Mealeys Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable Conference

Venue: The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 14, 2004 End Date/Time: Apr 17, 2004
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Wednesday, April 14, 2004



12:30 First Time Attendee Lunch

Sponsored by Navigant Consulting

(pre-registration required)



6:00 Opening Night Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by Chadbourne & Parke LLP



7:30 Opening Night Dinner

(pre-registration required)



Thursday, April 15, 2004



7:30 Conference Registration



8:00 Breakfast Keynote Presentation: "Economic Pressure On the Insurance and Reinsurance Industries"

Sponsored by SCOR Reinsurance Company

Robert Hartwig, PhD, CPCU, Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, Insurance Information Institute



9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

Malcolm Butterfield, Partner, Financial Advisory Services, KPMG

Maxine Verne, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, SCOR Reinsurance Company



9:15 Is Reinsurance a "Not for Profit" Institution?

Moderator: Jonathan Bank, General Counsel, CX Reinsurance Company Ltd.

Vincent Dowling, CEO, Dowling & Partners Securities

Vincent J. Dowling is Managing Partner and Senior Insurance Stock Analyst, Dowling & Partners Securities LLC.

Steven Newman, Chairman of the Board, Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd.

Neill Currie, CEO, The Currie Company

Julius Bannister, Director, Bannister International Research Organization



10:30 Morning Break



10:45 The Great Debate: Collateral Issues - Impact on Company Solvency

Session Leader: John Andrews, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, SCOR Reinsurance Company

US Reinsurer perspective: Debra Hall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Reinsurance Association of America

US Regulator perspective: Ernst Csiszar, Director, South Carolina Department of Insurance & Vice President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Foreign Reinsurer perspective: Hildegard Stuke, Associate Director, Security Assessment and Credit Control, Hannover RE

Rating Agency perspective: Speaker to be announced

Foreign Regulator perspective: Speaker to be announced



12:00 Luncheon and Keynote Address: Innovation To the Core: The Path to Sustainable Growth

Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP

Peter Skarzynski, CEO, Strategos



1:30 Insolvency Models

Rhode Island Model: Vincent Laurenzano,

Insurance Financial Consultant, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

EU Model: Dorothy Cory-Wright, Partner & Solicitor-Advocate, Kendall Freeman

NAIC Model: John Wardrop, Partner, Corporate Recovery, KPMG



2:30 Afternoon Break



3:15 Interactive Group Approach Part I: Insurer and Reinsurer Security - Does Size Really Matter?

Authors of the Case Study/Mock Fact Pattern:

Malcolm Butterfield, Partner, Financial Advisory Services, KPMG

Stephen Leonard, Attride-Sterling & Woloniecki

Jane Warren, Vice President Aerospace, ACE Bermuda Insurance Ltd.

Moderator:

Donald Kramer, Vice Chairman, ACE Limited

Team Leaders:

Maxine Blake, Vice President & Counsel, Arch Insurance Group

Emily Canelo, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Endurance Reinsurance Corporation of America

Team Lawyers:

Vincent Laurenzano, Insurance Financial

Consultant, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Howard Seife, Chadbourne & Parke



3:45 Break-Out Into Teams for Group Meetings



4:45 Description of Part II of the Interactive Program



5:00 Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by KPMG



Friday, April 16, 2004



8:00 Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by Harvey Pennington Cabot Griffith
& Renneisen, LTD.




8:30 Interactive Group Approach Part II: Insurer and Reinsurer Security - Does Size Really Matter?



9:00 Break-Out Into Teams for Group Meetings Before the Final Wrap-Up Session



9:30 Morning Break



9:45 Presentation of Group Resolutions and Decision of the Panelists



11:00 Enhancing Quality and Contract Performance in the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry

Moderator: Daniel Torpey, Partner, Global Investigation and Dispute Advisory, Ernst & Young

William Rosenblatt, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

William Lowry, Managing Member, Capital Decision Sciences



12:15 Adjourn for the Afternoon



5:00 Family BBQ

(pre-registration required)



Saturday, April 17, 2004



8:30 Continental Breakfast



9:00 Who's To Blame When An Insurance Company Fails? Part 1: Panel Discussion

Moderators:

Stephen Schwab, Piper Rudnick

Therese Vaughan, Insurance Commissioner, Iowa Insurance Division

Robert Hall, Principal, RMH Consulting

Robert Craig, Member, Robert F. Craig P.C. A Limited Liability Organization

James Schacht, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

C. Philip Curley, Robinson Curley & Clayton

Teresa Snider, Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd

Christopher Kende, Cozen O'Connor

Vivian Tyrell, Kendall Freeman



10:15 Morning Break



10:30 Who Is To Blame When An Insurance Company Fails? Part II: Debate



12:15 Adjourn


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