Reinsurance Underwriting

Venue: Kingsway Hall, Great Queen Street

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 23, 2003 End Date/Time: Jun 24, 2003
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Euro Legal’s conference:

The Sophisticated Underwriter’s Guide to “Getting Back to Basics” in

23rd and 24th of June 2003, Kingsway Hall, Great Queen Street, London

In a world of falling investment markets, escalating catastrophe losses and the fallout of 11th September, it is more important than ever that reinsurers minimise their exposures
by underwriting profitably. If your policy wording does not reflect your exact intent, your company's balance sheet may later reflect unwelcome surprises… as current results have shown. Swiss Re estimates that the industry has lost some US $200bn in capital since 2000, against 26bn raised in 2001 and a further US $19bn in 2002.
As reinsurers are squeezed on all sides and shareholders demand vastly improved returns, underwriters are finding themselves under pressure to increase the company's profitability through skilfull underwriting with a mimimum exposure to risk. No underwriter can afford to ignore the lessons of the past, nor to meet the challenges of the future.
To assist you in this daunting task, EuroLegal has brought together an outstanding panel of industry insiders and legal experts to share their wealth of experience and to show you how they put the principles of profitable underwriting into practice. You will hear from key industry players which include: Hanover Re, Converium, Swiss Re, Willis Global Markets, Capital Limited, Beazley, Royal SunAlliance, Standard & Poor's, JTW Reinurance Consultants and ACE Tempest Re Europe. They will provide insights and solutions on today's big issues, including:

.- The Lloyd's "Renaissance" — outlook for the future
.- The EU moves towards a harmonised reinsurance supervision
.- Assessing, pricing and managing risk to minimise your exposure
.- Know your cedant — tips and techniques for pre and post underwriting due diligence
.- Tightening up policy wording: lessons from important cases
.- The next asbestos... who will be most affected?
.- What do the ratings agencies look at?
.- Avoiding the pitfalls of dealing with binding authorities

Register now by faxing your registration form to +44(0)20 7877 6885,
call the conference hotline on 0800 358 0358 (overseas +44 20 7878 6888) or email
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