Reinsurance Claims & Arbitration

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

About

Benchmark your negotiation strategies and dispute resolution tactics to achieve cheaper, faster, and more efficient results at the ultimate reinsurance claims and arbitration event.

This publication from the American Conference Institute’s Advanced National Forum on Reinsurance Claims & Arbitration provides legal, tactical and practical strategies for handling today’s most challenging claims disputes with minimum time and expense. You will gain up to the minute information on successful dispute resolution strategies that are sure to minimize bad blood between parties and preserve relationships necessary for ongoing profitability. Leading industry executives and seasoned private practice attorneys share their expertise and unique perspectives on the most pressing issues, including:

  • Analyzing bad faith claims practices from a reinsurance perspective
  • Tips and techniques for successfully utilizing mediation
  • Pros and cons of consolidating an arbitration
  • Creating an effective reinsurance collection plan

Contents & Contributors

About

Benchmark your negotiation strategies and dispute resolution tactics to achieve cheaper, faster, and more efficient results at the ultimate reinsurance claims and arbitration event.

This publication from the American Conference Institute’s Advanced National Forum on Reinsurance Claims & Arbitration provides legal, tactical and practical strategies for handling today’s most challenging claims disputes with minimum time and expense. You will gain up to the minute information on successful dispute resolution strategies that are sure to minimize bad blood between parties and preserve relationships necessary for ongoing profitability. Leading industry executives and seasoned private practice attorneys share their expertise and unique perspectives on the most pressing issues, including:

  • Analyzing bad faith claims practices from a reinsurance perspective
  • Tips and techniques for successfully utilizing mediation
  • Pros and cons of consolidating an arbitration
  • Creating an effective reinsurance collection plan

Contents & Contributors

LONG-TAIL AND LARGE-SCALE CLAIMS: THE LATEST REGULATORY AND CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS
Lee Routledge, SCOR Reinsurance Company

MINIMIZING DISPUTES BETWEEN CEDENTS AND REINSURERS: DISPUTE HOTSPOTS AND RESOLUTION STRATEGIES
Larry P. Schiffer, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Beverly Sneddon, JD, AVP, Zurich North America Commercial
Andrea J. Morgan, CPU, ARe, AU, Swiss Re
Christine Marino, Domestic Guy Carpenter

INTERNATIONAL AND CROSS-BORDER REINSURANCE CLAIMS: STRATEGIES FOR MINIMIZING DISPUTES
Peter Dunlop, Attride-Stirling & Woloniecki (Bermuda)

PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN REINSURANCE
Andrew S. Boris, Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney & Priess, LLP

PREVENTING AND MANAGING BAD FAITH ALLEGATIONS IN A REINSURANCE CONTEXT
Rick Rosenblum, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CREATING THE ARBITRATION FRAMEWORK
Thomas P. Stillman, ARIAS – US Certified Arbitrator
Michael Goldstein, Mound, Cotton, Wollan & Greengrass
Kevin J. Tierney, ARIAS-US Mediator and Certified Arbitrator
Peter Dunlop, Attride-Stirling & Woloniecki (Bermuda)

CONSOLIDATION OF ARBITRATIONS: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
Susan E. Grondine, Cavell America, Inc.
Mitchell S. King, Prince Lobel Glovsky & Tye LLP

MANAGING CEDED RECOVERABLES: STRATEGIES FOR COLLECTION
Patricia J. Page, ACE Reinsurance Services
Clive O’Connell, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP

ENFORCING AND CHALLENGING ARBITRATION REMEDIES
Eridania Perez, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

STANDARDS FOR VACATING ARBITRATION AWARDS
Evan L. Smoak, Barger & Wolen LLP



DOCUMENT TYPES: PPT DOC PPTX PDF PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE: 23

8:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00
Chairs' Opening Remarks
Robert W. Tomilson
Co-Chair, Reinsurance, Practice Group
Cozen O'Connor
Mr. Lee Routledge
Senior Vice President
SCOR Reinsurance Company
9:15
Preparing for Emerging Global Reinsurance Exposures
Mr. Peter Chaffetz
Global Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice
Clifford Chance
1 file
Preparing for Emerging Global Reinsurance Exposures
714.5 KB 31 pages Presentation
PPT - Preparing for Emerging Global Reinsurance Exposures
10:15
Long-Tail and Large-Scale Claims: The Latest Regulatory and Case Law Developments
Mr. Lee Routledge
Senior Vice President
SCOR Reinsurance Company
1 file
Long-Tail and Large-Scale Claims
321.5 KB 32 pages Presentation
PPT - Long-Tail and Large-Scale Claims
Stephen W. Schwab
Partner
DLA Piper
1 file
Reinsurance (E) Task Force Activities
221 KB 9 pages Presentation
DOC - Reinsurance (E) Task Force Activities
11:15
Coffee Break
11:30
Minimizing Disputes between Cedents and Reinsurers: Dispute Hotspots and Resolution Strategies
Ms. Beverly Sneddon
Assistant Vice President‚ Reinsurance Claims & Legal
Zurich North America Commercial
Ms. Andrea Morgan
Senior Vice President
Swiss Reinsurance America Corp.
Mr. Larry Schiffer
Partner
Patton Boggs LLP
1 file
How to Make Friends With Your Reinsurer
36 KB 6 pages Presentation
DOC - How to Make Friends With Your Reinsurer
Ms. Christine Marino
Vice President‚ Client Support Services
Guy Carpenter & Co.‚ LLC.
2 files
Minimizing Disputes Between Cedents and Reinsurers
51 KB 8 pages Presentation
DOC - Minimizing Disputes Between Cedents and Reinsurers
Minimizing Disputes Panel
1 MB 15 pages Presentation
PPT - Minimizing Disputes Panel
12:40
Networking Lunch for Speakers and Delegates
14:00
International and Cross-Border Reinsurance Claims: Strategies for Minimizing Disputes
Mr. Patrick Carty
Senior Vice President
Group Legal Swiss Re Life & Heatlh America
1 file
Streamlining International Arbitration Disputes
1.3 MB 18 pages Presentation
PPT - Streamlining International Arbitration Disputes
Mr. Alexander Verheugt
Deputy Claims Counsel
Hannover Re
1 file
International Reinsurance Claims Strategies for minimizing disputes
501.5 KB 21 pages Presentation
PPT - International Reinsurance Claims Strategies for minimizing disputes
Mr. Peter Dunlop
Counsel
Attride-Stirling & Woloniecki
1 file
International and Cross-Border Reinsurance Claims: Strategies for Minimizing Disputes
619.5 KB 8 pages Presentation
PPT - International and Cross-Border Reinsurance Claims:  Strategies for Minimizing Disputes
15:10
Refreshment Break
15:25
Preventing and Managing Bad Faith Allegations in a Reinsurance Context
Mr. Urban Friesz
Assistant Vice President‚ Treaty Accounting & Claims
Collins
1 file
Preventing and Managing Bad Faith Allegations in a Reinsurance Context
410.2 KB 14 pages Presentation
PPTX - Preventing and Managing Bad Faith Allegations in a Reinsurance Context
Mr. Andrew Boris
Partner
Tressler‚ Soderstrom‚ Maloney & Priess‚ LLP
2 files
Additional Pressure: The Pursuit of Extra-Contractual Damages in Reinsurance Litigation and Arbitration
96 KB 17 pages Presentation
DOC - Additional Pressure: The Pursuit of Extra-Contractual Damages in Reinsurance Litigation and Arbitration
PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN REINSURANCE
715 KB 22 pages Presentation
PPT - PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN REINSURANCE
Mr. Rick Rosenblum
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1 file
Preventing and Managing Bad Faith Allegations in a Reinsurance Context
995.5 KB 19 pages Presentation
PPT - Preventing and Managing Bad Faith Allegations in a Reinsurance Context
16:30
Conference Adjourns to Day Two
7:30
Continental Breakfast
8:00
Chairs' Recap and Opening Remarks
8:15
The Reinsurance Dispute Hypothetical: A Closer Look at Settling Disputes Around the Boardroom Table
Mr. Arthur Gang
Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Partner Reinsurance Company of the U.S.
Mr. Laird Criner
Managing Director‚ Head of Global Claims Consulting
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC
Ms. Christine Michals
Vice President‚ Ceded Reinsurance Claims
CAN Insurance
James Veach
Partner
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
1 file
The Reinsurance Dispute Hypothetical
74.5 KB 16 pages Presentation
PPT - The Reinsurance Dispute Hypothetical
9:45
Coffee Break
10:00
Cost-Centric Approaches to Arbitration‚ Mediation and Other ADR Options
Robert W. Tomilson
Co-Chair, Reinsurance, Practice Group
Cozen O'Connor
Mr. William C. O'Neill
Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP
11:00
Creating the Arbitration Framework
Mr. Thomas Stillman
ARIAS - US Certified Arbitrator
(Former Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of CNA Insurance)
Mr. Michael Goldstein
Partner
Mound‚ Cotton‚ Wollan & Greengrass
Ms. Kevin Tierney
ARIAS-US Mediator and Certified Arbitrator
(Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel UNUM Corp.)
Mr. Peter Dunlop
Counsel
Attride-Stirling & Woloniecki
1 file
Creating the Arbitration Framework
93 KB 35 pages Presentation
DOC - Creating the Arbitration Framework
12:15
Networking Lunch for Speakers and Delegates
13:30
Consolidation of Arbitrations: the Good‚ the Bad & the Ugly
Ms. Susan Grondine
General Counsel
Cavell America‚ Inc.
1 file
Consolidation Of Arbitrations: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
311 KB 16 pages Presentation
PPT - Consolidation Of Arbitrations:  the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Mr. Mitchell King
Partner
Prince Lobel Glovsky & Tye LLP
2 files
CONSOLIDATION IS A QUESTION FOR ARBITRATORS, NOW WHAT?
72.5 KB 16 pages Presentation
DOC - CONSOLIDATION IS A QUESTION FOR ARBITRATORS, NOW WHAT?
CONSOLIDATION OF ARBITRATION CASE DIGESTS
41 KB 5 pages Presentation
DOC - CONSOLIDATION OF ARBITRATION CASE DIGESTS
14:30
Refreshment Break
14:45
Developing and Implementing Practical Collection and Recovery Strategies
Ms. Patricia Page
Vice President
ACE Reinsurance Services
Mr. Clive O'Connell
Reinsurance and International Risk team
Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP
1 file
Managing Ceded Recoverables: Strategies for Collection
548.5 KB 17 pages Presentation
PPT - Managing Ceded Recoverables: Strategies for Collection
15:45
Enforcing and Challenging Arbitration Remedies
Ms. Eridania Perez
Partner
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
2 files
ENFORCING AND CHALLENGING ARBITRAL AWARDS ABROAD
335.5 KB 27 pages Presentation
PPT - ENFORCING AND CHALLENGING ARBITRAL AWARDS ABROAD
Rescission and Declaratory Relief
118.5 KB 7 pages Presentation
DOC - Rescission and Declaratory Relief
Mr. Evan L. Smoak
Partner
Barger & Wolen LLP
2 files
Standards for Vacating Arbitration Awards
411.5 KB 28 pages Presentation
PPT - Standards for Vacating Arbitration Awards
Enforcing and Challenging Arbitration Remedies
92.4 KB 37 pages Presentation
PDF - Enforcing and Challenging Arbitration Remedies
16:45
Conference Concludes