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:
– 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.
– Main developments in UK asbestos liability.
– The asbestos liability problem in the EU and other countries in Continental Europe.