Agenda Day Two

Tuesday, August 15
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Presenter(s): Ari Lindner, Munich Re

Against headwinds from low interest rates, other market forces, and challenging product features, reinsurance of annuity products can be difficult. This session will discuss opportunities in this market, including fixed, indexed, variable and payout annuities.

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10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Presenter(s): Don Solow, Vista Life & Casualty Reinsurance Company

Several new offshore reinsurers have formed in recent years, with a focus on the U.S. market. This session will discuss the rationale for the formation of reinsurers in offshore jurisdictions, and the advantages and potential disadvantages for ceding companies.

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11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Moderator(s): Don Solow, Vista Life & Casualty Reinsurance Company

Presenter(s): Hugh McCormick, Duane Morris LLP; Michele Jacobson, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Industry experts will present a hypothetical case to a panel of arbitrators and to the audience for decision. The goal of this session is to identify "lessons learned" from prior transactions and conflicts that can assist attendees in the future.

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12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bring your questions! This session will provide an open discussion forum for presenters and attendees to discuss any hot topics and follow-up questions from previous sessions.

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1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.