The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law:
Professor Peter Kochenburger organized and moderated a presentation entitled "The Regulatory Response to Insurtech" at the 2019 Ratemaking, Product and Modeling (RPM) Seminar of the Casualty Actuarial Society in Boston on March 26, 2019. The seminar addressed such topics as as price optimization, use of Big Data in fraud detection or claim settlement amounts, and regulator treatment of complex pricing algorithms in rate filings.
Professor Peter Lindseth will speak on March 21, 2019, at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. His talk will be entitled "In the Shadow of Threatened Enforcement: Compliance and the Public-Private Divide in the U.S." The lecture was organized by RENFORCE, the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe.
Professor Alexander Lahav will speak as part of a panel at the Association of American Law Schools' annual meeting on January 5, 2019. The panel on which she is speaking, titled "Jurisprudence Panel 2: Recognizing Wrongs: Philosophy of Tort Law" is part of a five-day event. The convention will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel.
Professor Jessica Rubin will give a presentation at the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics on January 24, 2019 about her role in establishing Desmond's Law in Connecticut. Desmond's Law is the first in the country that allows judges to appoint advocates on behalf of animals in cases of abuse or neglect.