Who should attend?

  • Senior professionals in Private Equity and Insurance
  • Insurance Brokerages Owners and Operators



Why should you attend?

By attending the education-based program attendees will avail themselves to a broad-based curriculum directly impacting the insurance industry. The panel discussions offered will be an excellent source of continuing education for those insurance professionals in attendance, particularly given the timeliness and relevance of the areas of focus.

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May 10, 2017
Luxe Hotel - Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
11461 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  


May 17, 2017
W Hotel - Union Square, New York
201 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003
8:00AM - 2:00 PM


Dave Jones

California Insurance Commissioner
Lunch Keynote Speaker


John Block, HGGC
Carol Newman, Confie


& other senior professionals in Private Equity
and Insurance


Robert Arsov, Guggenheim Securities
Paul Braithwaite, FTI Consulting
Matt Grossberg, Insurance Strategies

Brent Stone, ABRY Partners


& other senior professionals in Private Equity
and Insurance



BUYING AND SELLING INSURANCE BROKERAGES: A PRIMER

LA: John Block, JillAllison Opell, Michael Hatchett, Matthew Lasky
NY: Robert Arsov, Paul Braithwaite, JillAllison Opell, Christopher D'Angelo, Michael Hatchett

Our panel will explore items to be considered by brokerage owners when preparing their businesses for sale, along with issues purchasers should have in mind when acquiring these entities. Areas covered will include compliance and employment as well as regulatory and corporate matters.

INSURANCE-RELATED CYBERSECURITY: BE PREPARED

LA & NY: Michael Kasdin, Scott Lyon, Ron Lebow

Cybersecurity is amongst today’s hottest topics in the insurance industry. Our panel will dissect the new cybersecurity regulations recently issued by the New York Department of Financial Services; discuss the likelihood of other jurisdictions adopting New York’s cyber rules; highlight what insurance companies and professionals can do to protect against cyber risks; and address the dos and don’ts of buying cyber insurance.

EMERGING TRENDS IN INSURANCE: PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL

LA: Carol Newman, JillAllison Opell, Michael Kasdin, Celina Kirchner
NY: Matt Grossberg, Brent Stone, Sanford Michelman, Michael Kasdin

Insurance-related acquisitions backed by private equity and venture capital are all the rage, a trend that triggers a variety of regulatory considerations. Our panel will sift through these concerns from a legal, financial and corporate perspective.

GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS: BROKERS BEWARE

LA & NY: Sanford Michelman, Mark Robinson, Todd Stitt, Nicole Zayac

There are all too many practices by insurance brokers that can prompt government scrutiny. Our panel will cover a number of them, together with compliance procedures that can be set in place to avoid examination and how best to respond if investigated.

 

Sanford Michelman
Chairman & Co-Founder

Mark Robinson

Co-Founder

JillAllison Opell

Partner

Todd Stitt

Partner

 
 

Michael Kasdin

Partner

Christopher D'Angelo

Partner

Michael Hatchett

Partner

Scott Lyon
Partner

 
 

Nicole Zayac

Counsel

Ron Lebow

Counsel

Celina Kirchner

Associate

Matthew Lasky

Associate