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2015 CAS Spring Meeting Webcast

Portions of the 2015 CAS Spring Meeting were webcast live on

Monday, May 18, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. EDT

The Webcast is now available on-Demand!

Please note that the featured speaker's presentation is not offered as part of the on-demand recording.

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About the Webcast


The schedule of events includes:
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT Celebration of New Members
  • Recognition of New Associates and CERAs
  • Ceremony for New Fellows
  • Address to New Members
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EDT Break
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. EDT Business Session and General Session I

Business Session

  • Recognition of Special Guests
  • Overview of the Spring Meeting

General Session: Competition and Consolidation of the Reinsurance Market

The webcast audience is encouraged to participate online throughout the session with the live polling and questions.

Competition in the reinsurance industry is as intense as it has ever been, and opportunities for growth are limited by vast quantities of surplus capacity in many lines of business, as well as an influx of alternative capital from third parties. With a lack of major losses affecting the market during the past two years, companies in both the insurance and reinsurance markets are not capital stressed and reinsurers continue to compete using traditional and non-traditional products and services.

Concurrently, the M&A market is active as the insurers and reinsurers acquire new lines of business or consolidate.

This panel will discuss the current reinsurance market environment and how alternative forms of risk transfer are used in the marketplace as well as how M&A activity influences market pricing and activity.

    Sean McDermott, Director, Towers Watson
    David Flandro, JLT Re
    Michael Pedraja, Aon Benfield Securities
    Bradley Kading, President and Executive Director, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
    Tim Tetlow, President and Chief Operating Officer, ILS Capital Management Ltd.

Full Session Description

For your convenience, any PowerPoint presentations that will be displayed for the audience at the Meeting will be available for download here on Monday morning prior to the webcast.


If you experience technical difficulties, please use the online help or call the CAS Office at 703-276-3100 and we will assist you to the best of our ability.

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