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Coronavirus - Business Interruption Issues

45 minute webinar:

Every day we watch the number of positive cases of Coronavirus rise in the UK with other areas of the world struggling to control the epidemic. The UK is now in a state of lockdown and businesses across the country are struggling.

What are the issues likely to impact on claims submitted in respect of Coronavirus??

What will it mean for ongoing business interruption claims that pre-date the pandemic?

Damian Glynn, an industry recognised expert in the field of business interruption highlights issues that may need to be considered.

Topics covered:

Damage at the premises
Notifiable Disease at the premises (or within the policy prescribed radius)
Act of competent authority
Suppliers’/customers’ extensions
Recorded Apr 3 2020 44 mins
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Damian Glynn, Director, Head of Financial Risks, Sedgwick International UK
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