Photo gallery and presentation: The 20th Annual Reinsurance Conference, Moscow, Russia

19 April 2016 —
The 20th Edition of the Annual Reinsurance Conference, which took place on April 6th and 7th, in Moscow (Russia) has been concluded. The event was co-organized by All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA) - Reinsurers' Committee and DELOVOY Format Group. XPRIMM Publications supported this event as Media Partner.

The 2016 Conference was supported by Russian and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies. Rosgosstrakh PJSC became the General Partner. TRUST Re; General Insurance Corporation of India - CIG Re, Eurasian Economic Union, National Insurance Guild and Standard & Poor's international credit rating agency supported the event as Partners.

The Conference brought together 264 participants from 19 countries. Among them were market representatives from the Western Europe, the Middle East, the Central and Southeast Asia. The primary audience included managers and top managers on insurance, reinsurance, brokers, adjusters, independent experts.

First day of plenary discussions focused on the most pressing issues the insurance and reinsurance communities now face, analysis of the situation on national and international reinsurance markets, prospects for the development of national capacity, governmental regulation and supervision, national reinsurance company establishment and results expected therefore in the industry. Considerable attention was paid to agricultural risks reinsurance, GRO owners' civil liability and the role of self-regulatory organizations in the development of the national insurance and reinsurance market.

Ella PLATONOVA, Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee, Vice President of the All-Russian Insurance Association, President of NP National Insurance Guild and Svetlana GUSAR, Vice President of the National Liability Insurers Union lead the discussions during the first day.

The issues were actively discussed by the participants: Igor ZHUK, Director of the Insurance Market Department of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Svetlana NIKITINA, Deputy Director of the Insurance Market Department of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Igor YURGENS, President of the All-Russian Insurance Association, Vera BALAKIREVA, Deputy Director of the Financial Policy Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, Marina PISHCHULINA, Head of the Insurance Market Department of the FAS Russia's control of the financial markets, Aigul ZHUMATAEVA, Deputy Head of Capital Markets Office, ECE Financial Policy Department, Korney BIZHDOV, President of the National Agrarian Insurers Union, Andrey YURYEV, President of the National Liability Insurers Union.

Topics sections and round tables of the Conference were devoted to the exchange of experience and to the discussion of practical issues such as reinsurance of catastrophic risks, sanctions reservations, renewal results, new products and electronic workflow of documentation in the sphere of reinsurance.

Traditionally, the Conference Program included business game devoted to actual issues of the portfolio transfer: "Withdrawal from the Market: Take French or a Good Note Leave?".

The Conference was held in a friendly atmosphere. Both Russian and foreign participants noted the open nature of the event, the willingness and ability of the parties to openly discuss problems and prospects of the reinsurance market development, to seek ways to resolve difficult situations.

Detailed information about the Conference and speech presentations from the Conference is available on the website: