&O, environmental, marine and energy, as well as matters involving bad faith.  Rob also represents insurers, banks and financial services companies in disputes involving their products or other commercial issues, including class actions.






Mitchell Gibson

Swiss Re

Mitchell Gibson is a Vice President and Claims Expert at Swiss Reinsurance America Holding Corporation.  He manages the resolution of reinsurance claims involving Asbestos, Pollution, and Health Hazard (“APH”) exposures.  Prior to joining Swiss Re, Mr. Gibson established AXA’s North American Commutation Department.  Mr. Gibson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Mankato State University and a Master of Science degree in Insurance Management from Boston University.  He is an ARIAS-US certified arbitrator.







Marcy Oren

Marcy Oren is a manager in AXA XL’s reinsurance claim department. Marcy has extensive experience managing complex reinsurance claims in nearly all lines of business.  Prior to AXA XL, she worked at the New York law firm of Mendes & Mount representing London reinsurers and in the Hong Kong office of Marsh as a placing and claims broker for all financial and professional lines.  Marcy received a BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis and a law degree from Fordham Law School.

Registration Information

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$180 $250

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Continuing Education

ARIAS•U.S. Arbitrator Certification:
This webinar is eligible for 1/3 of a credit toward initial certification or renewal. For certification candidates, attendance at three live webinars will provide one credit toward Option C requirements. For ARIAS·U.S. Certified Arbitrators, attendance at three live webinars will satisfy the seminar attendance requirement for renewal. Click here for more information.

CLE Credit: ARIAS·U.S. is an accredited provider of New York State Continuing Legal Education training – 1.5 CLE credits are available to those who attend this webinar; all credits are for areas of professional practice.

Financial Hardship Policy

Financial Hardship Policy Statement: As required by the New York and Illinois CLE Boards, if a member of the state’s bar would like to attend an ARIAS•U.S. event, but finds that he or she would incur a financial hardship by doing so, an application for waiver of the attendance fee may be made to the Board of Directors of ARIAS•U.S. Such application would be held in strict confidence.