Disruptive Technology – Is the P&C Value Chain Prepared?

Posted on Aug 15, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 8, 2017 – The property/casualty (re)insurance business is at an inflection point with disruptive technology and growing and differentiated capital sources driving widespread change across the industry. In addition to ongoing cyclical pressures, management teams should be aware of the increasing presence of “InsureTech” ventures, growing alternative capital, the advent of autonomous vehicles, […]

Insurtech and the Lemonade Story

Posted on Aug 8, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 8, 2017 –  Lemonade Insurance Company is a P&C insurance company that is transforming the very business model of insurance through technology – offering homeowners and renters insurance powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics. Come hear Ty Sagalow discuss the Insurtech phenomenon and the Story of Lemonade from initial idea to […]

US Tax Reform Update

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Caldwell NJ, March 15, 2017.  The election of Donald Trump combined with the Republican controlled Congress has significantly increased the chances that comprehensive federal tax reform will be passed. Joy Tegtmeyer, Partner PwC and Vincent Scarpati Tax Director PwC will address the following issues: Current developments in the reform process Comparison of various tax reform proposals […]

Data Sharing & Regulatory Hurdles

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Caldwell NJ, March 14, 2017.  Insurance companies are some of the biggest collectors of data and have been for many years.  Daniel Cotter will address some of the regulatory challenges that exist for insurers including the European Union framework and the revised NY Department of Financial Services cybersecurity regulations. The presentation will also address hurdles […]

GAAP Accounting Updates

Posted on Feb 18, 2017

Caldwell NJ, February 18, 2017 –   The SIFM Quarterly Conference will be held on March 22nd and will be hosted at the New York offices of PwC.   Kim Kushmerick, of AICPA, will provide an update on key accounting pronouncements that are expected to impact insurance companies including: FASB ASU 2015:09: Disclosures about short-duration contracts FASB […]

When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive

Posted on Nov 2, 2016

Caldwell NJ, November 2, 2016 –  The Fourth Quarter Meeting of Women of SIFM features Patricia Milligan, of the Mercer Multinational Client Group, discussing the links between women in the workforce and positive company performance.   CEOs, media, employers and women all recognize that advancing women in the workforce offers one the biggest opportunities to impact […]

Mergers & Acquisitions: Update and Strategy

Posted on Sep 7, 2016

Caldwell NJ, September 7, 2016 –   Anthony Latini, of Boenning & Scattergood, will provide an update on M&A activity and the strategies that underlie M&A transactions.  Using recent examples, Tony will explore recent transactions, their strategic motivations and the benefits and risks of the deals themselves.  The presentation will conclude with a summary for potential […]

Severe Convective Storm Risk

Posted on Aug 23, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 23, 2016 – David will introduce the phenomenology of atmospheric convection, hazards associated with severe convection, and the environments conducive for severe weather outbreaks.  He will describe the climatology of tornadoes, hail and derechos in the Continental United States. WeatherPredict Consulting is a US affiliate of RenaissanceRe, and Mr. Hamilton serves in a […]

US GAAP Accounting Standards – Impact on Insurance Industry

Posted on Aug 8, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 8, 2016.  Insurance companies are facing many new accounting standards that are expected to influence the insurance industry this year. These include final guidance on measurement of credit losses on financial instruments, employee share-based payment accounting, leases, classification and measurement of financial instruments, revenue recognition, and disclosures about short-duration contracts. Further, the […]

Changing Landscape of Risk. Featuring Robert Schimek as the Keynote Speaker.

Posted on Aug 2, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 2, 2016 – There are several challenging forces alive and well in the insurance industry today.  A low interest rate environment, heightened regulatory standards and expansion of alternative capital, alongside new and emerging risks, represent our current reality. Technology and innovation provide the opportunity to rise above these challenges by delivering a […]