Join us for an exclusive Fireside Chat featuring Roden Tong, Chief Executive – Hong Kong, Berkley Insurance Asia, tailored for professionals within the Professional Liability ecosystem seeking a comprehensive understanding of the intersection of legal and regulatory environments, corporate governance, and Directors & Officers (D&O) Insurance in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area – China.

This interview will delve into critical aspects including:

  • Trends and Recent Developments: Explore the latest trends and developments shaping the legal and regulatory environments across Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area – China. Understand how these changes impact professionals operating within these jurisdictions.
  • Corporate Failure and Bankruptcy: Gain insights into the implications of corporate failure and bankruptcy on Directors & Officers (D&O) liability insurance. Roden Tong will provide a high-level overview and discuss key considerations for mitigating risks in such scenarios.
  • Management Liability Products: Discover how D&O and other management liability products are uniquely designed to respond and operate within the complexities of this region. Learn about practical strategies to enhance protection and compliance.

Whether you are a legal practitioner, insurance professional, risk manager, or corporate advisor, this webinar promises invaluable insights and practical knowledge essential for navigating the intricate dynamics of professional liability in these dynamic markets.

To learn more about the current landscape, trends, and future predictions you can tune in to the full discussion below.

Meet the Speakers

Headshot of Roden Tong.Roden Tong, Chief Executive – Hong Kong

Berkley Insurance Asia

Mr. Roden Tong is the Chief Executive of Berkley Insurance Company. He leads the Hong Kong operations of Berkley Insurance Asia (a W.R. Berkley Company) with over 15 years’ experience in Financial Lines and Specialty Claims across the Asia region. He has extensive experience and expertise in handling complex Financial Lines claim matters, including Lehman related investment mis-selling issues, US securities class actions against Hong Kong and PRC companies, US SEC investigations and major fidelity claims.



Headshot of Melody Qain.Melody Qain, SVP, Head of Global Professional & Financial Risks – Great China

Lockton Companies (Hong Kong) Limited

Melody began her insurance career in 2002 as a Financial Lines underwriter with AIG Shanghai and became Financial Lines underwriting manager with Chubb Shanghai. She moved to Hong Kong in 2009 and was in charge of Commercial D&O and Financial Institution practice for Asia with Liberty. In 2014, she joined Ironshore Hong Kong as General Manager, which specialising in M&A and financial lines risks in North Asia. She started her broking journey in 2020 by joining Lockton Hong Kong and then lead Lockton’s financial lines practice in Greater China.



Headshot of Simon McConnell.Simon McConnell, Partner Hong Kong, Chair – APAC Board

Clyde & Co

Simon is the Chair of the Asia Pacific Board, and a member of the firm’s Global Insurance Executive. Simon is recognised as a leading expert in the areas of complex financial lines disputes and insurance, insolvency, regulatory investigations and commercial litigation.

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