2018 Conference – Beyond Adversity

Start date: 19 September 2018

End date: 21 September 2018

Location: Christchurch

NZILA & ICNZ Liability Insurance Discussion Group – Countering Fraud in the Insurance Sector

Date: 8 August 2018

Time: 10.00am - 11.30am

Location: Auckland

NZILA & ICNZ Liability Insurance Discussion Group

Date: 9 May 2018

Time: 10.00am - 11.30am

Location: Auckland

Michael Heron, QC will discuss the role of the financial regulators in regards to current activity, focus and priorities in the commercial regulatory space.

CPD Points: 1.5

Christchurch Seminar: New Year – Legal Snapshot

Date: 9 April 2018

Time: 4.30pm

Location: Chateau on the Park, Christchurch


Presenters : Melissa Borcoski and Tyler Brown of Saunders Robinson Brown

New Year Legal Snapshot Presentation





2018 NZILA Lecture Series

Start date: 5 March 2018

End date: 12 March 2018

The 2018 Lecture Series had Professor Rob Merkin discussing Can the assured’s conduct defeat a claim covering fraud within the claims process, criminality and negligent / reckless acts.

Auckland 5th March
Christchurch 6th March
Wellington 12th March

CPD Points: 2


NZILA & ICNZ Liability Discussion Group – Cyber Technologies and the Year in Review

Date: 16 November 2017

Time: 10am - 12pm

Location: Auckland

The final Liability Discussion Group for 2017 was held at The Northern Club. A panel discussed cyber technologies and the year in review.

Jeremy Jones
, Head of Cyber Security, Theta NZ
David Maritz, Senior Manager, Matson Driscoll & Daimco Pty Limited
Ian Pollard, Managing Director, Delta Insurance
Heather Ward, Principal Advisor, National Cyber Policy Office

Click here to download the presentation.

Click here for the report referenced in the presentation.

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

Date: 31 October 2017

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.

To view the presentations please click here

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.

NZILA Conference 2017

Start date: 13 September 2017

End date: 15 September 2017

Location: Te Papa, Wellington

The 2017 NZILA Conference, Shaken not Stirred, was held in Wellington from Wednesday, 13 September to Friday, 15 September. A total of 333 delegates, including speakers and presenters, enjoyed a strong and varied educational programme and entertaining James Bond themed social events.

Please click on the below links for the presentations we have available.

Tim Grafton, ICNZ – A Snapshot Look at the Top Issues Facing Our Industry
Kelvin Berryman, GNS – Shaken not Stirred – Wellington Earthquakes
Mike Menedonca, Wellington City Council – Shaken not Stirred – Wellington Earthquakes
Mike Heron, QC – Governmental Investigations and Inquiries
Henry Holderness, Canterbury University – Legal Update from Our Academics
Bevan Marten, Victoria University – Legal Update from Our Academics
Ursula Cheer, Canterbury University – Legal Update from Our Academics