Insurance Litigation 2019

Insurance Litigation 2019

Pages: 95

ISBN: 978-1-912228-89-8

  • £300.00

Insurance Litigation provides expert advice and insight into crucial contentious insurance issues in 20 jurisdictions around the world.

Topics covered include: jurisdiction-specific guidance on litigious mechanisms, remedies and damages, dispute resolution and arbitration for insurance companies and policyholders, the interpretation and ambiguities of insurance contracts, liability policies and coverage, notice mechanisms and obligations, defence duties, and litigious issues surrounding first-party property and D&O insurance.

Published in January 2019, this edition contains the following chapters:


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Mary Beth Forshaw, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Mary Beth Forshaw is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department and is serving her seventh term as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. She previously served as the Firm’s Co-Administrative Partner. Mary Beth represents a wide range of clients in high-profile litigation matters, including insurance, bankruptcy and commercial disputes. She also represents clients in international arbitration. Mary Beth serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Legal Action Center and on the Board of Directors of the Yale Law School Fund. Mary Beth was named “Best in Insurance and Reinsurance” at the Euromoney's Women in Business Law Awards 2018. In addition, Mary Beth received the Insurance Lawyer of the Year award from Benchmark Litigation in 2016 and is consistently recognized as one of its “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the U.S. She is also consistently recognized by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 U.S., and Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation as a leader in her field.

Elisa Alcabes, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Elisa Alcabes is Senior Counsel in the Litigation Department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Her practice focuses on complex insurance coverage litigation and arbitration. She also regularly counsels commercial and non-profit entities on directors & officers liability insurance, employers liability insurance and cyber insurance, and advises deal teams on insurance issues impacting multi-billion dollar corporate transactions and financing arrangements. Elisa co-edits a highly-respected 3-volume treatise on insurance coverage disputes now in its eighteenth edition, frequently cited by judges and practitioners nationwide. On a pro bono basis, she has helped to secure life-changing results for military veterans suffering from service-connected disabilities and is a key member of a legal team that achieved a watershed ruling for a class of veterans seeking disability benefits and compensation.

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