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Clark Hill Attorney Christopher Brubaker to Speak at RAA Re Basics Demystifying Reinsurance: A Basics of Property/Casualty Reinsurance Course - May 14-15, 2015

April 1, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Christopher M. Brubaker, an associate in Clark Hill’s Insurance & Reinsurance practice group, will speak on Federal Issues at the Reinsurance Association of America's "Re Basics Demystifying Reinsurance: A Basics of Property/Casualty Reinsurance Course” at the Westin Grand Central in New York City on May 14-15, 2015.

This course is a comprehensive overview of the purpose and structure of reinsurance, with additional "hot topic" sessions on current reinsurance issues. Taught by reinsurance industry experts, the seminar guides attendees through all steps of the reinsurance transaction and its impact on an insurance company’s bottom line.

Program Topics:

  • How reinsurance and insurance differ;
  • The types and approaches to reinsurance coverage;
  • Risk transfer and risk transfer requirements; 
  • The impact of a reinsurance transaction on insurance company financials;
  • The types and features of different reinsurance contracts;
  • How to structure a reinsurance program;
  • The components of key Annual Statement schedules;
  • How reinsurance is regulated;
  • Contract clauses required for reinsurance credit;
  • The role of alternative markets in reinsurance;
  • Hot Topics in Reinsurance
  •  – Cyber Risk
  •  – International Update
  •  – Federal issues

For more information or to register, click here.

Brubaker concentrates his practice in complex commercial and general litigation. He has experience with a variety of subject areas including insurance and reinsurance coverage, class action securities fraud, contract matters, business dissolution, superfund litigation, trust and estate litigation and insurance defense. Brubaker has represented cedents and reinsurers in arbitrations and in appeals seeking to confirm and/or vacate arbitration awards. He has handled a variety of coverage matters on commercial CGL policies and represented insurance and reinsurance companies in matters involving the rehabilitation and/or liquidation of other insurance companies. Brubaker has also advised companies on regulatory matters involving insurance and environmental laws, rules and regulations.

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