Business Interruption Workshop (Nanaimo)


The Grand Hotel, 4898 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4Z4 [Map]
Date and Time: September 19, 2019 1:30pm - 4:45pm


Do you want to build on your foundation of business interruption knowledge? Do you want to improve your understanding of how various wordings apply to different businesses and operations? Do you want to gain insight into how coverage applies in practice? Through the use of problem-based learning and numerical examples, this interactive half-day workshop will provide you with a sound understanding of business interruption insurance.


  • Read financial statements for a business operation
  • Analyze and project loss of sales
  • Calculate business interruption losses (profits/earnings as defined)
  • Discuss increase in cost of working (extra expenses) and saved expenses
  • Review ordinary payroll options and payroll coverage issues
  • Examine the application of Coinsurance
  • Forecasting the amount of coverage to purchase
  • Open forum about "red-flag" items – bring your examples!

    Stephen Graff, CPA, CA•IFA, CFF, CFE – Forensic Accountant, Williams & Partners Forensic Accountants Inc.Stephen has extensive experience in financial analysis, economic loss quantification, fraud and financial investigations, inventory and theft losses.

    Bichtar Mahal, BBA, CPA, CA – Forensic Accountant, Williams & Partners Forensic Accountants Inc. Bichtar specializes in the quantification of economic losses relating to business interruption, property damage, inventory and soft costs for both insurance and litigation support purposes.

    Denis Smith, Senior Property Claims Management Specialist, McLarens Global Claims Services.  Denis joined McLarens in October, 2016. He brings with him a proven reputation and expertise in the management and settlement of large, complex industrial, energy and mining losses.

    CE CREDITS: 3 Technical

    SEMINAR FEES: The price for this half-day seminar includes coffee service, light snack and GST

    $ 125.00 Insurance Institute of BC member
    $ 205.00 Non-Member (fee includes IIBC membership – expiry May 31/2020)
    Corporate Rate: $105 per Attendee for groups of 6 or more (membership is additional for non-members). To register with a corporate rate, please contact Donna .

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 13, 2019

    Register On Line Today! For payment by Cheque please fax in a manual registration form {384KB PDF} .

    Join us after the seminar for our Mid-Island Networking Event
    The Grand Hotel Lounge 5 - 8 pm
    Free for CIP/FCIP Graduates | $10 for All Others
    RSVP Required

    Cancellation Policy: NO REFUNDS.  Participant substitution permitted 24 hours prior to seminar date. Substitute must be current member, additional charges may apply. Contact Donna Salahor for substitution confirmation.  IIBC Reserves the right to cancel this seminar due to unforeseen circumstances. Should this occur, registration fees will be refunded.

    If you have any questions, please contact Donna Salahor or 250-216-9393

    Non-members: IIBC Membership Fee of $80 (expiring May 31, 2020) will be added to the shopping cart at Check Out.