Eric Jesse will speak on a panel, "Representation & Warranty Insurance: Market Update, Underwriting to COVID, and Claims Best Practices," during CAC Specialty Brokers' CAC Live. The panelists, representing views from the broker, outside counsel, and underwriter perspectives, will discuss how representation and warranty insurance facilitates M&A transactions by complementing the acquisition agreement’s indemnity structure; provide an overview of recent developments in the market, including specific language of policy exclusions relating to COVID-19 and PPP; and offer advice on how to best position, pursue, and resolve representation and warranty insurance claims.


  • Eric Jesse, Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Michael Wakefield, SVP and Transactional Insurance Practice Leader, CAC Specialty
  • Michael McGowan, Head of M&A Insurance, North America - Mergers and Acquisitions Group, AXA XL
  • Robert Clark, Vice President, Global Head of Transactional Risk, Everest Insurance

Time: 3-4 p.m. EDT