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Robert D. Laurie, Partner, Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP to Speak at KC’s Cyber-Insurance Webcast

New York, NY, January 15, 2016 --( 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: Understanding the New System Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Monday, January 25, 2016 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

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About Robert D. 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 represents domestic and international insurance companies in disputes concerning coverage determinations, bad faith/extra-contractual claims, reinsurance, life insurance and related financial products. Bob is a trial lawyer who has successfully presented cases in various state and federal courts as well as in domestic and international arbitration and mediation proceedings. Bob recently obtained a victory before the Connecticut Supreme Court in a highly publicized data breach insurance coverage dispute. In addition to litigation, Bob advises clients on the construction and wording of various types of insurance and reinsurance agreements, including specialized products and manuscript forms. Bob also frequently assists a national commercial lending institution in lending transactions for mergers, acquisitions, loss portfolio transfers, commutations and other business opportunities within the insurance and reinsurance marketplace.

About Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP

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 or regional 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 has 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.

Event Synopsis:

The unabated cyberattacks are causing significant damages and sizable incident response cost to companies and, according to a research, these risks are expected to skyrocket the nascent Cyber-Insurance market by U.S. $10 billion in 2020. More and more companies are now seriously considering the transfer of their cyberattack risks to insurance providers. In a short span of time, Cyber-Insurance has become a vital part in corporate breach response and is indeed a critical need in this era of rising cyber assaults.

Although organizations should strongly consider Cyber-Insurance, they should also be well-versed with the fundamental know-hows before they purchase a policy. It is important that they ensure a detailed system tailored to their risk profile and ascertain that they obtain the cyber insurance coverage that fits with the risks and liabilities which they will encounter in an event of a data breach.

In this two-hour live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help enterprises understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the Cyber-Insurance market trends and offer best practices in selecting the best cyber-insurance coverage based on the enterprises’ specific needs.

Key topics include:

The Cyber-Insurance Market Trends
Cyber-Insurance Coverage and Limitations
Remediation Costs
Regulatory Forecasts
Best Practices in Purchasing Cyber-Insurance Policy

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