Work of the Insurance Task Force

Offices, Medicash
Tuesday, 10 March 2020
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (UK time)
    • David Hertzell


This event will provide a general history as to why the government set this taskforce up, what the taskforce discovered and what it recommended. The event will discuss the government’s approach to the problem, the causes of fraud, what the insurance industry and others are doing to combat fraud, possible developments and what CII members can do.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this event, the delegate will be able to identify:
-an awareness of the government’s approach to the insurance fraud problem
-the causes of fraud
-what the insurance industry and others are doing to combat fraud.

Speaker Biography

David Hertzell was Managing Partner of city law firm DAC until 2006. He was appointed a Law Commissioner in 2007 until 2014.
He previously chaired the Airmic (the UK risk managers association) Captive Insurance Focus Group, is an Airmic Board member and was a member of the BSI drafting committee on risk management. He is immediate past president of the British Insurance Law Association and Chair of the CII Professional Standards Board.

He chaired the government Taskforce on insurance fraud. He is a pension fund trustee and sat as the independent member on the
audit and risk committee of the Judicial Appointments Committee. As Law Commissioner David was responsible for various commercial and common law reform projects, including the reform of insurance contract law, the law relating to the supply of goods and services and the fiduciary duties of investment intermediaries.

  • Medicash Offices
  • 1 Derby Square
  • Liverpool
  • L2 1AB
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CII Accredited

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3/4 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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