Insurance Coverage for Digital Assets: Cryptocurrency, NFT Losses Under Traditional and Specialized Crypto Policies
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide insurance coverage counsel through issues that arise with insurance coverage for digital assets and claims and losses incurred by digital asset owners/investors, businesses, exchanges, third-party custodians that store cryptocurrency and other forms of digital assets on consumers' behalf, and wallet-security software companies. The panel will focus on cryptocurrency and NFTs, types of losses, traditional coverages that may apply, existing and emerging specific cryptocurrency insurance policies, the role of brokers, and insurance issues related to NFTs.
- Overview of digital assets
- Types of losses and liabilities related to digital assets
- Coverage issues under traditional insurance products
- Coverage issues under policies designed for cryptocurrency
- Coverage issues for NFTs
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are covered claims and losses related to NFTs and cryptocurrency?
- What exclusions apply to losses related to NFTs and cryptocurrency?
- What acts of the policyholder might vitiate coverage?
Stephen D. Palley
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Mr. Scaramastra focuses his practice on helping businesses—many in the transportation and natural resource... | Read More
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