Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Forum
May 16, 2018
1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1:30-5:00 p.m. – Forum | 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
1:30 – 2:00pm Registration and Welcome – Nick Pearson, Esq., President, Insurance Federation of New York
2:00 – 3:00pm Surplus Lines — Can the Market Address InsurTech, Evolving Risks and Other Developments Without Regulatory Reform?
Alan L. Levin, Esq. – Partner, Locke Lord LLP
Daniel F. Maher, Esq. – Executive Director, Excess Line Association of New York
Janet Pane – Chairwoman, Excess Line Association of New York and Head of Global Services and Solutions at Willis Towers Watson P.L.C.
Hank Watkins – President, Lloyd’s North America
3:00 – 4:00pm Reinsurance – Emerging Issues and Global Challenges
Larry P. Schiffer, Esq. – Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US)
John Huff – President and CEO, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers, former president of
the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and former Missouri Director of Insurance
Tim Ronda – Executive Managing Director, Aon Benfield
J. Howard Stecker – Executive Director – Insurance Tax, Financial Services, Ernst & Young, LLP
4:00 – 5:00pm Former Commissioners’ Roundtable – The Regulator View of Surplus Lines, Reinsurance and Keeping up with a Rapidly Changing World
Francine L. Semaya, Esq. – Legal and Insurance Regulatory Consultant
James Wrynn, Esq. – Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Inc., and former New York Superintendent of Insurance
Thomas B. Considine, Esq. – CEO, National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), and former New Jersey Banking and Insurance Commissioner (tentative)
Howard Mills – Global Insurance Regulatory Leader, Deloitte LLP, and former New York Superintendent of Insurance
5:00pm Closing Remarks – Francine L. Semaya, Esq.
CLE and CE Credits Pending
(CLE pending in NY, NJ, PA, CT, CA, IL and TX – additional fees apply for IL and TX. CE offered in NY only)
This event is free for the following groups:
IFNY Members (must be in good standing), ELANY Members (employees of member firms), Under 40 individuals,
and ABA/TIPS (Members of the Insurance Regulation, or Excess Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committees)
**Early registration (Mar 30 – April 30) – $39.00
**Registration (May 1 – May 14) – $50.00
(Please note that Registration will close at Noon on Monday, May 14th. After this date, registrations will be collected at the door)
At the Door – $75
**Cancellation policy: Registration cancellations must be received ten (10) business days prior to the event in writing by email, fax, or postal mail to receive a full refund less a 25% service fee. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event without notice in writing or do to extenuating circumstances. All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment or issued by check.