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To properly advise your clients about all the foreseeable and insurable risks that may impact their homes, automobiles, and business exposures, you have to fully understand current liability and coverage issues. In this webinar, you’ll investigate new and emerging liability risks including COVID-19, new technology, autonomous vehicles, product liability, privacy security, and public liability – municipal and construction.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels, especially commercial producers, customer sales & service representatives, brokerage owners and managers.
01 Mar 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
stdClass Object ( [id] => 700 [catid] => 34 [title] => Bad Faith Issues In Insurance [titleComment] => [newCourse] => 0 [updated] => 0 [nbes] => 0 [membersOnly] => 0 [credits] => 3 [credit_type] => Technical [sponsor] => [sponsorImage] => [credit_restrictions] => [instructorOne] => 113 [instructorTwo] => [instructorThree] => [instructorFour] => [description] => Through a review of recent legal cases, this webinar will provide you with an in-depth look at the types of conduct that may lead to bad-faith claims, the obligations that arise during coverage investigations, the elements necessary to prove bad faith, and a review of the damages recoverable in a bad-faith lawsuit. [wsa] => All brokers at all levels. [wsa_note] => [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [active] => 1 [params] => [instructorTwoSeparator] => [instructorThreeSeparator] => [instructorFourSeparator] => [bioOne] => is an in-house legal counsellor with ICBC. Previously, she was an associate with a prominent Vancouver law firm where she was a member of its insurance practice group. Her legal experience and expertise includes a wide variety of insurance matters, including personal injury, product liability and professional indemnity claims. She has also acted as associate editor of the Canadian Journal of Insurance Law. Krista obtained a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) from the University of Alberta in 1993 and, after graduation, taught English in Japan. Following her return to Canada, she obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia in 1998 and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1999. She has been presenting seminars for IBABC since 2004. [bioTwo] => [bioThree] => [bioFour] => [instructorsNameOne] => Krista Prockiw [instructorsAnchorOne] => Krista_Prockiw [instructorsNameTwo] => [instructorsAnchorTwo] => [instructorsNameThree] => [instructorsAnchorThree] => [instructorsNameFour] => [instructorsAnchorFour] => [instructorsCompanyOne] => [instructorsCompanyTwo] => [instructorsCompanyThree] => [instructorsCompanyFour] => )
Through a review of recent legal cases, this webinar will provide you with an in-depth look at the types of conduct that may lead to bad-faith claims, the obligations that arise during coverage investigations, the elements necessary to prove bad faith, and a review of the damages recoverable in a bad-faith lawsuit.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
06 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
9AM - NOON (PT)
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  • BC Flooding: Learning from November 2021 -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Carolyn Rennie
An atmospheric river hit British Columbia on November 14, 2021 resulting in severe floods and landslides which washed out roads, cut off access to multiple towns in BC, and caused multiple deaths. This webinar will provide an overview of the science behind the conditions which caused the significant flooding. We will review covered perils and discuss how to assist clients when coverage is not available. During the webinar we will look at lessons learned, and discuss prevention and mitigation measures that can be taken going forward to help prepare for these events in the future.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
22 Feb 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
06 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
stdClass Object ( [id] => 523 [catid] => 34 [title] => Brokers Errors and Omissions Loss Control Seminar [titleComment] => [newCourse] => 0 [updated] => 0 [nbes] => 0 [membersOnly] => 0 [credits] => 4 [credit_type] => Technical [sponsor] => [sponsorImage] => [credit_restrictions] => [instructorOne] => 132 [instructorTwo] => 65 [instructorThree] => [instructorFour] => [description] => Available to IBABC members only, this session provides proven, practical techniques to help protect your brokerage from E&O claims. If you’re an IBABC member in good standing, attend this seminar to qualify your brokerage for a 10% premium credit on your next members’ Errors & Omissions Program renewal, which is required every three (3) years. [wsa] => All IBABC member brokers at all levels. If you’ve already attended this seminar, be sure to send your CSRs and other brokerage personnel as it provides valuable lessons in E&O prevention for everyone. [wsa_note] => If your brokerage is looking to qualify for the 10% premium discount on the IBABC members’ Errors & Omissions insurance, this seminar requires that a combination of the following broker personnel attend: [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [active] => 1 [params] => [instructorTwoSeparator] => , [instructorThreeSeparator] => [instructorFourSeparator] => [bioOne] => [bioTwo] => [bioThree] => [bioFour] => [instructorsNameOne] => Dave Anderson [instructorsAnchorOne] => Dave_Anderson [instructorsNameTwo] => et al [instructorsAnchorTwo] => et_al [instructorsNameThree] => [instructorsAnchorThree] => [instructorsNameFour] => [instructorsAnchorFour] => [instructorsCompanyOne] => [instructorsCompanyTwo] => [instructorsCompanyThree] => [instructorsCompanyFour] => )
  • Brokers Errors and Omissions Loss Control Seminar
  • 4 Technical Credits
  • Dave Anderson , et al
Available to IBABC members only, this session provides proven, practical techniques to help protect your brokerage from E&O claims. If you’re an IBABC member in good standing, attend this seminar to qualify your brokerage for a 10% premium credit on your next members’ Errors & Omissions Program renewal, which is required every three (3) years.
Who Should Attend: All IBABC member brokers at all levels. If you’ve already attended this seminar, be sure to send your CSRs and other brokerage personnel as it provides valuable lessons in E&O prevention for everyone.

NOTE: If your brokerage is looking to qualify for the 10% premium discount on the IBABC members’ Errors & Omissions insurance, this seminar requires that a combination of the following broker personnel attend:

AGENCY
STAFF SIZE
POSITION IN INSURED AGENCY TOTAL ATTENDEES REQUIRED
1 to 4 Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner or Officer. 1
5 to 11 1 Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner or Officer

and any combination of Producers or CSRs.
3
12+ 1 Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner or Officer

and any combination of Active Agency Principal, Owner, Partner, Officer, Operations Manager, Producers or CSRs.
25% of staff

but no more than 15 attendees.
 
03 Mar 22
Web Broadcast
9AM - 1PM (PT)
16 Jun 22
Web Broadcast
9AM - 1PM (PT)
stdClass Object ( [id] => 686 [catid] => 34 [title] => Certificates of Insurance [titleComment] => [newCourse] => 0 [updated] => 0 [nbes] => 0 [membersOnly] => 0 [credits] => 2 [credit_type] => Technical [sponsor] => [sponsorImage] => [credit_restrictions] => [instructorOne] => 112 [instructorTwo] => [instructorThree] => [instructorFour] => [description] => In this fun, informative and practical webinar, you’ll learn how to properly issue certificates of insurance. Along the way, you’ll discuss the implications of incorrect documentation and how to avoid problems. [wsa] => All brokers at all levels. [wsa_note] => [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [active] => 1 [params] => [instructorTwoSeparator] => [instructorThreeSeparator] => [instructorFourSeparator] => [bioOne] => is an insurance-industry consultant and educator. Based in Mt. Forest, Ontario, Melanie entered the insurance industry in 2000. She worked for the Economical Insurance Group as a commercial analyst, and now trains all levels of the Economical’s staff and prepares their course materials. She also teaches CIP courses and the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario licensing course. Melanie has completed both her CIP and CRM designations, and is in the final stages of completing her FCIP. In 2009, she obtained her Adult Teacher/Trainer certification with Conestoga College, and has twice won the IIO-Conestoga chapter Instructor of the Year Award. She also does much volunteer work within and outside of the insurance industry. She’s been facilitating webinars for IBABC since 2017. [bioTwo] => [bioThree] => [bioFour] => [instructorsNameOne] => Melanie Needham [instructorsAnchorOne] => Melanie_Needham [instructorsNameTwo] => [instructorsAnchorTwo] => [instructorsNameThree] => [instructorsAnchorThree] => [instructorsNameFour] => [instructorsAnchorFour] => [instructorsCompanyOne] => [instructorsCompanyTwo] => [instructorsCompanyThree] => [instructorsCompanyFour] => )
In this fun, informative and practical webinar, you’ll learn how to properly issue certificates of insurance. Along the way, you’ll discuss the implications of incorrect documentation and how to avoid problems.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
10 Mar 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
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  • Current Coverage Controversies: Insurance Case Law Update -- NEW DATE
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Krista Prockiw
This webinar will bring you up-to-date on a range of issues under insurance coverage case law. Anticipated topics, which will depend on latest court decisions, will include: ownership, use or operation of motor vehicles; coverage and exclusions for pollution claims; intentional or criminal acts and injuries; duty to defend versus obligation to indemnify; misrepresentation and non-disclosure in policy applications; and related brokers’ E&O exposures. The discussion will feature war stories from the ‘front lines’ of insurance law and litigation.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
17 May 22
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
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If you think cyber-liability insurance is just for big companies, think again! With the ever-increasing threat of a data breach, cyber-liability insurance must be an integral part of all your clients’ coverages. It can make the difference between staying in business or shutting down after an attack. In this seminar, you’ll learn about the various types of cyber threats businesses face today and how to mitigate the risks. You’ll discuss potential claims with real-life examples, things to look for in coverage, and the litigation side of things.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
13 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
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  • Fighting Wildfires from the Broker Desk
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Carolyn Rennie
In this webinar you'll examine the many different aspects of predicting, monitoring, and preparing for wildfire losses. First you'll learn about wildfire science and available resources to help identify high-risk areas. You'll be introduced to certain tools to help better serve your clients and present new risks to company underwriters during wildfire season. You'll also learn tactics for dealing with clients in high risk areas, how to support clients who have incurred damage, and lessons from real-life case studies.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels, especially those with clients in or near forested and rural areas.
12 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
15 Jun 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
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In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make sense of financial reports and discover what they really mean. No prior knowledge of finance or accounting required! You'll quickly master financial-statement fundamentals, develop a comprehensive understanding of how they work, learn how to interpret them accurately, and discover how to use them to make better-informed assessments of your clients’ insurance needs. You’ll learn how to decipher general accounting terminology, interpret balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements, and use financial ratios to analyze trends, conduct industry comparisons and predict financial problems.
Who Should Attend: While of primary benefit to commercial lines brokers, this webinar is also relevant to personal lines brokers. Strata corporation financials will be discussed to educate brokers who service the insurance needs of condominium unit owners.
05 May 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)
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  • Implications of Cannabis Legalization - Products Liability
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
The possession and consumption of cannabis is now legal in Canada, which impacts all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In this webinar, you’ll get up-to-the-minute information on the changing regulatory and risk landscapes and corresponding insurance solutions. The discussion of insurance-specific implications of cannabis will include an exploration of new regulatory landscapes, the federal regulation of cannabis production, the provincial regulation of cannabis distribution and sales, provincial differences, and municipal bylaws. You’ll also look at the risks and coverage implications associated with possession and use of cannabis in automobile liability, social and commercial host liability, condominium management and directors’ duties, personal lines underwriting, commercial lines underwriting, commercial liability for producers and distributers, and the consequential impact on trademark and intellectual property.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
20 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
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What’s meant by liability imposed by law and how does it connect to the insured? In this webinar, you’ll get a good understanding of the Canadian legal system and how it relates to liability insurance. Along the way, you’ll define negligence, duty of care and reasonable conduct, identify different types of liability and available defenses, determine available coverages for different types of liability exposures, and consider basic underwriting considerations for various types of liability exposures.
Who Should Attend: Beginner to intermediate brokers.
10 May 22
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
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  • Social Media & Cyber Libel - Emerging Risk & Potential Solutions
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Mario Fiorino
Today, with 7 billion internet-connected devices around the world, the use of mobile devices is ubiquitous. Individuals of all ages communicate their personal and commercial experiences and expectations through social-media platforms and, with widespread complacency, increasingly expand their digital footprints. In this webinar, you’ll learn how the law of defamation – cyber libel – has developed to respond to expressions of opinion in social media within personal, workplace and commercial contexts. You’ll investigate the nature and source of potential defamation liability associated with social media, the development of and adherence to effective risk management strategies, and potential insurance coverage within personal and commercial lines, including scope and limitations.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
25 May 22
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PT)
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Thoroughly review the scope, extent, and standard of a broker’s duty of care to customers, with reference to both leading and recent legal case authority.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
26 Apr 22
Web Broadcast
9AM - NOON (PT)
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  • Understanding Natural Catastrophe Hazards
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Carolyn Rennie
In this webinar, you’ll explore tools and resources to help you better understand how to meet your insureds’ needs when it comes to natural hazards. Earthquake is one of the biggest and, potentially, the most costly risk in British Columbia. But with climate change, weather-related catastrophes are becoming more frequent and more intense. You’ll learn some of the science, monitoring, and tracking tools related to flooding, wildfire, and storms. You’ll also dig into coverage availability and binding restrictions related to hazards before looking into claims examples.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
17 Feb 22
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PT)