IRUA Announces 2019 Schedule of Events

February 11th, 2019

LUNCH N’ LEARN:  A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE INSURANCE/ REINSURANCE INDUSTRY

January 8, 2019, Mayer Brown, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Back by popular demand, Peter Houston, Vice President, Insurance Investment Banking Group at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods will give the up-to-the-minute market view of our industry from a leading investment banker.

RNG LUNCH & LEARN: ETHICS IN ARBITRATION
January 23, 2019, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass, One New York Plaza, New York, NY

Michael Goldstein & Ann Halden of the Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass Law Firm & William Goldsmith of AIG will lead this meeting of the Reinsurance Networking Group so expect a spirited discussion!

LUNCH & LEARN:  ILS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE TRADITIONAL REINSURANCE MARKET
March 20, 2019, Mayer Brown, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Registration available on-site or via webinar.

Insurance linked securities, or ILS, and other capital market instruments, continue to gain market share and are expanding from pure Cat placements into other lines of business. David Govrin, Executive VP of Third Point Re US will discuss recent developments in this space and see if this poses a threat or an opportunity to you.

 2019 ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING & CONFERENCE – April 2-3, 2019 – New Format!
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Come and hear speaker, humorist and writer P. J. O’Rourke at the opening reception & dinner. Next day is an all-day session with CEO & Reinsurance Buyers Roundtables and 3 workshop tracks – Property, Casualty & Claims – to choose from. Wrap up with a fun BBQ dinner to close out the conference.

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FULL DAY SEMINAR:  EMERGING RISKS & REINSURANCE SEMINAR
Seminar May 22, 2019, Trans Re, 1 Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY

Emerging Risks – Defining the Exposure, Understanding Underwriting & Pricing Aspects, Analyzing Claims
Emerging risks include the sharing economy, drones, e-scooters and the me-too movement. There are technological advancements like autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things, cyber and alternative energy. Other factors include climate change, water scarcity, aging demographics & employment practice. Get an overview of all the various emerging risks and exposures. Understand what policyholders face from emerging risks. Learn what insurance and reinsurance companies can do to manage these risks and turn them into opportunities.

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LUNCH & LEARN: CASE STUDY IN HIGH EXPOSURE TRUCKING LOSS
July 11, 2019, Wilson Elser, 150 East 42nd Street, New York, NY

Seeing a liability claim from cradle to grave gives all attendees, underwriters, brokers and claim professionals a whole new perspective as to what drives a claim’s value.  Stuart Miller of Wilson Elser will present a case study which takes a high exposure trucking loss all the way through verdict.  The audience will see case strategy, mock trials, mock jury deliverations, real jury selection and trial issues.

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ADVANCED CASUALTY REINSURANCE
September 12, 2019 – Mayer Brown, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

This full or half day program will dive deeply into specialized casualty lines such as professional, surety & mortgage, transactional liability, and others. Learn more about coverages, structures and underwriting aspects as well as current trends, opportunities and challenges.

LUNCH & LEARN:  INNOVATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON INSURANCE/ REINSURANCE
This Event Will be Rescheduled to a Later Date

Insurers & reinsurers are hungry for innovation and have identified it as key to future business survival but face internal hurdles like legacy systems, existing distribution models and current company cultures that yet need to embrace change. IRUA’s President, Arlene Kern, is Munich Reinsurance America’s Senior Vice President- Strategic Innovation Leader and co-presenting will be a Mayer Brown partner from within the firm’s Insurance Industry group.
Attendance available on-site or via webinar.

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We wish to extend our sincere thanks to our host firms who have kindly donated their facilities to IRUA!

Interested in sponsoring an IRUA event?  Contact Jerry Wallis at: jwallis@irua.org