AIDA Swiss Chapter/University of Zurich-Event:


Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 17.00 – 18.30

"International Cargo Insurance Law Issues"

The event
was carried out in cooperation with Professors Dr. Helmut Heiss and Dr. Anton K. Schnyder of the University of Zurich in the context of their insurance law tutorials.

In preparation of the event of 8 April 2014, the students had the opportunity to elaborate a practical case on international marine cargo (attached below) in small groups together with one of the below-mentioned speakers/panelists from the (re-)insurance industry.

The speakers/panelists each represented the perspective of one of the involved parties. The conclusions and particular aspects of the practical case were then presented and highlighted by the speakers/panelists at the event of 8 April 2014 and further debated in the panel discussion.

Please find hereafter the details of the event:

Venue: University of Zurich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zürich, Building KO2, Lecture Room KO2-F180.

Speakers and panelists:

  • Jim McDonald, SCOR Switzerland, Zurich
  • Urs Schmid, Zurich Insurance Company, Zurich
  • Rolf Manser, AXA Winterthur, Winterthur
  • Christoph Schreib, Swiss Re, Zurich
  • David Guggenheim, Allianz Risk Transfer, Zurich
  • Peter Wedge, Infrassure, Zurich

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Helmut Heiss, University of Zurich, Zurich

Thanks to our sponsors, the entire event was free of charge.


Practical case - International cargo insurance law: