Register Now for the 2012 PLUS International Conference

This week’s Fall Through the Cracks Friday is a bit different.

Registration for the 2012 PLUS International Conference, November 7-9 in Chicago, opens on Monday, June 18. As a bonus to our loyal blog readers (that’s you) we have opened registration early so you can reserve your spot to the 25th annual PLUS Conference today.

Make your PLI colleagues jealous by registering for the PLUS International Conference before they can (unless you have them read the blog as well – we’re OK with that).

The event has compelling and engaging speakers scheduled to appear, including:

Dennis Miller, actor, author, comedian and a five-time Emmy award winning talk show host.

Tamara J. Erickson, a McKinsey Award-winning author and widely respected expert on collaboration and innovation on the changing workforce, and on the nature of work in intelligent organizations.

Michael Lewis, Journalist & Best-Selling Author of The Big Short, Moneyball, The Blind Side and Boomerang.

Dr. Cornel West, author, public intellectual, sociologist, critic, pastor, civil rights activist, and is a Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practices at Union Theological Seminary.

Don’t miss the must-attend event in professional liability insurance – register now for the 2012 PLUS International Conference.

Happy Friday – and we’ll see you in Chicago!

Fiduciaries & 401(k) Fees – Do New Disclosure Rules Equal New Exposures?

In this clip from the 2011 PLUS International Conference educational session entitled “Fiduciaries and 401(k) Fees – Do New Disclosure Rules Equal New Exposures?,” James Hynes, Esq. (Travelers), Jessica Lermond (Chartis Claims), and Gregory Braden, Esq. (Lewis & Bockius LLP) look at the differences in procedural and substantive prudence.

PLUS members can view this entire educational session by visiting www.plusweb.org/education/multimedia. You must be a member and logged-in to the website to view the multimedia content.

Other panelists at this session were: Andrea Lieberman (Marsh, Inc.), and Gary Gotto (Keller Rohrback).

How Should We Plead? The Future of Class Actions, According to the Supreme Court

In this clip from the 2011 PLUS International Conference educational session entitled “How Should We Plead? The Future of Class Actions, According to the Supreme Court,” Howard Suskin (Jenner & Block LLP) and Mark Perry, Esq. look at the Janus Capital decision.

PLUS members can view this entire educational session by visiting www.plusweb.org/education/multimedia. You must be a member and logged-in to the website to view the multimedia content.

Other panelists at this session were: Samuel Rudman, Esq. (Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP), Brian Kristiansen (AXIS Professional Lines) and Janene Marasciullo (Kaufman Dolowich Voluck & Gonzo LLP).