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HUB Talks, a podcast launched by K&L Gates, covers critical issues at the intersection of business and law. Tune in to HUB Talks for insight from K&L Gates lawyers that will help you stay on top of the latest industry and legal trends across a broad spectrum of industry sectors.

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Feb 21, 2018

In this episode, we review recent transitions at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) under President Trump, discuss four significant Board decisions issued in late 2017, and highlight what we should expect from the NLRB in 2018. 

Presenters: Mark S. Filipini


Feb 15, 2018

In this episode, we review the substantive liabilities an employer can incur for being deemed a joint employer and then highlight the evolution of tests for being deemed a joint employer, the impact of the Browning Ferris decision in 2015, and the current landscape following the NLRB’s rejection of...


Feb 14, 2018

In this episode of OnRisk, K&L Gates attorneys Carolyn Branthoover and Max Louik discuss the misrepresentation defense, also known as the rescission defense, a defense that insurers have been aggressively pursuing in recent years.  Ms. Branthoover and Mr. Louik explain how the defense works, why policyholders need to be...


Feb 8, 2018

In this first episode of OnRisk, K&L Gates partner, Jennifer Thiem, and Senior Managing Director at AON, Gary Blitz, discuss representations and warranties insurance, also known as “reps and warranties,” and the issues policyholders face when dealing with reps and warranties insurance.

Presenters: Jennifer H. Thiem,...


Feb 8, 2018

We are excited to announce the launch of a new Hub Talks podcast series called "OnRisk: Rapid Legal Lessons for Policyholders", a K&L Gates podcast that discusses insurance topics from a policyholder’s perspective. The legal world of insurance is largely divided into law firms that represent policyholders and those...