AM Best to Join COVID-19 Litigation Trends Panel at the Re/Insurance Lounge

AM Best will join a virtual panel session focused on COVID-19 litigation and threats on Oct. 8, 2020, as part of the Re/Insurance Lounge, a forum for insurance- and reinsurance-related discussions.

Sridhar Manyem, director, industry research and analytics, will join a panel session, titled, “Covid-19 Litigation and Threats.” This session will look at the growing threat of lawsuits in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the issues around policy language, the potential scope of claims and include an overview of the related lawsuits and litigation.

As head of the rating agency’s industry research team, Manyem is responsible for publishing AM Best’s perspectives of topical issues relating to the insurance industry and possible implications to AM Best’s Credit Ratings. The two-hour session will take place Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. (BST) (9 a.m. EDT).

The Re/Insurance Lounge is a permanent online hub from the Intelligent Insurer that provides insurance executives a platform to share best practices and explore top issues via live video interviews, panel discussions, workshops and virtual conferences. To stay abreast of AM Best’s participation in the Re/Insurance Lounge, and for more information, please visit

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit

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