News BILA Lunchtime Lecture - 13:00, Friday 15th April, 2016

BILA Lunchtime Lecture - 13:00, Friday 15th April, 2016

John Houlihan and Elizabeth Tosaris

“How indirect discrimination claims will change underwriting practices”

The Old Library, Lloyd's, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA

 

John Houlihan is Co-Chair of Locke Lord LLP’s Banking and Financial Institutions Litigation Practice Group and represents banks, insurance companies, and leasing companies in courts and arbitration proceedings across the United States.

Elizabeth Tosaris is a partner in Locke Lord LLP’s Insurance Regulatory practice group and a leading regulatory and transactional lawyer.  Recognized in Chambers USA 2015 for Insurance: Transactional and Regulatory, Elizabeth regularly assists insurers and other regulated entities on achieving compliance with insurance statutes and regulations. 

"How indirect discrimination claims will change underwriting practices"

 John and Elizabeth will address:

  • Challenges to traditional underwriting criteria – indirect discrimination claims
  • The US experience – the recent ‘disparate impact’ cases
  • Developments in the UK, Europe and elsewhere
  • Regulatory responses
  • What should underwriters do? 

published on 2nd Mar 2016