Legal Update on Insurance Law
Live Event Date: October, 26th, 2022
Live Event Time: 2:00 PM EST
Hosted by Thomson Reuters

This one-hour webinar features an interview with the authors and lead update editor for Thomson Reuters' Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy. These leading coverage counsel from Snowden Law PC will discuss the latest insurance coverage cases and industry developments to help you better assist your clients in this area of the law..


  • Developments on insurance coverage for additional insureds
  • Material misrepresentation and voiding the policy in the context of the duty to defend
  • Lack of fortuity
  • Latest judicial guidance on how the intentional act exclusion is construed in different contexts
  • Interpretation of the professional services exclusion
  • Contextual interpretation of the pollution exclusion
  • Applying policy deductible at the duty to defend stage
  • Sufficient notice of claim

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Marcus B. Snowden
B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B
Snowden Law PC
Marcus was called to the Ontario bar in 1990 and the Manitoba bar in 2006. Over the last two decades, Marcus has developed a practice focused on providing clients with insurance coverage-related services. He has represented clients at both trial and on appeal. He speaks regularly on coverage-related themes at industry and professional association programs. He co-authors Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy, a leading Canadian insurance law text first published in 1997 and updated annually. Marcus is the inaugural chair of the Canadian Defence Lawyer Association’s Insurance Coverage Law committee, has chaired the CDL’s annual insurance coverage symposium, and is a long-standing supporter of the Defence Research Institute, Inc. as an active member of the DRI’s Insurance Law Committee. Marcus is also a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and the American College of Coverage Counsel
Mark G. Lichty
B.A. (Hons.), LL.B
Snowden Law PC
Mark’s practice as Senior Counsel to the firm is restricted, as it was before his 2018 retirement, to insurance and reinsurance coverage matters involving commercial property, liability, D&O and other financial services policies as well as personal lines homeowner’s and residential policies. He has acted as coverage counsel for clients involved in claims in various Canadian provinces and in the US involving Canadian-based coverage, also acting as an expert on Canadian insurance law in US proceedings. His background for clients also includes drafting various liability and property policy forms, reviewing their underwriting manuals and associated materials.
Mark is the co-author of the leading insurance law text, Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy. A previously peer-rated Lexpert (most frequently recommended) and Best Lawyers in Canada acknowledged leader in the Canadian and international insurance bar, Mark has a well-respected reputation in the insurance, reinsurance and risk management community
Sébastien A. Kamayah
Senior Associate
Snowden Law PC
Sébastien was called to the Ontario bar in 2011, starting with the coverage group of a well-respected mid-sized Toronto firm before joining us to continue his coverage practice. Sébastien is fluently bilingual, earning both common law and civil law degrees from the University of Ottawa. While earning those degrees, he was awarded the Bereskin & Parr Prize and Odutola & Co. Intellectual Property Book Prize. His contract law and research skills were recognized early on. He served as a Contracts Law tutor, faculty research assistant and assistant editor of the Ottawa Law Review. Sébastien also spent a summer in London (UK) at University College London as part of Georgetown University Law Center’s 2008 Summer Program. He has supervised research work on and continues to provide editorial assistance to the co-authors of Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy.
Kenneth E. Murphy
B.A., LL.B. Publishing Manager
Thomson Reuters
Ken Murphy graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1995 and earned his law degree from Queen’s University in 1999.  Ken has been working in product development with Thomson Reuters since 2002.

This program contains one EDI Professionalism Hour(s).
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