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November 10th, 2017

IRUA Announces its 2018 Schedule of Events

LUNCH & LEARN A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE INSURANCE/REINSURANCE INDUSTRY January 17, 2018 – Mayer Brown, Midtown, NYC Seth Bair, Managing Director of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods will give the up-to-the minute market view so join us for lunch and hear from a leading investment banker. THE EMERGING WORLD…

November 6th, 2017

Scholar Winners Express their Thanks to the IRUA

After being notified that they have placed first and second in the IRUA 2017 Scholars Essay competition,  our winners expressed their thanks as follows: First Place Winner: Tanner Sowa “To be published in the Journal of Reinsurance is very exciting for me, and so is the scholarship!”     “Thank you IRUA…

October 30th, 2017

IRUA Announces 2017 Scholars Program Winners

The IRUA is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017 Scholarship Awards.  Twelve essays were received this year and the Scholarship Committee, comprised of representatives from ten member companies, selected the following four authors and papers: First Place:  Michael Tanner Sowa of the University of Connecticut.  Michael interned at…

September 29th, 2017

Visit the IRUA Image Gallery Featuring Our 50th Anniversary Photos

Over the past two years, the IRUA has begun memorializing their conferences and events with photography from those events.  If you have attended the 2017 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Conference, held at the PGA National or our 2016 Annual Meeting & Conference held at Streamsong, you are bound to…

September 20th, 2017

September 2017 New Individual Members Admitted

Following the members’ adoption of a bylaw change in April, the next batch of Individual Members applications have been approved by the Board of Directors.  John West of Apetrop USA was the first such member approved earlier in the year and serves on the Board of Directors. We are now…

September 2nd, 2017

April 2017: IRUA Welcomes New Member Cincinnati Re

Cincinnati Re was approved for membership by the Board of Directors and we are delighted to welcome them to IRUA membership.  Cincinnati Re is part of the Cincinnati Insurance/ Cincinnati Financial Corporation family of companies and is an active assumer of property and casualty reinsurance….

May 4th, 2017

IRUA Welcomes Tokio Millennium Re

IRUA is delighted to welcome Tokio Millennium Re as its newest member. Founded in Bermuda in 2000 as a subsidiary of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., Japan’s oldest and one of its largest non-life insurance companies, TMR operates with a deep commitment to underwriting discipline and scientific analysis of…

September 14th, 2016

IRUA Launches Twitter Account @iruanews

IRUA is proud to announce it’s new Twitter Account @iruanews.  We encourage members to join us by tweeting current news and events pertaining to the insurance and reinsurance industry as they happen. Follow @IRUAnews…

September 13th, 2016

JOR Special Cyber Edition

For the first time in the history of the Association, the IRUA as dedicated an entire issue to one topic — Cyber.  Authors and articles include:  Proceed with Caution: Cyber Ahead by Kara Owens, Global Head of Cyber at TransRe; Big Data, Big Chances: Effectively Securing Technology, Data and People…

June 19th, 2016

IRUA Welcomes New Member

IRUA is delighted to welcome State National Companies as its newest member. State National was founded in 1973 and provides capacity by offering broad licensing authority and national access to insurance products and markets.  We are happy that they have joined the IRUA family and we look forward to their participation….