Session Recordings

Keynote Address

  • Simon Wright, Claims Chief Counsel of SCOR Global P&C SE




Advisen Market Metrics

  • Jim Blinn, EVP & Global Product Manager, Advisen




The Risk Manager’s Perspective

Is D&O adequately addressing the risks of European businesses today?

This session will bring together influential risk managers from across Europe, to discuss some of the key issues facing European – and increasingly global – businesses. The panel will cover topics including whether D&O insurance is adequately responding to those risks and the reality of information sharing between the insurance industry and buyers. They will also outline what factors drive the purchase of D&O liability cover in their organisations.

  • Guillaume Deschamps, D&O Practice Leader, MARSH FINPRO Continental Europe (Moderator)
  • Francoise Carli, VP Insurance, Sanofi
  • Martine Hecq, Manager in Charge of Financial Lines, Nuclear Insurance and Captive Vehicles, ENGIE
  • Dirk Wegener, Global Head of Corporate Insurance, Deutsche Bank




The View from the Top

A rare opportunity to hear top insurance executives discuss their perspectives on the executive risk insurance market, disclose the issues that most concern them, and explain how management liability business fits into their overall strategic vision.

  • Rebecca Bole, EVP, Editor-in-Chief, Advisen (Moderator)
  • Herbert Baeten, Chief Underwriting Officer, Zurich France
  • Kelly Lyles, Chief Regional Officer & Deputy Chairman, Insurance, XL Catlin
  • Mary O’Connor, CEO of Financial Lines, Willis GB




Women and Risk: The Business Implications of the Gender Agenda

This session will explore the increased focus on gender diversity, highlighting emerging policy and regulation, and the risks and opportunities this presents for insurance businesses and their management, as well as providing perspectives on practice challenges and approaching change.

  • Jane Portas, Committee Member, Insurance Supper Club


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Regulatory Investigations

This panel will share real life experiences of dealing with a regulatory investigation and will offer practical guidance on: how to avoid an investigation, how to manage one if it happens – both internally and externally, notifying and dealing with your insurers.

  • Reid Feldman,  Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • Nathan Willmott, Partner and Head of Financial Regulation, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP





The Rise of the Activist Investor & Investment Recovery

Investors are becoming more engaged with their European boards, especially as M&A activity picks up again after the Eurozone crisis. Who are the activist investors? Why are they becoming more active and how are they driving claims?

  • Edouard Fremault, Partner, Deminor Recovery Services




Privacy and Network Security Issues

This session will explore the vulnerabilities of public and private companies of all sizes to data breaches and privacy violations, and examine the types of scenarios that could place directors and officers in the cross hairs of regulators, investors, customers or other interested parties.

  • Laure Zicry, Head of Financial Institutions Brokerage and Cyber Risks Practice Leader, Gras Savoye (Moderator)
  • Kyle Bryant, Manager, Cyber Risks Practice, Continental Europe, ACE
  • Stephane Choisez, Counsel Partner, Cohen Amir-Aslani
  • Jérôme Gossé, Head Security & Privacy – Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Zurich Global Corporate



We consistently deliver an audience that is 25% or more comprised of Risk Managers & Insurance Buyers, Brokers (25%-30%), Insurance Companies (30%), Lawyers (10%), and other insurance professionals (5%).

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