New York, NY, July 14, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert D. Laurie, Partner, Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Cyber Insurance: What You Need to Know in 2012,”This event is scheduled for August 27, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Robert Laurie
Bob Laurie is a founding partner of Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP residing in its West Hartford, Connecticut office. Bob practices primarily in the area of general complex commercial litigation. Among other clients, he currently represents domestic and international insurance companies in insurance coverage, extra-contractual and reinsurance disputes. Bob has significant experience providing insurance company clients with coverage evaluations for claims arising from electronic data loss and cyber liability. Bob recently successfully represented an insurer in a coverage dispute concerning a claim for indemnification under a CGL policy for statutory notification and monitoring costs and other consequential damages incurred following a significant data loss event. Bob also advises clients on the construction and wording of insurance policies, including coverage for data loss and cyber liability.
About Seiger Gfeller Laurie
Seiger Gfeller Laurie (“SGL”) is a boutique law firm comprised of litigators from some of the largest law firms in the United States. SGL provides litigation and counseling to clients in a broad array of markets, including financial services, sports and recreation and manufacturing, including medical devices. Among other clients, SGL is national counsel to a number of insurance companies, including life, health and property and casualty. SGL attorneys have significant experience in coverage and claims litigation and advice, ranging from coverage determinations, claims handling and defense of claims (including trial and appeals) to coverage and bad faith litigation. SGL attorneys have represented insurance companies in some of the highest-profile insurance coverage disputes, including disputes arising from the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the Central Artery / Tunnel Project (“Big Dig”) in Boston, Massachusetts. SGL attorneys have commenced and defended declaratory judgment actions (and arbitrations) in numerous jurisdictions across the U.S. and in a wide scope of product lines. SGL attorneys also regularly assist domestic and international insurance companies with regulatory compliance, product development, risk management and policy construction. For more information, please visit: http://www.sgllawgroup.com/
Businesses face evolving risks with regard to cyber security and data. Media coverage about high profile security breaches has heightened the awareness for all business to seek some type of protection generally described as cyber policies. A few years ago, the coverage was seen as a niche, luxury add-on, but the market has matured to bring down the cost and standardize coverage. Are these trends good or bad for businesses and insurance providers? Do the customary policies suit the customers’ needs and cover the risks prevalent today? What do businesses need to know when negotiating for these policies about their own risks and the policies themselves?
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders in cyber security risks and mitigation to help company executives answer these questions and understand all the important issues with respect to this vital topic. This live webcast is a must attend for all executives who need to be in the know with respect to cyber insurance policies.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.