4th National Comprehensive Guide to

Reinsurance Claims and Collections

Advanced Claims Management Strategies for Cedents and Reinsurers

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

About


Running a reinsurance claims operation is more difficult than ever before. But getting money from a reinsurer is no piece of cake either. Gone is the time - if it ever really existed - when the reinsured-reinsurer relationship was harmonious, cordial and cooperative. Today the stakes are higher and the issues more complex.

This publication takes an in depth look at the leading issues that are at the center of reinsurer-reinsured disputes and address realistic and practical solutions to them. American Conference Institute'sReinsurance Claims and Collections publication will provide both cedents and reinsurers with the most current strategies for handling today's complex claims. An outstanding faculty of industry leaders give you practical guidance on:

  • Creating a successful reinsurance collection plan
  • Tackling prickly allocation issues
  • Using reinsurance contract terms to support your position
  • Protecting your interests when a trading partner becomes insolvent
  • Considerations and strategies for commuting claims
  • Arbitration – when to use it and when to avoid it
  • Best Practices in organizing and running a reinsurance claim group

Contents & Contributors

About


Running a reinsurance claims operation is more difficult than ever before. But getting money from a reinsurer is no piece of cake either. Gone is the time - if it ever really existed - when the reinsured-reinsurer relationship was harmonious, cordial and cooperative. Today the stakes are higher and the issues more complex.

This publication takes an in depth look at the leading issues that are at the center of reinsurer-reinsured disputes and address realistic and practical solutions to them. American Conference Institute'sReinsurance Claims and Collections publication will provide both cedents and reinsurers with the most current strategies for handling today's complex claims. An outstanding faculty of industry leaders give you practical guidance on:

  • Creating a successful reinsurance collection plan
  • Tackling prickly allocation issues
  • Using reinsurance contract terms to support your position
  • Protecting your interests when a trading partner becomes insolvent
  • Considerations and strategies for commuting claims
  • Arbitration – when to use it and when to avoid it
  • Best Practices in organizing and running a reinsurance claim group

Contents & Contributors


CLAIMS & COLLECTIONS
Claudia Föllmer, Hannover Re

REINSURANCE CLAIMS & COLLECTIONS
Robert W. Hammesfahr, Cozen O'Connor, P.C.

CONTRACT LANGUAGE & CLAIMS MANAGEMENT
James Low, Reinsurance Attorney

REINSURANCE ALLOCATION ISSUES
John J. Cuff, Alea North America

ALLOCATION
Albert Hilber, Swiss Reinsurance Company

PRICING THE DEAL
Orin Linden, Ernst & Young, LLP

COMMUTATION BASICS
Jeff Burman, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

SHOW ME THE MONEY: REALISATION OF ASSETS
Steve Ryland, PRO Insurance Solutions

INSURER INSOLVENCIES: WHAT HAPPENS TO THE INSOLVENT INSURER'S PARTNER
Francine L. Semaya, Cozen O'Connor

TORT REFORM 2004: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Joanne Lendway McMahon, GE Insurance Solutions

ESTIMATING ASBESTOS LIABILITIES: PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR REINSURERS
Rita Zona, Deloitte Consulting LLP

NAVIGATING AND STREAMLINING THE ARBITRATION PROCESS
Larry P. Schiffer, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP



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