Law School Symposium-UC Hastings

Old Risks Meet the New Economy: Insurance Issues for the 21st Century
*This event is open to all attorneys & law students*

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Date & Location

Friday, February 10, 2017

Symposium
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Alumni Reception Center (ARC)
200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Networking Reception
Sky Room, The Tower
100 McAllister Street, 24th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Accommodations

ACCEC's room blocks expired January 19, 2017. Our attendees were invited to stay at one of the following. You can contact the hotels directly for reservations. 

Parc 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102
http://www.parc55hotel.com/

Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-san-francisco-union-square-SFOFHHH/index.html 

Last day to make reservations under the room blocks is Thursday, January 19, 2017.

Registration 

ACCEC Fellows and Other Attorneys:
$250 on or before January 13, 2017
$275 January 14 and after

UC Hastings Alumni and Young Attorneys (less than 5 years in practice):
$195 on or before January 13, 2017
$220 January 14 and after

UC Hastings Faculty/Students:
FREE (but registration is required)

The early bird registration deadline is January 13, 2017. The final registration deadline is Friday, February 3. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here to download the full brochure and registration form. 

 

Agenda

Friday, February 10, 2017

8:00 – 9:00 am Registration and Coffee

9:00 – 9:15 am Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

Speakers:

  • Mary Craig Calkins, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP; President, American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel
  • Leo P. Martinez, Albert Abramson Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • David B. Goodwin, Covington & Burling LLP, and Andrew B. Downs, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, Program Co-Chairs

TECHNOLOGY AND INSURANCE

9:15 – 10:00 am But Everyone Knows We Might Flame Out: Trends in D&O Coverage of Particular Importance to Emerging Companies and their Insurers

Speakers:

  • Mary Craig Calkins, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Michael Manire, Manire & Galla LLP

10:00 – 10:45 am Oh No, You Don’t: Navigating the Yates Memo Minefield

Speakers:

  • Timothy Burns, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Julia Molander, Cozen O’Connor PC

10:45 – 10:55 am Break

10:55 – 11:35 am Covering the Soft Underbelly of American Business: Hot Topics in Coverage for Cyber Liabilities

Speakers:

  • John G. Buchanan, III, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Andrew B. Downs, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
  • Jodi Short, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

11:35 – 12:05 pm The Insurance Consequences of the Sharing Economy

Speakers:

  • Michael Barnes, Dentons
  • Mary McCutcheon, Farella Braun + Martel LLP

 12:10 – 1:15 pm Lunch

Keynote Speaker:

  • Tom Baker, William Maul Measey Professor of Law and Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania Law School

 1:15 – 1:30 pm Break

INSURANCE AND ETHICS

 1:30 – 2:15 pm Ethics and Mediation: If The Law Says You Can’t Disclose Anything, What Can You Disclose – And What If The Other Side Lies About It?

Speakers:

  • David B. Goodwin, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Joyce Wang, Carlson, Calladine & Peterson LLP

2:15 – 3:00 pm How Independent Am I? Ethical Obligations of Independent Counsel

Speakers:

  • Morris Ratner, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Professional Success, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Sara M. Thorpe, Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
  • Carl Metzger, Goodwin Procter LLP

3:00 – 3:15 pm Break

3:15 – 4:00 pm Telling the Truth Without Inappropriate Revelations: What May and Must Defense Counsel Report Under the Policy and the Rules of Professional Conduct?

Speakers:

  • Martin Checov, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Meghan Magruder, King & Spalding LLP
  • William Barker, Dentons

4:00 – 4:45 pm Don’t Be Evil: What Google’s Former Corporate Motto Means for Policyholders and Insurers

Speakers:

  • Lorelie Masters, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Leo P. Martinez, Albert Abramson Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Tom Segalla, Goldberg Segalla

4:45 – 6:00 pm Networking Reception