The Insurance and Reinsurance Department of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge is holding a 60 minute complimentary webinar entitled “Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation: US/UK/European Issues and Perspectives” on Tuesday, May 25, 20 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

This presentation will provide you with an overview of the important issues in asbestos litigation in the US, UK and Continental Europe.

Topics to be covered include:

US Update

– Asbestos litigation
– Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust (from a defense perspective)
– Multidistrict litigation 875 (“Asbestos MDL”)
– Emerging global threat for US businesses facing possible asbestos lawsuits in US Courts for asbestos-related injuries sustained in other countries
– Allocation and other reinsurance issues related to asbestos litigation and settlements.

UK Update
– Main developments in UK asbestos liability.

EU Update
– The asbestos liability problem in the EU and other countries in Continental Europe.

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Please click here for a copy of the webinar invitation.