Bryan M. O'Keefe, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Bryan M. O'Keefe, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will speak at its webcast entitled: “Representations and Warranties Insurance: Trends, Developments, and Issues You Should Know.” This event is scheduled on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Bryan M. O'Keefe
    Bryan O’Keefe is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Department. Bryan frequently represents companies in transactional due diligence and bankruptcy matters. Prior to and since joining Seyfarth, Bryan has been responsible for due diligence on more than 1,500 deals, with a particular emphasis on private equity transactions and those involving the use of representations and warranties insurance. Bryan has led the development of the firm’s transactional underwriting practice group. This team advises transactional risk insurers on all aspects of a deal, including assisting with insurer due diligence, identifying key risks with the transaction, and working with buyers’ counsel to negotiate a transactional risk product that serves the needs of all.

    About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP is a full-service law firm with nearly 900 attorneys and 17 offices in the United States, London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, and Sydney, offering a national platform and an international gateway to serve clients’ changing business and legal needs in corporate, employee benefits, employment, litigation, and real estate. Seyfarth attorneys provide thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to clients of all sizes across all industries, delivering excellent legal service, sophisticated technology, and process improvement solutions. The firm’s clients range from Fortune 100 to midsize companies, and include publicly traded and privately held companies and various types of funds.

    Event Synopsis:
    The representations and warranties insurance (RWI) market continues to rapidly evolve as it responds to the ongoing pandemic. A number of RWI trends have started to emerge including the classification of the current crisis as a heightened due diligence area and the standardization of COVID-19 exclusions. More significantly, several other issues are yet to arise as the health crisis continues to unfold.

    With COVID-related challenges and other important trends in the backdrop, it becomes more essential for companies that depend on R&W insurance to become updated. They should carefully examine and proactively address pitfalls considering the recent developments.

    Join a panel of transactional risk insurance practitioners as they provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the latest trends and developments in RWI policies. Speakers will discuss, among other things, the best practices that can help companies use their insurance policy effectively in today’s fast-paced environment.

    Key topics include:
    • Impact of COVID-19 on R&W Insurance
    • Other Significant Issues
    • What Companies Should Be Doing Now
    • Best Practices
    • Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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