Blockchain Applications in Insurance: Developing a Plan for Smart Insurance Policies
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will explore distributed ledger technology (often called “blockchain”) applications in the insurance industry, and prepare legal counsel, risk managers, and insurance professionals to address the legal risks associated with blockchain driven smart contracts.
- Overview of distributed ledger technology/blockchain
- Blockchain applications within the insurance industry
- Blockchain implications for policyholders
- Advantages and risks of early adoption
The panel will review these and other crucial issues:
- How will blockchain impact management of coverage and claims?
- What are some current and potential uses of blockchain in the insurance industry?
- What advantages does distributed ledger technology present for insurers and policyholders? What risks?
Katherine J. Henry
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Ms. Henry is the Chair of the firm’s Policyholder Insurance Coverage Team. She regularly advises Fortune 10 and... | Read More
Ms. Henry is the Chair of the firm’s Policyholder Insurance Coverage Team. She regularly advises Fortune 10 and other companies on complex insurance programs involving manuscript and specialty policies and programs incorporating various risk transfer and financing mechanisms. Ms. Henry’s practice spans all aspects of policyholder insurance coverage, from initial policy placement and renewals to claims management and litigation, both in the U.S. and abroad.Close
Brendan W. Hogan, Esq.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Mr. Hogan focuses his practice in the areas of policyholder insurance coverage and construction. He has handled... | Read More
Mr. Hogan focuses his practice in the areas of policyholder insurance coverage and construction. He has handled insurance matters involving a diverse range of property and casualty policies, including auto, CGL, D&O, employment practices liability, E&O and professional liability, property, and title insurance. Mr. Hogan provides clients with insights and strategies to obtain and maintain insurance coverage drawn from his prior experience representing and advising insurance companies and defending insureds under a wide variety of policies and claims.Close
Bonnie J. Thompson
Ms. Thompson represents insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes arising under professional liability... | Read More
Ms. Thompson represents insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes arising under professional liability and general liability policies and offers counsel to telecommunications and media clients on a variety of regulatory and litigation matters. As a certified Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt, she uses the LLSI process and project management tools to continually improve the value proposition the firm delivers to its clients.Close