Ann M. Waeger, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department, will be on the faculty of a seminar on “Emerging Issues in Environmental Insurance,” to be presented by the New York State Bar Association Environmental Law Section’s Environmental Insurance Committee, with co-sponsorship by the Bar’s Committee on Continuing Legal Education. The seminar will be held on Friday, October 28 from 9:30am – 1:00pm (ET) at the offices of Latham & Watkins, 885 Third Avenue, New York, NY, and will also be simulcast via live webinar.
Ms. Waeger will be part of a faculty of experienced environmental insurance counsel, brokers, and risk management specialists who will examine critical aspects of environmental insurance coverage and provide valuable information on using environmental insurance as a risk management tool. Sessions will address emerging areas of legal liability in the environmental area, the state of the market and evolving coverage options, the latest case law, coverage issues and claim trends as viewed by the carriers, and practice tips on how to maximize coverage and minimize disputes with carriers.
Specific topics to be discussed include:
- LSRP and voluntary cleanup programs
- Commercial real estate transactions
- Cost cap policies and coverage for known cleanup obligations
- Underwriting considerations
- Mold and legionella
- Lead and asbestos
- Vapor intrusion
- Lender Policies
- Construction projects and contractors coverage
- Business interruption coverage
- PCBs in building materials
- And more …
Ms. Waeger’s practice encompasses the purchase, sale and leasing of industrial and commercial real estate, the formation of business entities and the financing of industrial and commercial real property and business assets. She has a special focus on environmental issues in the transactional setting, including leases and agreements of sale, and the use of environmental insurance policies as a risk management tool. Her clients include leading real estate developers, property and business owners, landlords, tenants, manufacturers, lenders, and REITS. She writes and lectures extensively on environmental insurance issues.
Additional information and registration details at: www.nysba.org/CLE