American Conference Institute's 4th Annual Forum on

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, February 04 to Thursday, February 05, 2015
Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel, 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 industry event that goes the extra mile and brings you a national judicial presence.

Twenty-five years aft er the enactment of the Oil Pollution Act and five years after Deepwater Horizon, 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 4th 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:

  • Key Case Law Developments from 2014 and What They Mean for Your Practice in 2015
  • In-House Views on Personal Injury Claims and Labor & Employment Disputes; Compliance With International Local Laws and Using Local In-House Country Resources; New Piracy Issues; Domestic and Global Contract Review; Charter Party Negotiation and Management
  • Jones Act Seamen Claims, Maintenance and Cure and the Risk of Punitive Damages, and the Latest on the Impact of Lozman on Vessels
  • Jaldhi at 5 Years and the Latest on Forum Selection and Arbitration Clauses
  • Novel Issues With Respect to Limitation of Liability
  • Insurance Roundtable: The Latest on Books of Business, Underwriting, Claims, Recovery, Litigation and Subrogation Management, New Coverage Nuances, and Ensuring Necessary Coverages Are in Place
  • Marine Insurance and Indemnity Issues: Good and Bad Faith and the Duty to Defend/Indemnify; the Enforceability of Indemnity and Additional Assured Provisions; and the Latest Nuances in Cargo Claims
  • Vessel Responses to Emergencies on Board or Casualties
  • Environmental Controls: Practical Issues Surrounding Compliance, How the Low Sulfur Fuel Regulations Are Impacting the Industry, Environmental Impact Concerns and Increased Litigation, and More
  • Industry Effects of U.S. Sanctioning of Trade With Iran and Russia
  • Maritime Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights

Register now by calling 888-224-2480 or faxing your registration form to 877-927-1563. You can also register online at www.AmericanConference.com/Maritime.