The U.S. and China: New Insurance Products, New Regulatory Challenge

 

Second Annual Insurance Law Conference
Presented By: 
The Insurance Law Center at UConn School of Law
& Renmin Law School

The U.S. & China: New Insurance Products, New Regulatory Challenges

Friday, October 9, 2015

UConn School of Law, Hartford Connecticut

Keynote Speaker:  Thomas Sullivan, Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board

Panels:

·         Cyber Risk & Insurance

·         Big Data, Price Optimization and Consumer Protection

·         Regulation of Insurance Intermediaries

·         Resolution of Insurance Disputes

·         Best Practices for Consumer Disclosures

Please join us on Friday, October 9 as we explore Chinese and U.S. perspectives on Insurance, Regulation, and Consumer Protection.   Our panelists are leading scholars, practitioners and regulators in these fields, and we are joined by experts from Renmin Law School, the University of International Business & Economics, and the General Counsel of Ping An Insurance Group of China.

Admission is free and continental breakfast and lunch provided for those who register prior to October 5, 2015.  Please RSVP to Patricia Carbray.

Conference Agenda:

8:15 – 9:00      Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15      Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:00     Keynote Address:

                          Thomas Sullivan, Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board (with time for questions)

10:00 – 10:15  Break

10:15 – 11:15   Panel 1:  Cyber Risk & Insurance

-          Professor Jia Linqing, Deputy Director of Maritime Law and of the Insurance Law Research Institute, Renmin University of China Law School

-         Mr. John Buchanan, Partner, Covington & Burling, Washington D.C.

-        Ms. Paula M. Pallozzi, Associate Director, Rhode Island Insurance Division

11:15 – 12:30  Panel 2: Big Data, Price Optimization and Consumer Protection

-          Professor Peter Molk, Willamette University College of Law

-          Mr. David Snyder, Vice President, International Policy, Property Casualty   Insurers Association of America

-           Professor Peter Kochenburger, Deputy Director, Insurance Law Center

12:30 – 1:30                            Lunch

1:30 – 2:30      Panel 3:  Regulation of Insurance Intermediaries

-          Professor Xin Chen, Director of the Insurance Law Center and the Law and Economics Center, University of International Business and Economics

-          Mr. Wes Bissett, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and State Relations, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc.

-          Professor Jeffrey Stempel, Doris S. and Theodore B. Lee Professor of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law

2:30 – 3:30      Panel 4:  Resolution of Insurance Disputes

-          Mr. Jun Yao, Chief Legal Officer, Ping An Insurance Group of China

-          Mr. John Buchanan, Partner, Covington & Burling, Washington D.C.

-          Professor Brendan Maher, Director of the Insurance Law Center

3:30 – 3:45                  Break

3:45 – 5:00      Panel 5:  Best Practices in Consumer Disclosures

-          Professor Haibao Xing, Renmin University of China Law School

-          Professor Mark Geistfeld, Sheila Lubetsky Birnbaum Professor of Civil Litigation, New York University School of Law

-          Professor Patricia McCoy, Liberty Mutual Insurance Professor of Law, Boston College Law School

-          Ms. Lynn Quincy, Director of the Health Care Value Hub, Consumers Union

5:00                 Concluding Remarks