Michael Greenberg, Covington & Burling LLP; Michael Topp, Sedgwick LLP; John DiMugno, attorney at law; Hon Richard A. Kramer, San Francisco Superior Court
The topics will include
• The California Supreme Court’s long-awaited ruling in State of California v. Continental Insurance Co., holding that the “all sums with stacking” rule applies to coverage for continuing and progressive property damage claims
• The enforceability of anti-assignment clauses in insurance policies following corporate mergers or acquisitions
• The Ninth Circuit’s interpretation of California law concerning whether liability insurers have an affirmative duty to negotiate with third-party claimants in the absence of a settlement demand, and more.