IUA Circular 035/24

A Joint Specie Committee Training session with the IUA

What Could Go Wrong? Jewelry Heists, Murder, Fraud and Government Corruption


with guest speakers: Andre Cronthall, Esq. and Scott Sveslosky, Esq of Sheppard Mullin, LLP

event chaired by: Giles Coghlin, Head of Fine Art & Specie, Everest Global Markets, Everest Insurance and Chair of the Joint Specie Committee

This market briefing will be: In-Person only

Event Date:  Thursday 23rd May 2024
Time:  Session commences at 2pm/14:00hrs for approx 90 mins (UK/London time)
Registration Tea/Coffee from 1.30pm/13:30hrs
Venue:  Newgate Room, Cavendish Conference Centre, One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3
Subject:  At this market briefing training session, our guest speakers will highlight specific cases regarding jewelers block, specie and inland marine claims, enabling attendees to better understand the risks we underwrite, what could go wrong, and the unexpected in the claims handling process. 
This is a free event, but names and email addresses of all attendees are required for registration.
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At this market briefing training session, with a blend of arts knowledge, legal expertise and specialist contacts, our guest speakers will highlight specific cases regarding claims:

1) the theft of over $14M in jewelry (including a 28-karat D-flawless diamond) by an imposter “First Lady”
2) the theft and destruction of $15M USD in lady’s swimwear
3) a jewelry store robbery at gun point that never occurred. 

From the three cases above, attendees will gain a greater understanding and insight into cases that result in litigation. 
Our speakers:
Andre and Scott are California attorneys that have successfully represented London Market and US based insurers for decades in complex disputes.
As a member of the CPD (Continuing Personal or Professional Development) Certification Service the IUA is committed to providing high quality training activities. Our market briefing events are certified as being suitable for CPD purposes. To obtain a self assessment form for any particular event please email Deborah Finch. These forms will be issued after each individual event upon request.

Disclaimer: The market briefing presentation materials and speaker comments therein were prepared solely by the presenter(s) in their personal and professional capacity. Any materials or opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the views of the IUA and IUA does not bear any responsibility for, or liability to, any parties in respect of the accuracy, legality or overall content of the presentation or any other comments made by speakers or other attendees during the market briefing. 

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