Joint Online Event - BILA and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London: Keeping it Legal: Future Challenges in Insurance and the Role of Law and Regulation
14:15 hrs -17:25 hrs BST (London time)
Virtual (via Zoom)
BILA and CCLS are co-hosting a half-day conference that will consider the role that law and regulation can, and should, play in shaping the future of insurance.
Leading individuals from the insurance market, law and regulation will, during three panel sessions, explore the future challenges facing insurance, the importance of innovation and technology and the role of law and regulation.
The event is open to all and is free to join. To register please use this link: https://bila.org.uk/keeping-it-legal-future-challenges-in-insurance-and-the-role-of-law-and-regulation/
14:15 hrs – 14:30hrs BST (London time) Welcome Address by Peter MacDonald Eggers QC, Chair of BILA
14:30hrs – 15:15hrs
Panel 1: The Future Challenge: Systemic Risks, Risks too uncertain to quantify, Policyholder trust and other challenges
This session will look at the challenge that risks of the future will present to traditional
approaches to insurance, including systemic risk, risks too uncertain to quantify, but also risks
such as consumer trust in insurers.
15:15hrs – 15:30hrs Break
15:30hrs – 16:15hrs
Panel 2: Innovation and technology – The solution?
This session will investigate to what extent the challenges facing insurance can be solved by innovation and technology – or do the solutions lie elsewhere?
16:15hrs – 16:25hrs Break
16:25hrs – 17:10hrs
Panel 3: The Way Forward: Insights from Law and Regulation
The final session will look forward to how legal and regulatory should support the industry. How can changes be made to help the industry develop and innovate but should law and regulation also play a role in preventing overreach and ensuring the industry remains robust and able to weather the emerging risks?
17:10hrs – 17:25hrs Concluding Remarks by Prof. Miriam Goldby, CCLS
Event concludes at 17:25hrs