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US courts have long grappled with insurance aggregation issues in a variety of contexts—from mass torts, products liability and sex abuse claims to securities litigation. Dave Newmann, a partner from the Hogan Lovells Philadelphia office, will address the latest decisions and trends in this area under US law.
Meanwhile in England, last year saw two cases concerning aggregation of claims and losses which we feel have attracted less comment than they deserve. Stuart Hill, a partner in the London office of Hogan Lovells, will explain why the judgment in Aioi v Heraldglen poses more questions than it provides answers, and consider if Standard Life Assurance v ACE European Group & Others confounds the expectations of those dealing with “originating cause” aggregation wordings.
David Newmann handles U.S. and international commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular emphasis on litigation involving the insurance and telecommunications industries. David’s insurance coverage experience encompasses a wide range of U.S. and international insurance products, including directors and officers, fiduciary and professional liability, commercial general liability, commercial property, and personal lines. David has handled insurance coverage matters involving securities, derivative and ERISA litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, insurer demutualization, healthcare fraud and False Claims Act investigations, civil RICO litigation, and FDIC claims, as well as products liability and mass torts.
Stuart Hill is a partner in the international insurance litigation team. Stuart has extensive experience practising in insurance and reinsurance litigation with a particular emphasis on the insurance of financial institutions and their directors and officers. He also has extensive experience of advising on, drafting and negotiating such policies for a wide range of clients, in particular, the protections available for Financial Institutions by way of Civil Liability, Crime and Directors and Officers Liability Cover. His focus has been coverage for multinational organisations purchasing cover in the London Market, but he has also advised in respect of policies issued in other EU markets and in Russia.
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