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Business Interruption Insurance in the COVID Era – Webinar (EST)

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by Insurance Institute of Ontario
May 12, 2020
Live webinar May 12, 2020 10 a.m. EST - 11 a.m. EST

The global coronavirus pandemic has created a health and economic emergency across provincial, national, and international boundaries. For many, the pandemic has had a significant impact on their business bottom line and has made access to coverage for business interruption losses even more important. As part of this webinar, BLG insurance lawyers Douglas Smith and Edona Vila will provide an overview of business interruption insurance and consider hot button issues concerning COVID related losses, including:

  • What are the sources of business interruption insurance?
  • What directions for business interruption claims is offered by the jurisprudence?
  • What are top-of-mind business interruption coverage issues surrounding COVID related losses?


Perfect for: brokers, underwriters, claims personnel, MGAs and anyone following the impacts of the virus on business interruption policies and claims.

Seminar Leaders
Douglas Smith, LL.B. – Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Edona C. Vila, LL.B. –  Senior Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

CE accreditation: 1 Technical RIBO hour pending

In order to be eligible for Continuing Education hours, you must be logged in for the duration of the entire webinar, attendance will be taken throughout (late arrival or early departure from session will result in no CE hours issued as per the provincial regulator.  For a webinar, this includes a transmission disruption due to unresolvable technical issues.  Partial hours cannot be issued)

– Prices below are for IIO Members. Fees noted below do not include hst.
– Non-members and renewing members the IIO Membership fee will be added to your cart.
– Sorry, no refunds. Credit notes issued only with 48 hour written notice
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