Live Webinar: Coverage for ‘Cyber’ Risks – The Emerging Body of Case Law

Course Information

Date & Time: September 27, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Eastern Time
Location: Live online webinar
Continuing education: 1.5 NYCLE, Approved for initial certification

Course Description:
During this webinar, carrier counsel will discuss the issues concerning coverage for data breaches, alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and other “cyber”-related losses, and reflect on the evolving body of case law under first-party policies, third-party general liability policies and “cyber”-specific policies.

Co-Chairs: Ellen MacDonald Farrell,Crowell & Moring LLP; Bill O’Neill,Crowell & Moring LLP

Ellen MacDonald Farrell is a senior counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Insurance/Reinsurance Group, focusing on the litigation, arbitration and negotiated resolutions of insurance and reinsurance disputes, as well as counseling on policy language and privacy and security issues.

For more than fifteen years, Ellen has represented some of the nation’s largest insurers in high-stakes disputes involving the insurance industry.  Ellen has helped insurers negotiate cost-share and buy-back agreements, and has advised insurers on a wide range of issues including the classification and allocation of long-tail claims, number of occurrences, equitable contribution between insurers, trigger, allocation, multi-year policy issues, alleged/missing policy issues, late notice and issues presented by Bermuda Form policies.  Ellen also counsels insurers with respect to the development of policy wording and emerging insurance issues, and has spoken frequently on insurance issues implicated by cyber risks.

Rachel P. Raphael is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Insurance/Reinsurance Group.  Rachel’s practice involves litigation, arbitration and counseling on a wide variety of insurance and reinsurance issues and includes pre-dispute advice as well as insurer/reinsurer representation in complex disputes.  Rachel previously worked as a law clerk for the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International Affairs of the US Department of the Treasury and as an investment banking analyst at Houlihan Lokey.

Registration Information

Cost: Take advantage of the reduced cost of the seminar and register by the early bird deadline!

Members Non-Members
$180 $250
Registration: Registration for the webinar is now open – Register Today

The deadline to register online is Monday, September 26, 2016.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: The cutoff date for a full refund of the seminar registration is September 26, 2016.   Failure to cancel by September 26, 2016 will result in forfeiture of the entire registration fee.

Questions? For questions about this seminar, please contact or call 703-574-4087.

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. conference, 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.