5th Annual

Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation

The essential forum that shapes the future of defense and risk management strategies for the industry\'s leading counsel and claims professionals

Wednesday, January 27 to Thursday, January 28, 2016
Hilton Houston Post Oak, Houston, TX

This is the highest-level Admiralty & Maritime Law conference that prepares you for what’s going on in the industry and provides for maximum networking opportunities with counsel and claims professionals. It’s also the only event that goes the extra mile and brings you a national judicial presence.

There has never been a more important time to convene and exchange insights and strategies with colleagues and experts in the field.

In response, American Conference Institute is proud to bring you its 5th Annual Forum on Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation. The program has been updated to provide crucial developments and winning strategies to overcome the most current and complex issues surrounding admiralty and maritime litigation. Get effective tactics and insights from an unparalleled faculty of the most experienced in-house counsel, top claims officers & risk managers, insurance professionals, leading outside counsel and renowned federal judges. This year’s conference features sessions on:

  • Admiralty and Maritime Case Law Year in Review: An Examination of the Key Case Law Developments from 2015 and What They Mean for Your Practice in 2016
  • The Business of Shipping: In-House (Non-Insurer) Views on Selecting and Managing Outside Counsel; Migrant Crisis; Cost of Complying with Pollution Regulations; Emerging Issues with respect to Interconnection Between Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Business and Maritime Law; and More
  • Lessons to Date from OW Bunkers’ Bankruptcy and Litigation
  • Cruise Ship Industry: Liability and Regulatory Issues; Issues Associated with a Shipowner’s Duty to Provide Medical Care; Passenger and Crew Claims; Growth of Cruise Industry in Texas; and More
  • The Changing Landscape of Maritime Arbitration, Attachments, and Arrests of Assets and the Latest on Forum Selection and Arbitration Clauses
  • Maritime Torts: Jones Act Seamen Claims, Recent Developments in the Law on Maintenance & Cure, and the Availability of Punitive Damages
  • Marine Insurance and Indemnity Issues: Uberrimae Fidei, Duty to Defend/Indemnify and Making Sense of Lloyd’s of London
  • Maritime Experts: Casualty Reconstruction; Issues that Arise with Counsel, Including How to Pick an Expert, What to Look for, How Best to Use; Making Judge’s Job Easier as the Finder of Fact; and More
  • P&I Club and Insurance Roundtable: Marine Insurance Market Overview; Issues of Concern for the In-House Counsel Going Forward, Including Cybersecurity; Sanctions; The Latest on Books of Business, Underwriting, and Claims; Recovery; Litigation and Subrogation Management; New Coverage Nuances and Ensuring Necessary Coverages are in Place; and Suggestions as to How Outside Counsel Can Get on a Pre-Approved Panel
  • Environmental, Commercial, and Trade Issues Associated with Arctic Drilling
  • Responses to Emergencies on Board or Casualties

Register now by calling 888-224-2480 or by faxing your registration form to 877-927-1563. You can also register online.