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All Lines Seminars
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  • An Overview of Emerging Liability Risks - 2021 -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
To properly advise your clients about all the foreseeable and insurable risks that may impact their homes, automobiles, and business exposures, you have to fully understand current liability and coverage issues. In this webinar, you’ll investigate new and emerging liability risks including COVID-19, new technology, autonomous vehicles, product liability, privacy security, and public liability – municipal and construction.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels, especially commercial producers, customer sales & service representatives, brokerage owners and managers.
11 Feb 21
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
  • Brokers Errors and Omissions Loss Control Seminar
  • 4 Technical Credits
  • Dave Anderson , et al
Available to IBABC members only, this session provides proven, practical techniques to help protect your brokerage from E&O claims. If you’re an IBABC member in good standing, attend this seminar to qualify your brokerage for a 10% premium credit on your next members’ Errors & Omissions Program renewal, which is required every three (3) years.
Who Should Attend: All IBABC member brokers at all levels. If you’ve already attended this seminar, be sure to send your CSRs and other brokerage personnel as it provides valuable lessons in E&O prevention for everyone.

NOTE: If your brokerage is looking to qualify for the 10% premium discount on the IBABC members’ Errors & Omissions insurance, this seminar requires that a combination of the following broker personnel attend:

AGENCY
STAFF SIZE
POSITION IN INSURED AGENCY TOTAL ATTENDEES REQUIRED
1 to 4 Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner or Officer. 1
5 to 11 1 Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner or Officer

and any combination of Producers or CSRs.
3
12+ 1 Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner or Officer

and any combination of Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner, Officer, Operations Manager, Producers or CSRs.
25% of staff

but no more than 15 attendees.
 
17 Jun 21
Web Broadcast
9AM - 1PM (PT)
07 Oct 21
Web Broadcast
9AM - 1PM (PT)
The concept of causation is central to both a determination of tort liability and to insurance coverage. In this webinar, you’ll explore the causation tests for each. The topics discussed will include: concurrent causation, proximate cause, material contribution, and the “but for” test. All will be detailed and exemplified through real-life coverage, claims, and case law examples.
Who Should Attend: All brokers, especially junior to intermediate-level licensees.
29 Apr 21
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
  • Current Coverage Controversies: Insurance Case Law Update
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Krista Prockiw
This webinar will bring you up-to-date on a range of issues under insurance coverage case law. Anticipated topics, which will depend on latest court decisions, will include: ownership, use or operation of motor vehicles; coverage and exclusions for pollution claims; intentional or criminal acts and injuries; duty to defend versus obligation to indemnify; misrepresentation and non-disclosure in policy applications; and related brokers’ E&O exposures. The discussion will feature war stories from the ‘front lines’ of insurance law and litigation.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
20 May 21
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
  • Emerging Technologies - Broker Challenges and Opportunities -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
Blockchain. Smart contracts. Artificial intelligence. These emerging technologies will soon impact the insurance industry. Are you ready for it? In this cutting-edge webinar, discover what you need to know about these technologies and how they will likely change the way you interact with your clients and insuring partners. Learn the different risks and opportunities they will generate. And explore the potential impact of these emerging technologies with respect to your relationships with your clients and their risks, your interaction with third-party service providers, and your dealings with underwriters.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
05 May 21
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
  • Ethics for the Insurance Professional -New-
  • 1 Technical Credits
  • Melanie Needham
Discuss what ethics really means while you analyze the grey areas of ethical expectations in the context of decision making and business practice. Explore the elements of decision making that are directly affected by ethical considerations and social expectations using case-scenario examples and more.
Who Should Attend: All insurance brokers at all levels.
17 Nov 21
Web Broadcast
2PM - 3PM (PT)
  • Home Warranty Insurance -New-
  • 1 Technical Credits
  • Michael Mesic of Ensure Training & Education
As a result of the leaky condo fiasco, in 1999 the Province of British Columbia introduced mandatory home-warranty coverage for all new construction projects. In this webinar, you’ll discuss how insurers that provide the warranty policy underwrite developers, contractors, and builders. You’ll take an in-depth look at the mandatory coverages legislated by the Province of B.C. You’ll also go over the key difference between the Home Warranty and general insurance and discuss how a claim under a Home Warranty Policy may negate a claim under an insurance policy.
Who Should Attend: All personal-lines brokers and any commercial-lines brokers who deal with Course of Construction Policies.
21 Apr 21
Web Broadcast
11AM - NOON (PT)
What’s meant by liability imposed by law and how does it connect to the insured? In this webinar, you’ll get a good understanding of the Canadian legal system and how it relates to liability insurance. Along the way, you’ll define negligence, duty of care and reasonable conduct, identify different types of liability and available defenses, determine available coverages for different types of liability exposures, and consider basic underwriting considerations for various types of liability exposures.
Who Should Attend: Beginner to intermediate brokers.
08 Apr 21
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
  • Occupier’s Liability and Waivers -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
Individuals, commercial enterprises, and public entities including municipalities are being exposed to increasingly unpredictable occupier’s liability risk. In this webinar, you’ll get crucial information to help you inform your clients about their occupier’s liability exposures. You’ll learn about the nature and scope of occupier’s liability, the factors relevant to the establishment of a duty of care, the relevant considerations in determining whether or not a duty of care has been breached, and the role and enforceability of waivers of liability in managing occupier’s liability risk.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
21 Apr 21
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
  • Protecting Digital Assets - Insurance and Risk Management Solutions -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
In this webinar you’ll gain valuable insights on how best to protect your client’s digital assets while avoiding potential E&O liability exposure. You’ll get answers to the following questions and more: Are digital assets insurable? How do you quantify the insurable value of digital assets? What are the insurance and risk management solutions? What are the traditional safeguards against theft of intellectual property, confidential information, and trade secrets? And how has the digital economy influenced these traditional safeguards?
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
08 Apr 21
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
  • The Hardening Market and What We Can Expect in 2021 -New-
  • 1 Technical Credits
  • Michael Mesic of Ensure Training & Education
Increased claims exposure, global pandemics, weather patterns, reduced capacity, and the softening of the financial markets all contributed to the hardening of the insurance market in 2020. In this interactive “coffee chat” session, you’ll openly discuss current issues in personal and commercial lines that are impacting the market. You’ll talk about how things have changed and consider strategies for coping with increased pricing, policyholder emotion, marketing strategies, and how to keep clients in the know.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
03 Feb 21
Web Broadcast
10AM - 11AM (PT)
  • Understanding Natural-Catastrophe Hazards -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Carolyn Rennie
In this webinar, you’ll explore tools and resources to help you better understand how to meet your insureds’ needs when it comes to natural hazards. Earthquake is one of the biggest and, potentially, the most costly risk in British Columbia. But with climate change, weather-related catastrophes are becoming more frequent and more intense. You’ll learn some of the science, monitoring, and tracking tools related to flooding, wildfire, and storms. You’ll also dig into coverage availability and binding restrictions related to hazards before looking into claims examples.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
04 May 21
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)