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CALOBA Lunch and Learn – US Business Insurance Overview and Common Pitfalls

March 22 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

A primer on business insurance for legal practitioners.

Join us to learn about business insurance hosted by Parker Zhang (Baidu USA Legal Director) and presented by Nan Shen (Hylant Client Executive)!

This lunch and learn session is designed to equip legal practitioners with a foundational understanding of business insurance, ensuring participants are well-prepared to leverage insurance solutions for mitigating diverse risks in their professional and personal lives and navigating the complexities of insurance-related legal challenges.

Parker will set the stage by introducing insurance hurdles frequently encountered by legal practitioners and business entities. Following this, Nan will address these challenges with an in-depth introduction to US business insurance fundamentals along with common pitfalls and mistakes. Topics include:

- Overview of legally required insurance in the US

- What risk is insurable?

- How business insurance in the US is structured (i.e. General Liability/Product Liability, Property, Cyber, Professional Liability)?

- How can litigation against corporate executives and how can companies be protected through Directors & Officers Liability insurance?

- How are legal practitioners protected through insurance – law firm/in-house / other roles?

- How to use Employment Practice Liability insurance to cover your employment-related litigation risks?

- Using IP insurance to protect your companies’ IP asset

This meeting is ideal for in-house counsel who manages the company’s commercial insurance or outside counsel who advises corporate clients. We welcome CALOBA members and guests to submit questions before the meeting if there is any specific topic they would like to hear.


Fenwick & West LLP
801 California St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Mountain View, CA 94041 US
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