SSeminar: Recent developments in Insurance Law

BE Law

Join us for a seminar on recent developments in Insurance Law on 3 October, 2019 at our Brussels office from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

You will find the programme below:

12:00 Registration and light buffet lunch 13:15

Recent developments in general insurance law: latest case-law of the Court of Cassation and new legislative developments; by Oliver Stevens, Partner Litigation & Arbitration and Glenn Heirman, Associate Litigation & Arbitration


Break-out sessions:

  • Capita selecta on supplementary pensions with a particular focus on tripartite relationships (employee-employer-insurer) and the role and responsibilities of the insurer; by Jan Proesmans, Senior Associate Employment law


  • Insurance regulatory landscape: supervision of insurance companies and their market conduct in the 21st century; by Dimitri Van Eeno, Head of Compliance at AG Insurance


  • The liability insurer’s right and duty to defend: scope and limits of the duty to defend; the concept of “concurring interests”; organizing an effective cooperation between insurer and insured; by Oliver Stevens, Partner Litigation & Arbitration

14:45 Coffee-break 15:15

Cyberinsurance: new risks, types of coverage, interplay between insurance policy and legislation; insured person’s obligations, the role of rapidly-evolving technology and risk-reduction; by Erik Valgaeren, Partner TMT  and Sophie Bourgois, Senior Associate Litigation & Arbitration


Closing remarks; by Oliver Stevens, Partner Litigation & Arbitration

Networking drinks

The seminar will be conducted in Dutch and French, the slides presented will be in English.

Registration is free of charge. Please send an e-mail to before 26 September if you would like to attend.

In order for a maximum number of our clients and contacts to participate and bearing in mind the maximum capacity of our auditorium, we reserve the right to set or restrict the number of participants per company.