International asbestos litigation forum 2015

During this only conference in the UK offering a cross-border perspective on the development of asbestos litigation across jurisdictions, Robert Weir QC joined experts from the UK, USA, France and Australia in providing the audience an update on the latest case law and regulation. 

The key topics discussed were:

  • Breach of duty after McCarthy v M&S plc
  • International perspectives: USA, Australia and France
  • Malignant Mesothelioma: scientific perspectives on the role of asbestos fibre type in disease causation
  • Quantifying damages in asbestos claims
  • Insurance and reinsurance: review of current Issues
  • Difficult issues in asbestos litigation
  • Funding developments and the latest on LASPO
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