WEBINAR: Cyber-risk insurance is a relatively new measure for protection against losses and liabilities that can arise from a cyber-incident; companies and their boards are unsure of the utility and value of this product. In our first-ever webinar, legal and industry experts will explain the current market for cyber-risk coverage, what can be covered, where are the gaps and what is lurking in the fine print.
CLE and NACD Fellowship credits available for participants
Complimentary Webinar hosted by:
Welcome Remarks by Anita Allen, NACD NJ Chapter President & COO
Lou Chiafullo In-House Counsel Acres Land Title Agency, Inc.
Lou Chiafullo is In-House Counsel at Acres Land Title Agency, Inc. Previously he was a Partner at McCarter & English, LLP, where for 20 years his practice involved complex litigation, with an emphasis on insurance coverage disputes on behalf of policyholders. Lou has handled actions in state and federal court in New Jersey and other jurisdictions, has arbitrated complex insurance disputes, and often counseled policyholders on a wide variety of general and insurance-related matters.
Steve Weisman Partner McCarter & English
Steven Weisman is a Partner in McCarter & English’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group. He has a national commercial litigation and counseling practice, representing corporate policyholders in all types of insurance-related matters including complex coverage disputes and premium disputes in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Steven advises his clients on and litigates a broad range of insurance issues concerning an array of underlying liabilities and first-party losses under a wide variety of insurance policies, including general liability insurance, directors’ and officers’ insurance, management liability insurance, cyber risk insurance, errors and omissions insurance, advertising injury and media liability insurance, employment practices liability insurance, and first party property insurance. Steven frequently conducts insurance program reviews for his clients and negotiates policy language with insurance underwriters on behalf of his clients. His guidance also extends to counseling clients on and litigating premium disputes, including retrospective premium disputes.
Steven is a founding member of McCarter & English’s Cybersecurity Data Privacy Task Force and is a frequent speaker on cyber risk insurance issues.
Vincent G. Caracciolo Managing Director of Claims & Coverage Advocacy EPIC Insurance Brokers
Vincent Caracciolo is the Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy with EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants. He provides coverage, brokerage and claims advocacy services to the firm’s clients focusing on the Directors & Officers Liability, Errors & Omissions, Fidelity, Fiduciary, Private Equity, Financial Institutions, Employment Practices Liability and Cyber/Privacy Liability lines of business. Vincent's experience has spanned that of a practicing attorney, a professional liability insurance underwriter, claims professional, an insurance company executive, and an insurance broker. His prior legal experience includes corporate transaction, banking, securities and litigation practices, as well as insurance coverage counsel work for major insurance companies. His insurance company experience includes E&O and transactional liability underwriting, Management Liability underwriting counsel, policy/endorsement analysis and drafting, and management of a US and Global Specialty Casualty Claims division.
Vincent is a speaker and author at/for Insurance and Legal Industry conferences and publications (PLUS, PLI, ACI, Corporate Directors Group, Private Equity and Hedge Fund associations, and NYC Bar Association Continuing Legal Education).