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Presented by the NVTC General Counsel Committee

March 23, 2007
E&O Insurance for Technology Risks - What You Really Need to Know (Besides That Your Clients Require It)

This seminar will provide an in-depth look into the significance of E&O insurance as it relates to today’s technology and Internet activities within an organization. The panelists will provide practical tips for reviewing and placing E&O coverage in conjunction with client contract requirements, as well as share real life claims situations. Topics include:

  • Trends in litigation involving technology activities - where the claims are coming from

  • Top coverages to ensure an E&O policy has and exclusions to ensure it doesn’t

  • Changing E&O carriers - what you need to know

  • Challenges when it comes to defending and settling E&O claims and how to minimize these

  • How soon should you report E&O circumstances to your carrier and ramifications of this

  • Primary factors in E&O underwriting that drive premiums
Caren Braun, RPLU - Managing Director, AH&T Insurance
Doug McNitt, General Counsel, WebMethods
Ken Nelson, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Partner, Highgate Associates
Paul O'Donnell, Senior Underwriting Specialist, TIS, Chubb Insurance Company
Lisa C. Simchick, Esq., AVP, E&O Technical Claims Supervisor, Chubb Insurance Company

Platinum Sponsors: AH&T Insurance; Corporation Service Company
Gold Sponsors: Albo & Oblon, L.L.P.; Baker & McKenzie; Hogan & Hartson; McGuire Woods LLP; Morrison & Foerster LLP; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Venable LLP
Silver Sponsors: Bowne of DC; Chubb Group of Insurance Companies; Wiley Rein LLP; Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

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Hilton McLean
7920 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA