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2nd National Forum on Insurance Allocation

American Conference Institute


Date: June 25, 2015 - June 26, 2015

Time: 4:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Chicago, IL


Mintz Levin's Marc Abrams will be a speaker at the ACI’s 2nd National Forum on Insurance Allocation (June 25-26; Chicago).

Industry leaders from policyholders, insurers, and reinsurers will examine today’s key allocation issues, including:

  • The state of existing allocation law, with a focus on asbestos, environmental, and other long-tail claims

  • The relationship between allocation and trigger, with a focus on asbestos, environmental, and other long-tail claims Second wave allocation issues:

  • SIRs, deductibles, exhaustion,and more Excess insurance: questions raised by Qualcomm and issues relating to the duty to defend

  • The importance of choice of law: assessing the current rules in key jurisdictions, recent allocation rulings and their impact on disputes, and more

  • Bankruptcy, insolvency, and their impact on insurance allocation

  • Allocation of defense costs in the D&O context

  • Allocation issues that arise when reinsurance is involved

  • Resolving allocation disputes through mediation


Professional Cropped Abrams Marc Mintz

Marc L. Abrams


Marc L. Abrams is an esteemed litigator who guides clients through complex insurance, reinsurance, and general commercial dispute matters. Marc represents Mintz clients in court and before US and international arbitration panels. He has extensive experience in recovering funds for his clients.