VIth AIDA Europe Conference took place 3 and 4 November 2016, in Vienna, Austria

The VIth AIDA Europe Conference, entitled “Flood of Change: Insurance in Times of Change – Technology, Climate, Regulation” took place, in collaboration with the Austrian AIDA Chapter, on 3 and 4 November 2016, in Vienna, Austria.

The Programme for the Conference included the topical highlights:

  • Changing Landscape for Business and Lawyers in the light of New Technologies
  • Regulatory Change, in particular, Over-Regulation
  • Insurance in times of Climate Change
  • Fraud – the Law and what the Insurance Market faces
  • Insurance and Litigation Funding

The conference also included AIDA Working Party meetings (Thursday, 3 November, 2016) on:

  • Credit and Surety, Consumer Protection and Dispute Resolution and Distribution of Insurance Products - Joint Meeting: Bancassurance from the Perspective of Consumer Protection, Distribution of Insurance Products and Consumer Credit
  • Marine Insurance: Cyber Risks and Marine Insurance
  • Motor Insurance: The Interests of Consumers and Third Party Victims
  • ReinsuranceA is for Aggregation... Update on the Legal Issues Arising out of the Christchurch and Chilean Earthquakes and Californian and Australian Wildfires/Bushfires
  • Climate Change: Current legal, insurance and environmental challenges in adapting to Climate Change

Further working sessions included:

  • In-House Counsel: Smart Contract Management
  • ARIAS (AIDA Insurance and Reinsurance Arbitration Service) meeting dealing with:

         - Introduction to ARIAS Europe

         - in Arbitration? The National Approaches