Law School Symposium-UC Hastings
Old Risks Meet the New Economy: Insurance Issues for the 21st Century

Symposium Presentations and Papers

Friday, February 10, 2017
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Alumni Reception Center (ARC)
200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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SYMPOSIUM PAPERS

But What If We Flame Out? Trends in D&O Coverage of Importance to Emerging Companies and Their Insurers
Mary Craig Calkins, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP; Michael Manire, Manire & Galla LLP

Justice Department’s Focus on Individual Responsibility Requires Broadening of Excess Side-A Difference-in-Conditions D&O Insurance Policies
Timothy Burns, Perkins Coie

When Things Get Hacked: Coverage for Cyber-Physical Risks
John Buchanan, III, Covington; Dustin Cho, Covington

The Insurance Consequences of the Sharing Economy
Michael Barnes, Dentons US LLP; Mary McCutcheon, Farella Braun & Martel LLP

Independence and Ethical Obligations of “Independent Counsel”
Sara M. Thorpe, Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP; Carl Metzger, Goodwin Procter LLP

Telling the Truth Without Inappropriate Revelations: What May and Must Defense Counsel Report Under the Policy and the Rules of Professional Conduct
William T. Barker, Dentons U.S., L.L.P.

Bad Faith as a Continuum: From Claim to Trial
Thomas F. Segalla, Goldberg Segalla LLP

SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATIONS

But What If We Flame Out? Trends in D&O Coverage of Particular Importance to Emerging Companies and their Insurers
Mary Craig Calkins, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP; Michael Manire, Manire & Galla LLP

Oh No You Don’t: Navigating the Yates Memo Minefield
Timothy W. Burns, Perkins Coie LLP; Julia Molander, Cozen & O’Connor PC

Covering the Soft Underbelly of American Business: Hot Topics in Coverage for Cyber Liabilities
John Buchanan, III, Covington; Andrew B. Downs, Bullivant Houser Bailey; Jodi Short, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

The Insurance Consequences of the Sharing Economy
Michael Barnes, Dentons; Mary McCutcheon, Farella Braun + Martel LLP

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

How Independent Am I?” Ethical Obligations of Independent Counsel
Morris Ratner Little, 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

Telling the Truth Without Inappropriate Revelations: What May and Must Defense Counsel Report Under the Policy and the Rules of Professional Conduct?
Martin Checov, O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Meghan Magruder, King & Spalding; William Barker, Dentons

Don’t Be Evil: What Google’s Former Corporate Motto Means for Policyholders and Insurers
Lorelie Masters, Perkins Coie; Leo P. Martinez, Albert Abramson Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Tom Segalla, Golderg Segalla