On 27 May 2021, Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado and Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano participated in the second lecture in the Transatlantic Lectures on Insurance Law (ATILA) series organised by the Insurance Law SIG at the European Law Institute, which was dedicated to the illustration of the application of the Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law (PRICL) to the COVID-19 Health Crisis.

 

 

 

The topic of COVID-19 losses, PRICL & UPICC was introduced by  Professor Helmut Heiss (Co-Director of the PRICL Project, University of Zurich) and Marta Ostrowska (General Secretary of the PRICL Project, University of Zurich and Warsaw), followed by an illustration by Professors Tirado and Veneziano on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts and the COVID-19 health crisis. Oliver D. William (Special Advisor PRICL Project, Senior Researcher, University of Bern) then spoke of the Aggregation of COVID-19 losses under the PRICL, whereas Professor Jeffrey W. Stempel (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) and Kevin Bork (Special Advisor PRICL Project, Deputy General Counsel, Helvetia Insurance, Germany) delivered a presentation on Settlements. The lecture was concluded by Professor Manfred Wandt, Co-Director PRICL Project, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main.

 

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