1.          Spring 2002

Liability and Insurance After September 11th

March 21-22, 2002

University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut


Thursday, March 21

  • Morning (9 am): Introductory Remarks
  • Dean Nell Newton, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Professor Tom Baker, Director, Insurance Law Center
  • Patrick Liedtke, Secretary-General, Geneva Association


  • 9:15 am Liability and Insurance Lessons from the World Trade Center Disaster
  • Moderator: John Day, Connecticut Law Professor and former Virginia Insurance Commissioner
  • Honorable Gregory Serio, New York Superintendent of Insurance
  • Roger Singer, General Counsel, OneBeacon
  • David Robb, Executive Vice President, The Hartford Financial Services
  • Frolly Boyd, Senior Vice President, Aetna
  • Discussant: Professor Robert Jerry II, University of Missouri School of Law
  • Lunch (at The Hartford Seminary) Nathaniel Shapo, Illinois Commissioner of Insurance


  • Afternoon (1:30 pm): Rethinking Catastrophes, Security, and Insurance
  • Moderator: George Reider, former President, NAIC, and former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner
  • Professor Howard Kunreuther, Wharton Business School
  • Professor Richard Ericson, University of British Columbia
  • Professor Christian Gollier, University of Toulouse
  • Christian Lahnstein, Munich Re R&D, Legal Counsel
  • Report from the Geneva Association Chief Economists Meeting
  • Robert Hartwig, Chief Economist, Insurance Information Institute


  • Evening (6:30 pm): Reception and Dinner, The Hartford Club
  • The Embracing Risk Thesis Meets Precautionary Principle
  • Professor Tom Baker, Director, Insurance Law Center
  • Introduction by: Gregg Burton, Editor-In-Chief, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal


Friday, March 22

  • Morning (9 am): September 11th Victim Compensation Fund: … read more