Program

An exciting program covering current Financial Lines topics – with renowned speakers. The conference language was German, except for the presentation by Kevin Lacroix (English)

The Financial Lines Forum 2019 focused on two main topics: D&O and Financial Lines in the morning and Cyber, including the latest developments around crypto currencies and blockchain in the afternoon.

Morning
Afternoon
8:00-9:00 Reception and Registration
14:00-14:30 Blockchain – a new dimension of cyber risk
Dr. Luka Müller, Legal Partner, MME Rechtsanwälte
9:00-9:15 Welcoming address
Markus Haefeli, Chairman Financial Lines Forum,
Managing Partner Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG
Regula Elsener, Presenter
14:30-15:00 Cyber risk from a CISO’s point of view:
Constant change of threat situations
Philipp Krayenbühl, Group Chief Information Security Officer
& Head Risk Management IT, Swiss Re
9:15-9:45 From Payer to Partner
The role of the insurer in Financial Lines
Manuel Meier, Country Manager Switzerland, AXA XL Insurance
15:00-15:30 Cyber Incident Response – Preparing for emergency
Florian Widmer, Partner Cyber Risk, Deloitte AG
9:45-10:30 Emerging Trends in D&O Liability and Claims
Kevin LaCroix, Executive Vice President, RT ProExec
15:30-16:00 Networking Break
10:30-11:00 Networking Break
16:00-16:45 Panel discussion: “Cyber Risk and Insurance” – 
What is the right balance?
Dr. Stephan von Watzdorf, Head PI and Cyber Risk Switzerland,
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd,
Florian Widmer, Partner Cyber Risk, Deloitte AG
Marcel von Vivis, Head of Group Insurance Services, Swisscom AG
Philipp Krayenbühl, Group Chief Information Security Officer
& Head Risk Management IT, Swiss Re
11:00-11:30 Financial Lines – Quo vadis?
A status report and outlook from the insurer’s perspective
Ivo Heeb, Chief Underwriter Financial Lines Switzerland,
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Nepomuk Loesti, Head of Financial Lines Europe,
AIG Europe Limited
16:45-17:00 Wrap up
Peter Schroeder, Konferenz-Management Financial Lines Forum,
Managing Partner Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG
Regula Elsener, Presenter
11:30-12:00 Financial Lines from the Client’s point of view
Key points in the discussion between customer and insurer
Jochen Böhm, Head of Broking,
DEUKONA Versicherungs-Vermittlungs-GmbH (Deutsche Bank)
Marcel von Vivis, Head of Group Insurance Services, Swisscom AG
Ivo Heeb, Chief Underwriter Financial Lines Switzerland,
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Nepomuk Loesti, Head of Financial Lines Europe,
AIG Europe Limited
12:00-12:30 Management liability and data protection
Bastian Finkel, Partner, BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr
Dr. David Vasella, Partner, Walder Wyss AG
12:30-14:00 Networking Lunch