Seminar March 19, 2008

The Subprime Credit Crisis: Effects on Liability Insurance and Litigation 2008

Event Detail
John P. Doherty
March 19, 2008

John Doherty was a speaker during this teleseminar sponsored by the Practising Law Institute (PLI).  The panelists discussed what attendees should know about the origin of the recent subprime crisis, the resulting litigations emanating from business and solvency challenges and the state of the insurance markets’ willingness to accept risks associated with perceived subprime exposure.  The discussion included the following topics.

  • Underlying causes of the credit crunch, including an overview of subprime lending and the securitization structures and products
  • The first casualties of the crisis
  • The continued development and discovery of targeted “defendants”
  • The litigation developments and trends associated with the subprime crisis
  • The insurance communities response to the crisis
  • The impact on legacy subprime issues of insurers
  • Commentary on the road ahead

    March 19, 2008

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