Events 2017-06-26T00:56:01+00:00

NZILA & ICNZ Liability Discussion Group – New and Emerging Risks

Date: 9 August 2017

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Auckland

Topics and Speakers:
– Technological developments and increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles, potential regulatory and civil liabilities with ownership and operation, available liability cover, both in New Zealand and offshore markets.
Craig Kirk, General Manager, Delta Insurance

Autonomous vehicles – Will we have driverless cars and trucks or buses by 2020? What statutory reforms can we expect?  Potential regulatory and civil liabilities with ownership and operation.  How is the liability insurance market responding?
Michael Hookham, Manager – Transport & Commercial Motor, Vero Insurance

Climate change and insurance in the Environment Court – Associated business risks and liabilities; will directors face corporate or personal liability for failing to take action given knowledge of climate risks? Where is New Zealand heading?
Ben Williams, Partner, Chapman Tripp

Moderator: Nick Mereu, ICNZ

Christchurch Regional Event – The Insureds’ Perspective, a three panel discussion

Date: 15 August 2017

NZILA Conference 2017

Start date: 13 September 2017

End date: 15 September 2017

Location: Te Papa, Wellington

The 2017 conference committee welcome you to join this ‘Shaken not Stirred’ Wellington 2 day event.

We have an exciting line up of speakers and sessions matching a unique mix of networking social functions that showcase some exquisite food, beverage and entertainment – you will not be disappointed.

Located in the heart of Wellington, Te Papa will be our venue for all conference sessions.

CPD points: 8

30th LAWASIA Conference

Start date: 18 September 2017

End date: 21 September 2017

Location: Tokyo | Japan

Annual conference is LAWASIA’s most significant event of the year. It is intended to bring together bar leaders, corporate members and individual members from each country in the Asia-Pacific region under one roof, and to conduct sessions to discuss a number of topics including judicial, legal training, and alternative dispute resolution.

The conference also seeks to be a venue for sharing ideas, deepening relationships, establishing rule of law, and contributing to regional development and peace.

LAWASIA invites all of our members to register for attendance.

Asia Pacific Insurance Conference

Start date: 18 October 2017

End date: 20 October 2017

Location: Singapore

APIC uniquely draws together regional and international experience and expertise to host an insurance industry conference that will provide a singular opportunity to focus attention on insurance issues that are relevant to the Asia Pacific region specifically, and globally as a whole.

APIC is the first Asian regional conference organized by a collection of major insurance related organizations, affiliated under the auspices of the International Insurance Law Association/Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA).

AIDA is a non-profit making international association, which promotes and develops at an international level, collaboration between insurance industry participants.

Christchurch Regional Event – An Insurance Law Update with Henry Holderness, University of Canterbury

Date: 31 October 2017


Lawyers: NZLS CPD form is available for download.

Brokers: Contact Karen Scard at IBANZ ( regarding CPD points.