Events

2020 Annual Meeting & Conference

Date/Time:
TBD
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL United States

The 2020 IRUA Annual Meeting & Conference will be held in Florida in April, 2020 but the exact dates have yet to be confirmed. Stay Tuned.  Further details to follow shortly.

March 20th, 2019

March 20, 2019 Lunch & Learn: ILS and it’s Impact on the Traditional Reinsurance Market (Webinar)

Start Date/Time:
03/20/2019 6:07 PM
End Date/Time:
03/20/2019 6:07 PM
Location:
Mayer Brown LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020-1001
United States

LUNCH & LEARN: ILS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE TRADITIONAL REINSURANCE MARKET (WebinarAttendance)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

A NOTE WHEN REGISTERING:
The non-member rate is set as the default rate. If you are registering from a member company, you must log in to receive the member rate. Once logged in, the system will identify you as being from a member company and the non-member rate will automatically change to the member rate.

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.

Guest Speaker
David Govrin
Executive Vice President
Third Point Re

Speaker Profile

Location:  Mayer Brown, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Registration Fees:
Members – $75
Non-Members: $95

 

March 20th, 2019

March 20, 2019 Lunch & Learn: ILS & It’s Impact on the Traditional Reinsurance Market (On-Site Attendance )

Start Date/Time:
03/20/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
03/20/2019 2:00 AM
Location:
Mayer Brown LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020-1001
United States

LUNCH & LEARN: ILS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE TRADITIONAL REINSURANCE MARKET (On-Site Attendance)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

A NOTE WHEN REGISTERING:
The non-member rate is set as the default rate. If you are registering from a member company, you must log in to receive the member rate. Once logged in, the system will identify you as being from a member company and the non-member rate will automatically change to the member rate.

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.

Guest Speaker
David Govrin
Executive Vice President
Third Point Re

Speaker Profile

Location:  Mayer Brown, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Registration Fees:
Members – $95
Non-Members: $115

 

September 12, 2019: Advanced Casualty Reinsurance

Date/Time:
TBD
Location:
New York, NY United States

ADVANCED CASUALTY REINSURANCE

September 12, 2019

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.

A NOTE WHEN REGISTERING:
When you click on the “Register” button in the upper left-hand corner of the registration page, the non-member rate will show as
the default rate.  IF YOU ARE REGISTERING FROM A MEMBER COMPANY, once you log in the system will identify you as being from a member company and the rate will change to the member rate.

January 23rd, 2019 - January 23rd, 2019

January 23, 2019 RNG Lunch & Learn: Ethics in Arbitration

Start Date/Time:
01/23/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
01/23/2019 2:00 PM
Location:
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP
One New York Plaza
New York, NY 10004
United States

LUNCH & LEARN: IRUA/REINSURANCE  NETWORKING GROUP

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019

Ethics in Arbitration: Is it an oxymoron?
Arbitrator “ Disclosures” and Other Bad Behavior in the 21st Century
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!

Presenters
Michael Goldstein, Partner
Mound Cotton Law Firm

Ann Halden, Special Counsel
Mound Cotton Law Firm

William Goldsmith
Reinsurance Counsel
AIG

Location:  Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass, LLP, One New York Plaza, New York, NY
Time:  12:00 Noon – 2:00 pm

Registration Fee for Members & Non-Members:  $55

January 8th, 2019

January 8, 2019 A Wall Street View of Insurance & Reinsurance: Lunch & Learn

Start Date/Time:
01/08/2019 11:38 AM
End Date/Time:
01/08/2019 11:38 AM
Location:
Mayer Brown LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020-1001
United States

 

IRUA’s 2019 FIRST EVENT

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019
LUNCH & LEARN
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Luncheon Speaker
PETER HOUSTON
Vice President, Insurance Investment Banking Group
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

who will present
A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE INSURANCE & REINSURANCE INDUSTRY

Being Held at the Offices of Mayer Brown LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019  (between 48th & 49th streets)

After a capacity audience last January, Mr. Houston will be presenting KBW’s view on the Insurance/Reinsurance industry.  Always insightful and timely, this will be even more so in light of another year of significant M&A activity and severe natural catastrophes around the globe.  We look forward to hearing his analysis and views and the potential effects on, and prospects for, the publicly traded insurance and reinsurance market.

Peter Houston is a Vice President in the Insurance Investment Banking group of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Mr. Houston is responsible for advising insurance companies and insurance services companies on a range of corporate finance transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, public and private capital raising, affiliations, divestures, and bankruptcy/restructuring.

Mr. Houston has worked on many of the firm’s transactions involving mutual insurance companies and specialty property-casualty insurance companies. Mr. Houston joined KBW’s Insurance Investment Banking group upon graduating from Williams College.

This meeting is open to all and registration is $95 per person for an excellent buffet lunch and the opportunity to hear from a leading investment banker specializing in our industry.

Our thanks are due to the Mayer Brown firm for donating the use of their excellent facilities for this program.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Registration Open
Registration Fee:  Member – $95.00
Non-Member – $95.00

November 2nd, 2018 - November 2nd, 2018

January 8, 2018 Lunch & Learn: A Wall Street View of Insurance & Reinsurance

Start Date/Time:
11/02/2018 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
11/02/2018 2:00 PM
Location:
Mayer Brown LLP
1221 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10020
United States

REGISTER NOW
FOR IRUA’s FIRST 2019 EVENT!!

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019
LUNCH n’ LEARN
12 Noon – 2 pm

Luncheon Speaker
SETH BAIR
Managing Director
Co-Head of Insurance & Asset Management Investment Banking
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

who will present
A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE INSURANCE & REINSURANCE INDUSTRY

Being Held at the Offices of Mayer Brown LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019  (between 48th & 49th streets)

After a capacity audience last January, Mr. Bair is returning with KBW’s current thoughts and views. Always insightful and timely, this will be even more so in light of another year of significant M&A activity and severe natural catastrophes around the globe.  We look forward to hearing his analysis and views and the potential effects on, and prospects for, the publicly traded insurance and reinsurance market.

Mr. Bair is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raisings, mutual conversions and other investment banking services for the insurance industry. Prior to attending business school, he was a founding member of KBW’s insurance investment banking practice and worked in the financial services group of Alex, Brown & Sons where he covered insurance companies, depositories, and REITs.

Mr. Bair received a BA in Political Economy from Williams College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

This meeting is open to all and registration is $95 per person for an excellent buffet lunch and the opportunity to hear from a leading investment banker specializing in our industry.

Our thanks are due to the Mayer Brown firm for donating the use of their excellent facilities for this program.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Registration Open
Registration Fee:  Member – $95.00
Non-Member – $95.00

 

 

September 12th, 2018 - September 12th, 2018

September 12, 2018 Lunch & Learn: The Opioid Epidemic

Start Date/Time:
09/12/2018 11:45 AM
End Date/Time:
09/12/2018 2:00 PM
Location:
Transatlantic Reinsurance Company
1 Liberty Plaza
165 Broadway
New York, NY 10006
United States

SOLD OUT!

THIS EVENT HAS RECEIVED AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE AND REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, PLEASE EMAIL JERRY WALLIS AT: JWALLIS@IRUA.ORG

AND YOUR NAME WILL BE ADDED TO OUR WAIT LIST


The Opioid Epidemic
:  The explosion in opioid abuse is never far from the national headlines but what is the actual and potential effect on insurers and reinsurers?  Many lines of business are potentially impacted – general liability, products liability, workers’ compensation and medical malpractice to name a few.  The cost to society is huge but how about to our industry?  Mr. Kole is a true expert in this field and will be making a presentation not to be missed!

Guest Speaker
Robert Kole, Esq., Partner
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Mr. Kole is a partner in the Insurance & Reinsurance Group of his firm and is based in Boston, MA.  He is a well-known figure in the reinsurance arbitration, litigation and complex claim fields acting on behalf of both cedents and reinsurers in multiple disputes.  He is also an expert in insurance litigation, arbitration, ADR and coverages analyses on behalf of insurers in many areas such as mass tort as well as property and hurricane-related loses.

This lunchtime program is being offered at the offices of Transatlantic Reinsurance Company in lower Manhattan.  The doors open at 11:45 am.  Seating is limited to make your reservation today!

You will have the opportunity to hear from a leading attorney with extensive knowledge on this subject as well as enjoy a networking lunch.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Sold out.  Registration is closed.
Registration Fee: $75

June 20th, 2018

June 20, 2018 – RNG Luncheon

Start Date/Time:
06/20/2018 11:00 AM
End Date/Time:
06/20/2018 2:30 AM
Location:
Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
1700 Broadway - 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
United States

The next meeting of the REINSURANCE NETWORKING GROUP has now been rescheduled to WEDNESDAY JUNE 20, 2018.   This session will be an update to Steve Schwartz’s June 2016 presentation now that the New York Court of Appeals has issued its decision in Global Reinsurance Corp. of America v. Century Indemnity Co.  Mr. Schwartz hardly needs any introduction as he is a very well-known attorney and highly experienced in insurance and reinsurance related matters and we are very fortunate to have him present on this perennial and, once again, timely topic.

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – 12 Noon to 2 pm

Location: Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, 1700 Broadway – 33rd floor, NY, NY (between 53rd and 54th streets)

Presenter: Steven Schwartz, Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Presentation
Exit Bellefonte

As always, please click on our Schedule of events either in our posts under the news section on the home page or under the Events Tab on the navigation bar.

Sylvia Kaminsky and Jerry Wallis

Registration Fee
$55 per person

May 16th, 2018 - May 16th, 2018

May 16, 2018 Lunch & Learn: Blockchain

Start Date/Time:
05/16/2018 11:30 AM
End Date/Time:
05/16/2018 2:30 PM
Location:
Crowell & Moring
590 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States

The intent of this presentation is to clearly explain Blockchain and its application to the insurance value chain.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Guest Speaker:
Joseph Calandro, Managing Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Session Overview

Presentation
Blockchain’s Role in Digital Transformation

Registration Fees
Members: $55
Non-Members: $55