2023 MRIMS Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 9 am–12:30 pm
Contractual Risk Transfer: Nuts and Bolts for Insurance and Risk Management Professionals

Registration: 8:30–9 am

Seminar: 9 am–12:30 pm

Zurich North America
100 High Street
Boston, MA 02110

This is an in-person ONLY seminar, co-sponsored by MRIMS and The Insurance Library.

Credit Notes:
Approved for 3 producer CE credits in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.


Course Description:

This seminar will cover an array of key topics, including:

Contractual risk transfer as a non-insurance and insurance technique.

Statutory limitations applicable to contractual risk transfer, and exceptions.

Various categories of indemnity agreements and why some may be void and unenforceable.

Potential defenses to a demand for indemnification.

Mechanics of third-party-over actions.

Potential problems when working on specifications calling for contractual liability insurance.

Avoiding potential problems when arranging for both contractual liability coverage and additional insured status.

Coverage grant of CGL policies in providing contractual liability coverage and identification of potential pitfalls.

Understanding the scope of protection and the difference between the rights of an indemnitee under a CGL policy versus an indemnitee who also is an additional insured.

Thank you to our friends at Zurich North America for generously hosting this seminar.

Instructor Bio

Bryan Tilden is a nationally recognized lecturer and expert witness in the field of insurance. Since entering the insurance business in 1974 as an account executive, he has worked for major brokerage firms on Fortune 100 accounts nationwide. He specialized in large retention programs utilizing the international insurance marketplace. Mr. Tilden has been active in insurance education as a grading panel member for the Insurance Institute of America and the American Institute for Property Liability Underwriters. He has taught in every state in the U.S., Bermuda, and Europe.


Parking is available at 100 High Street, 99 High Street, International Place, and the Garage at Post Office Square. Check the Spot Hero parking app for prices and other nearby locations.

Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $125.00



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Location TBD

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Monday, June 3
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Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA