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Cyber: One Step Ahead — The Evolving Nature of Wire Transfer Fraud and Business Email Compromise
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 2:05pm
Aisling Jumper, York | Keith Novak, Kroll | Marissa Olsen, Coalition | Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP
Wire fraud is a growing threat that affects attorneys, real estate professionals and beyond. In this session, we’ll examine wire fraud from a number of vantage points, including the examples of wire fraud, how it’s evolving and the steps professionals can take to better protect themselves. We’ll also discuss the types of insurance available and whether professional liability policies will cover such losses, or if professionals should research and purchase specific cyber policies. In addition, we’ll address the growing threat of business email compromise and the steps professionals can take to mitigate the risk.
Professional Liability: Pragmatic Issues on Settlement Versus Trial for Legal Malpractice Cases
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 3:25pm
Jessica Zimmerman, York | Philip Grennan, Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP | Reed Millsaps, DWF Claims | Cristina Yannucci, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP
The defense of legal malpractice lawsuits come with unique challenges. With a decision to defend through a trial, or potentially move towards a settlement, tension can arise between the defendant, insured attorney, and carrier. Handling multiple perspectives comes with its own challenges and in this session, we’ll address the concerns of all parties involved.