Protecting the Corporate Aviation Department provides a broad overview of the National Transportation Safety Board's responsibility for investigating civil aviation accidents as well as significant accidents involving transportation by railroad, highway, marine and pipeline. In this course, the focus is on the corporate airline department. Christa Hinckley of Dentons US LLP discusses the role of counsel in helping their clients understand their overall risk, as well as their obligations with respect to the NTSB, and possible legal consequences of their actions. Additionally, she discusses risk across a corporate entity and how counsel can assist the client whose main business is not flight. Ms. Hinckley has advised carriers and Part 91 and Part 135 operators on their emergency response procedures and obligations, both domestically and internationally.
I. Understand key regulations and how they influence an investigation
II. Anticipate, plan for, and manage an aviation crisis
III. Grasp the theory of risk assessment
IV. Identify useful resources
Christa Meyer Hinckley is a member of Dentons' Corporate practice. Her focus is aviation, including transactions, regulatory compliance, risk and crisis management, aviation, insurance and other insurance programs, along with other transportation litigation-related issues. She is also experienced in insurance and reinsurance claims and litigation. She has years of experience handling crisis management for transportation clients and responding to emergencies, including four fatal accidents, for American Airlines and American Eagle, as well as matters related to 9/11. She has worked extensively on aviation-related transactional matters, including the purchase of aircraft and engines charter agreements, franchise agreement, maintenance support agreements, engine and component repair agreements and lease transactions.
Well presented, great material.
The course was highly informative even for those already knowledgeable about aviation law. The presenter was extremely comprehensive and knowledgeable.
I enjoyed the substance of the CLE.
Another great program! Speaker was very good and the material was very helpful! Need more courses please!
Excellent speaker. She obviously has extensive experience working accidents.