Events

November 5th, 2019 - November 5th, 2019

November 5, 2019 – RNG Luncheon

Start Date/Time:
11/05/2019 11:30 AM
End Date/Time:
11/05/2019 2:00 PM
Location:
Meet in Place Midtown
675 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States

RINSURANCE NETWORKING GROUP LUNCHEON

Everything You Wanted to Know About How Arbitrators Are Selected
But Were Afraid to Ask

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 – 12 Noon to 2 pm

Location
Meet in Place Midtown
675 3rd Avenue, New York, NY  10017

Presenters
Teresa Snider – Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

Teresa Snider is a partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP. She concentrates her practice in insurance and reinsurance arbitration, litigation, and related insolvency issues and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Reinsurance Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group.  She joined Butler Rubin in 1994 after a clerkship with Hon. Harry D. Leinenweber, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Butler Rubin merged with Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP in February 2019. 

Teresa co-chairs Porter Wright’s annual Women in Reinsurance program and she co-chairs the Quarterly Editorial Board of ARIAS-U.S.

Catherine Isely – Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Catherine Isely litigates complex commercial disputes on behalf of local, national and global businesses, including insurers and reinsurers. She represents parties in sophisticated commercial contracts and relationships, where high-stakes disputes regularly require a multifaceted legal strategy across court and arbitral forums. In addition to appearing as trial counsel in courts nationwide, Catherine regularly represents clients at complex, multi-stage mediations, in high-stakes, commercial arbitrations and in related court challenges as to arbitrability, panel constitution or award confirmation.

Catherine co-founded Butler Rubin’s annual Women in Reinsurance Program, and now co-chairs Porter Wright’s annual Women in Reinsurance program.

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 to see what events are coming up.

Registration Fee:  $55 per person
No username or password is required to register for this event.

September 19th, 2019 - September 19th, 2019

September 19, 2019 Lunch & Learn: Innovation (On-Site Attendance): THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE

Start Date/Time:
09/19/2019 11:45 AM
End Date/Time:
09/19/2019 2:00 PM
Location:
Mayer Brown LLP
New York, NY United States

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 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.

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 within the firm’s Insurance Industry group.

Speakers
Arlene Kern
IRUA President
Senior Vice President – Strategic Innovation Leader
Munich Reinsurance America

Mayer Brown Partner
TBD

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

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

 

September 12th, 2019 - September 12th, 2019

September 12, 2019: “De-Constructing Construction” A Challenging Industry for Re/Insurers (Half-Day Plus)

Start Date/Time:
09/12/2019 10:30 AM
End Date/Time:
09/12/2019 4:00 PM
Location:
Mayer Brown LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
New York, NY 10020-1001
United States

“DE-CONSTRUCTING CONSTRUCTION” A CHALLENGING INDUSTRY FOR RE/INSURERS

September 12, 2019

This seminar is geared to insurance and reinsurance underwriters, brokers and claims professionals who today face challenges that construction industry exposures provide.  The morning session will provide a high-level overview of basic coverages, exposures and policy forms.  The afternoon session will provide a broad market update, construction defect issues and the implications of NY Labor Law and the current legal environment.

Click Here to download the agenda.
Click Here to download speaker profiles

Presentations
Construction Risks and Challenges
Construction Market Update

Location:  Mayer Brown,1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020

Registration Fees:
Member:  $395
Non-Member: $495

A NOTE WHEN REGISTERING:
Registration For Members: The non-member rate is set as the default rate.  You must be logged in as a member in order to receive the member rate.

First Time Registrants: If you are registering for an event for the first time and are from a member company, please email Jerry Wallis:  jwallis@irua.org or Maria Sclafani: mcs@irua.org to be set up as a member so that you can log in and 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.

Registration For Non-Members:
 Please complete the registration form as it appears once you click on “To Register”.

July 11th, 2019 - July 11th, 2019

July 11, 2019 Lunch & Learn: A Case Study in High Exposure Trucking Loss (On-Site Registration)

Start Date/Time:
07/11/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
07/11/2019 2:00 PM
Location:
Wilson Elser
150 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017
New York, NY 10017
United States

LUNCH & LEARN: A CASE STUDY IN HIGH EXPOSURE TRUCKING LOSS (On-Site Attendance)

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Seeing a severe liability claim from cradle to grave gave all attendees a whole new perspective as to what drives a claim’s value.   Stuart Miller of Wilson Elser gave an excellent case study of a high exposure trucking loss all the way through verdict.  The audience saw case strategy, mock trials, mock jury deliberations, real jury selection and trial issues and a post-mortem on the actual verdict.

Stuart Miller, a Partner in the prestigious law firm of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, has presented this case study to varied audiences and we are pleased to have him now bring this study to the IRUA.

Stuart A. Miller Biography

This session is suitable for all practioners and can be submitted for review to the Institutes® CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.  This session will also qualify for CLE credit.

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.

Location: Wilson Elser, 150 East 42nd Street, New York, NY  10007

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

July 11th, 2019 - July 11th, 2019

July 11, 2019 Lunch & Learn: A Cast Study in High Exposure Trucking Loss (Webinar Registration)

Start Date/Time:
07/11/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
07/11/2019 2:00 PM
Location:
Wilson Elser
150 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10007
United States

LUNCH & LEARN: A CASE STUDY IN HIGH EXPOSURE TRUCKING LOSS (Webinar Attendance)

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Seeing a severe liability claim from cradle to grave gave all attendees a whole new perspective as to what drives a claim’s value.   Stuart Miller of Wilson Elser gave an excellent case study of a high exposure trucking loss all the way through verdict.  The audience saw case strategy, mock trials, mock jury deliberations, real jury selection and trial issues and a post-mortem on the actual verdict.

Stuart A. Miller Biography

This session was suitable for all practioners and can be submitted for review to the Institutes® CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.  This session also qualified for CLE credit.

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.

Location: Wilson Elser, 150 East 42nd Street, New York, NY  10007

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

May 22nd, 2019 - May 22nd, 2019

May 22, 2019 Emerging Risks & Reinsurance

Start Date/Time:
05/22/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
05/22/2019 2:00 PM
Location:
Transatlantic Reinsurance Company
1 Liberty Plaza
165 Broadway
New York, NY 10006
United States

EMERGING RISKS & REINSURANCE

Full Day Seminar May 22, 2019

Emerging Risks – Defining the Exposure, Understanding Underwriting & Pricing Aspects, Analyzing Claims

Emerging risks include the sharing economy, climate change and water scarcity, the Me-Too movement as well as technological advancements like autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things, cyber and alternative energy. Our excellent speakers all gave an in-depth look at all these. The day concluded with a lively panel discussion which was followed by a networking reception.

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

Program Agenda

Speaker Profiles

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.

Location: Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, 1 Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

Registration Fees:
Members: $525
Non-Members: $625

April 2nd, 2019 - April 3rd, 2019

2019 Annual Meeting & Conference

Start Date/Time:
04/02/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
04/03/2019 11:00 PM
Location:
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL United States

J. O’Rourke, humorist and writer, was an excellent opening night speaker. An all-day session on April 3rd featured CEO & Reinsurance Buyers Roundtables. Additionally, there were 4 breakouts in each of 3 workshop tracks – Property, Casualty & Claims. The event wrapped up with a great BBQ dinner.

This year, the format had changed to allow for the Golf Tournament to be held on Tuesday, April 2 at noon with the Opening Night Cocktail Reception and dinner held immediately following the Tournament.

On April 3rd, the program ran all day starting with the 2019 Annual Meeting of Members where new officers were elected with Andrew Downing of Stonybrook Risk Management assuming the role of President for 2019 – 2021 term. Arlene Kern, of Munich Reinsurance America moved to Immediate Past President after serving her two -year term. Laura Herubin, of MAPFRE Re continues to serve as Secretary and Bill Bernens of Arch Re as Treasurer.  Following the days sessions, a casual networking reception and dinner was held for all attendees.

A Copy of the full program agenda can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

2019 Annual Members Meeting & Conference Attendance List

This was an informative learning and networking experience that everyone in attendance benefited from.

This program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

2019 Annual Members Meeting & Conference Sponsors

MAPFRE Re
Munich Reinsurance America
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC
R+V
Markel Global Re
Odyssey Re
Ren Re
Arch Re
Partner Re
American Agricultural Insurance Company
AXIS Re
Farmers Mutual Hail of Iowa
State National

CLICK HERE to Download our list of complete sponsorship opportunities.

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.

To secure your hotel reservation, please call the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort at 1-954-525-4000 or1-800-222-6543 OR click on the link to make your hotel reservation on-line:

https://book.passkey.com/e/49806174

Group Room Rate:  $229 was valid until the Group Cut-Off Date of Monday, March 11, 2019

Conference Registration Fees:
Member: $1350
Three or more member registrations from the same company post March 4th: $1050
Non-Member: $1695

Spouse/Partner:
$595 per person
Golf Registration: $275

If you are interested in participating on the Committee, please contact Jerry Wallis, Executive Director, at jwallis@irua.org.

We hope to see you there.

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 (Webinar Attendance)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

David Govrin, Executive VP of Third Point Re US discussed 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

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.

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

David Govrin, Executive VP of Third Point Re US discussed 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

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.

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

 

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 & Bill Goldsmith of AIG led this lively meeting of the Reinsurance Networking Group.

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