1-Hour Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

Representations and warranties (“R&W”) provisions are among the most heavily negotiated terms in any major corporate transaction agreement. Increasingly, sophisticated clients are utilizing R&W insurance policies to manage risks and protect the value of their investments. Yet, the process of making claims under R&W insurance policies remains highly misunderstood, even by experienced professionals. This webcast will bring together a panel of experts from accounting, legal, and insurance perspectives to explain: (i) the current state of the R&W insurance claims market; (ii) the different types of R&W insurance claims; (iii) how certain types of damages are calculated; and (iv) the methods insured parties can utilize to increase the viability of claims made under R&W insurance policies. 

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the different types of claims brought under R&W insurance policies
  • Review damages calculations for breaches of representations and warranties under purchase agreements
  • Pre- and post-signing tools and methods to prepare for potential claims under R&W insurance policies

Who Should Attend

Corporate transaction lawyers, forensic accountants, litigation and dispute resolution professionals, commercial insurance claims analysts, in-house counsel

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: Attendees should be familiar with corporate indemnity provisions and/or have an understanding of commercial insurance terminology

Intended Audience: Corporate transaction lawyers, forensic accountants, litigation and dispute resolution professionals, commercial insurance claims analysts, in-house counsel

Advanced Preparation: None 

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