Cannabis: Commercial Risk and Insurance (Live Webinar)


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Date and Time: May 02, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST


Legislation and societal acceptance of Cannabis continues to evolve not only in Canada but on a global scale. With the variety of cannabis business operations that are constantly evolving, the need for commercial insurance is also increasing.

Understanding the risks and having awareness of the commercial products available allows you to do a more thorough job and provide a deeper level of service.

Join our webinar to learn first hand the latest about cannabis regulations, common commercial cannabis risks, and the insurance products available.

You will leave this webinar being able to:

  • Explain that cannabis acceptance is growing globally

  • Describe some of the Canadian regulatory changes and impacts on cannabis business and insurance

  • List typical insurance needs for different business sectors

  • Webinar presenters:

    Bob Bousfield B.A., FCIP, CRM, RIBO
    Vice President & Property Practice Leader, Strategic Underwriting Mangers Inc.

    As a loss control engineer and underwriter Bob brings more than 40 years of progressive insurance experience to SUM. As one of the first property underwriters to write coverage for the medical marijuana business starting in 2003 he has been there through the industry’s infancy and many regulatory iterations from the first exemptions under the Controlled Substances and Drug Act to today’s Bill C-45 and provincial recreational guidelines.

    Bob brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to solving the insurance needs of this expanding sector.

    Connie Peplinskie CIP
    Vice President and Manager of Commerical General Liability Practice (Toronto) of Strategic Underwriting Managers Inc. 

    With over 25 years of casualty underwriting experience, Connie specializes in niche market segments and hard to place liability business and specifically Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences.  She has been underwriting and managing a team responsible for medical marijuana since 2011 and has a pulse on the ever changing cannabis landscape including our newly legalized environment.

    CE accreditation:  1 Technical RIBO hour (pending)

    - Prices below are for Members.
    - Link to webinar sessions will be sent out 24hr prior to the sessions.
    - 1 CE hour will be available. Attendance is tracked, only those who remain logged in for the entire duration of the session will be eligible.

    Technical Requirements
    To ensure you are able to get the most out of the webinar, it is highly recommended that as a mininum, you have the following:
    - Browser: Firefox or Internet Explorer 10 (or higher)
    - Operating System: Windows 7
    - Flash Player: 11.7 (or higher)
    - Connect Add-In: 11.2.369.0 (or higher)
    - Built-in AUDIO on your computer (USB headset or speakers)
    - Wired high speed internet connection