Protect Duty and the implications to insurance

Online event
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (UK time)
    • Steve Coates ACII, Chief Underwriting Officer, Pool Re
    • Chris Medhurst-Cocksworth, Head of Risk Consulting, Pool Re
  • Property

In this IIL Property webinar, Steve Coates and Chris Medhurst-Cocksworth provide an update on the proposed Protect Duty legislation that may affect over 650,000 businesses by placing legal responsibilities on business owners and operators to protect the public from terrorism.

By providing an update on the potential requirements as well as a discussion on ways that businesses might be expected to comply, the speakers will also discuss the implications on insurance as well as how insurers and brokers may wish to support their customer's management.

Learning objectives:

  • Have an awareness of the background to the new protect duty and the relevance of the Manchester Arena event and the subsequent Inquiry
  • Understand the likely requirements of the prospective legislation and the implications on insurance policyholders
  • Gain an understanding of the implications for the insurance market
  • Online event

Booking information:

You will be sent a confirmation email shortly after booking. If you have not received this within one hour, please contact Patricia Pedraza (020 7397 3911).

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