Events

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 28th, 2020 - September 28th, 2020

September 17, 2020: Reinsurance Audits From a Claims Perspective

Start Date/Time:
09/28/2020 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
09/28/2020 1:15 PM
Location:
Virtual via Zoom
New York, NY United States

REINSURANCE AUDITS FROM A CLAIMS PERSPECTIVE
September 17, 2020 ♦ Powered by Zoom

Time:  12 Noon – 1.15 pm Eastern Time

Slimmed-down to “Claims Only” our classic Reinsurance Audits session will focus on practical and useful issues.  Frank DeMento, Esq. of Trans Re is an experienced industry professional for whom auditing is a significant part of his work so you will receive the most current and practical knowledge!

Registration Fees:
Members:
IRUA corporate member professionals – $75
IRUA Individual Members: (not associated with an IRUA member company)- $75
Non-IRUA members – $95

Please note: Before registering and if you are not sure if your company is an IRUA member, please see the “crawler” on our homepage that features all IRUA member companies.

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.

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.

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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”.

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

October 7th, 2020 - October 7th, 2020

October 7, 2020: The Fundamentals of Representations & Warranties Insurance

Start Date/Time:
10/07/2020 11:00 AM
End Date/Time:
10/07/2020 12:15 PM
Location:
Virtual via Zoom
New York, NY United States

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES INSURANCE
October 7, 2020      11.00 a.m to 12.15 p.m. ♦ Powered by Zoom


Representations & Warranties insurance is a complex solution for a complex situation. There has been a significant emerging trend in the increased utilization of M&A Reps & Warranties Insurance in corporate M&A transactions of privately held companies.  Both strategic acquirers and private equity buyers have become increasingly comfortable using this insurance product as it provides meaningful benefits to both buyers and sellers.

Hear from Nick DeMartini, Senior VP, Professional Lines  of Partner Re and the North American portfolio manager for Transactional Liability. He will provide a comprehensive overview of the product line including its benefits; scope of coverage and exclusions; and other key areas. Also covered will be the underwriting process; how R&W differs from other insurances; claims issues including the unique aspects of how claims are handled and damages are assessed.   Bringing you right up to date, Mr. DeMartini will discuss the current marketplace, including implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the segment’s challenges from a global reinsurance perspective.

Registration Fees:
Members:
IRUA corporate member professionals – $75
IRUA Individual Members: (not associated with an IRUA member company)- $75
Non-IRUA members – $95

Please Note: Before registering and if you are not sure if your company is an IRUA member, please see the “crawler” on our homepage that features all IRUA member companies.

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.

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.

November 12th, 2020 - November 13th, 2020

November 12 & 13 2020: IRUA and Lloyd’s Bring London to You! Lloyd’s in the 2020s

Start Date/Time:
11/12/2020 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
11/13/2020 11:00 AM
Location:
New York, NY United States

IRUA AND LLOYD’S BRING LONDON TO YOU! LLOYD’S IN THE 2020s
November 12 & 13,
2020 – Webinar
9:00 am – 11: 00 am (EST)

Lloyd’s is rapidly changing both internationally and externally.  This special program over two mornings will feature Lloyd’s executives and reinsurance underwriters discussing both market conditions and appetites as well as how the Society is focusing on efficiencies to maximize policyholder value.  Presented in co-operation with IRUA member – Lloyd’s America Inc. and featuring Hank Watkins, Lloyd’s Regional Director and President – Americas (and past IRUA board member) in the United States and well-known Lloyd’s speakers directly from the United Kingdom.

 Registration Fees: Please note that this is a FREE event but you sill need to register as we are expecting a large attendance.

To Register: Please send an email with your name, company and business title to:  mcs@irua.org and please copy jwallis@irua.org.

 

 

 

November 10th, 2020 - November 10th, 2020

November 10, 2020: InsurTech Innovation and its Effects on Insurance/Reinsurance

Start Date/Time:
11/10/2020 12:30 PM
End Date/Time:
11/10/2020 1:45 PM
Location:
Zoom
New York, NY United States

INSURTECH INNOVATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON INSURANCE/REINSURANCE
November 10, 2020     12:30-1:45 p.m. Eastern Time ♦ Webinar 

This highly topical webinar will discuss the impact of InsurTech on several links within the insurance value chain including the players driving the change as well as the regulatory topics to consider when adopting the new and emerging technologies that are fueling the disruption.

Our presenters are Arlene Kern, Senior Vice President and Strategic Innovation Leader of Munich Reinsurance America and Stephanie Duchene, Esq., a Partner of Mayer Brown LLP.   Ms. Kern, is the  IRUA’s Immediate Past President and while now dedicated to the innovation space comes from an insurance/reinsurance underwriting and marketing background.  Ms. Duchene will exploring the legal implications arising from the InsurTech phenomenon.  To bring you completely current our California based experts will discuss the early signals of the pandemic’s impact on InsurTech from both the startup and regulatory point of view.

Our thanks, as always, are due to Mayer Brown LLP for their support of the IRUA and its educational mission.

Stop the Press!  CLE credit has not been applied for by Mayer Brown.  This includes multi-state credit.  Please contact Jerry Wallis at jwallis@irua.org for further details.

Registration Fees:
Members:
IRUA corporate member professionals – $75
IRUA Individual Members: (not associated with an IRUA member company)- $75
Non-IRUA 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

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