Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and CLE will begin at 11:00 a.m.
The Ohio Insurance Institute will host the second annual Ohio Insurance Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Symposium on March 3, 2020 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. This opportunity will offer up to five credit hours of quality and engaging continuing legal education (four general hours and one professional conduct hour).
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Registration
11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. – Ethics Portion- “The Eternal Triangle”: An Ethics Update for Ohio Insurance Lawyers (1 credit hour, professional conduct)
Karen E. Rubin, Thompson Hine
Description: Discussion of the tripartite relationship among insurers, insureds and counsel, and the challenges it raises for confidentiality and privilege, conflicts of interest and legal malpractice claims. Case-law update on recent opinions on ethics and professionalism issues of special interest to inside and outside insurance counsel.
12:00 p.m.—1:10 p.m. – Lunch Panel - Moderator, John Carney, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, Sponsored by Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP (1 credit hour)
12:00 p.m.—12:20 p.m. -Current Trends in Reinsurance Law - Teresa Snider, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Description: A review of significant legal and market developments in an increasingly litigious reinsurance business.
12:20 p.m.—12:40 p.m. Hot Topics in Insurance Coverage Law - Scott North, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Description: Selected examples of emerging coverage issues in liability insurance policies
12:40 p.m.—1:10 p.m. Legal Considerations in Insuring Cannabis-Related Businesses - Randi Ellias, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Description: Legal issues with insuring a state-licensed but federally-prohibited business
1:15 p.m.—1:45 p.m. – Bad Faith Update (0.5 credit hour)
Greg O’Brien, Cavitch Familo & Durkin
Description: The latest updates on recent updates in bad faith insurance litigation in Ohio.
1:45 p.m.—3:15p.m. –Sponsored by Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (1.5 credit hours)
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - The Road to Autonomous - Obstacles and Opportunities for the Insurer
Evelyn Stratton, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Allen Rutz, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Mitch Tobias, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Description: Insuring autonomous vehicles is the new Wild West of insurance, with numerous questions about how to quantify an unknown risk, and even what to insure: hardware, software, driver error, programming, cyber-attack risks, and the like. This presentation and panel discussion will examine the historic and expected future role and development of insurance products for the personal automobile market in Ohio, taking into consideration the rapid pace of technological developments, potential government regulations, and the role of the tort system in this new frontier.
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Hot Topics and Trends in Data Strategy, Security and Privacy Laws
John Landolfi, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Chris Ingram, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Description: An evaluation of recent developments in security privacy laws, an explanation of legal data strategies. This section will look at movements at the federal level as well as state law changes throughout the country—with a focus on Ohio.
3:15 p.m.—3:30 p.m. – Break- Sponsored by Rohrbachers Cron Manahan Trimble & Zimmerman Co., LPA
3:30 p.m.—4:30 p.m. - View from the Magistrate Bench, Moderator, Michael Farley, Ohio Insurance Institute, Sponsored by BakerHostetler (1 credit hour)
Magistrate Edwin Skeens
Magistrate Mark Petrucci
Magistrate Jennifer Cordle
Description: The magistrates will present recent trends in litigation in Franklin County and discuss their roles and best practices in litigation.
Please register by February 23rd, 2020.
This program has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education.