Singapore PL Regional Symposium
2014 PLUS Singapore PL Regional Symposium - SOLD OUT
Start Date - End Date
August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Professional Liability Underwriting Society is pleased to announce the 2014 Singapore Professional Liability Symposium
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, AND THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.
The 2014 Singapore PL Symposium marks the second year that PLUS has hosted an educational and networking event in Singapore, building on its 25+ year reputation of hosting industry-leading events in the professional liability market worldwide.
Hand phones may not be used in the Club premises (permissible only on the terrace)
|Thursday - August 21|
Latest Global and U.S. Trends in D&O Liability Insurance: What's Hot, What's Cold!
The liability exposures of directors and officers are evolving rapidly. This presentation wil examin important D&O liability trends in the United States and around the world, with a focus on the implications for D&O insurance coverage and placement
Singapore Tales from the Corporate Crypt
Chelva Rajah helms the litigation and dispute resolution team at Tan Rajah & Cheah and practises litigation and arbitration, particularly in substantial commercial disputes and insolvency. He is a well-respected arbitrator and has worked on more than 80 domestic and/or international arbitrations. He will share interesting and engaging stories from his professional experiences.
|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
Registration and Cocktails
|7:00 pm - 10:00 pm|
Dinner, Program and Networking
|Chelva Rajah (KEYNOTE)
Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Singapore in 1972. Practising law in Singapore for 42 years. <br/> <br/> <strong>Appointments</strong> <ul style=”list-style-type=disc”> <li>President of the Law Society of Singapore from 1990 to 1992.</li> <li>Vice-President of the Singapore Academy of Law from April 1991 to July 1993. </li> <li>Member of the Military Court of Appeal, Singapore from 1992 to June 1995. </li> <li>Judicial Commissioner, High Court of Singapore from July 1995 to June 1997. </li> <li>Appointed Senior Counsel in January 1998. </li> <li>Chairman, Singapore National Committee, Asean Law Association from 2005 to 2006. </li> <li>Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration. </li> <li>Board Member, Singapore International Arbitration Centre. </li> <li>Member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal. </li> <li>Judge of the Qatar International Court. </li> <li>Member of the ICSID Panel of Conciliators. </li> <li>Arbitrator in more than 100 domestic and/or international arbitrations. </li> <li>Currently a partner in Tan Rajah & Cheah, a Singapore law firm with 35 lawyers. Mainly engaged in arbitration/general litigation and in banking, construction, company, commercial, insolvency and contract related matters. </li> </ul> <strong>Directorship</strong> <br/> Non-executive independent director of the following listed public company in Singapore Listed Companies: UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Limited <br/> <br/> <strong>Non-Professional</strong> <ul > <li>Singapore’s Non-Resident High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea <ul> <li>Appointments: Board Member, Mercy Relief.</li> </ul>
|Tan Rajah & Cheah||Singapore Tales from the Corporate Crypt|
|Kevin LaCroix (KEYNOTE)
<div style="text-align:center;font-family:'Calibri';font-size:11.00pt;"><span style="font-family:'Calibri';font-size:11.00pt;"> <p>Kevin LaCroix is an Executive Vice President at RT ProExec, Beachwood, Ohio, a division of R-T Specialty, LLC. RT ProExec is an insurance intermediary focused exclusively on management liability issues. Kevin is also the author of the Internet weblog, <em>The D&O Diary</em>, <a href="http://www.dandodiary.com">http://www.dandodiary.com</a>, which the <em>New York Times</em> called “influential” and the <em>Wall Street Journal</em> described as “widely followed.”<br/><br/> Kevin has been involved in directors’ and officers’ liability insurance issues for more than 35 years. He began his career as a coverage attorney and partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Ross, Dixon and Bell. More recently, Kevin served as President of Genesis Professional Liability Managers (GPLM), a D&O insurance underwriter and part of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies.<br/><br/> Kevin speaks frequently on D&O issues. Kevin has served as a faculty member of the Stanford Law School Directors’ College. He also invited to speak at the University of Connecticut Law School, Fordham Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, Loyola University of Chicago Law School, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, the American Bar Association, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) [Beijing], <em>Federação Nacional de Seguros Gerais</em> (FenSeg) [São Paulo], Euroforum <em>Haftplicht</em> [Hamburg], the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG) [Sydney], the Financial Lines Forum [Zurich], and <em>Bima Gyaan</em> [Mumbai].<br/><br/> Kevin’s comments on D&O liability and insurance issues have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, National Public Radio, American Public Media’s Marketplace, American Banker, San Francisco Chronicle, Bloomberg, and the Dow Jones Newswire.<br/><br/> Throughout his career, Kevin has been active in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), serving on its Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2005, and as its President in 2004. In 2008, Kevin received the PLUS Founder’s Award, given annually to the PLUS member who has made “lasting and outstanding contributions” to PLUS. <br/><br/> In December 2014, Kevin received the inaugural Person of the Year (USA) award from the insurance information firm, Advisen. This annual award, which is determined by a vote of industry professionals, is given to the “most influential management liability industry professional” in the United States. In 2015, Kevin was selected by industry professionals in Advisen’s annual Executive Risk Awards as Industry Legend of the Year. <br/><br/> Kevin is a graduate of the University of Virginia and of the University of Michigan Law School. Kevin is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. </p>
|RT ProExec||Latest Global and U.S. Trends in D&O Liability Insurance: What's Hot, What's Cold!|
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