Welcome at the International Center for Insurance Regulation
3rd Conference on Global Insurance Supervision
Fit for Global Thinking?

HoF 04 klIn collaboration with the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), The World Bank and the Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation (CSIR) of the School of Risk Management, St. John’s University (New York), the ICIR will organize the 3rd International Conference on Global Insurance Supervision (GIS) – Fit for Global Thinking?, which will be held at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany on September 9-10, 2014.

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2nd Meeting of Karel's Club Executive Insurance Forum
Insurance Distribution in a Changing World
 
 
Karels Club.jpgOn May 22 and 23, 2014, the ICIR in cooperation with the Goethe Business School hosted the 2nd meeting of Karel's Club Executive Insurance Forum.The focus was the influence of upcoming insurance regulations on the way in which insurance products are being distributed. Karel's Club offers the possibility to discuss new developments in insurance regulation and new trends in insurance in an informal setting. It will be held at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.which will be held at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany on May 22-23, 2014. 

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Seminar on Insurance and Regulation 
with Mr. Thomas C. Wilson
 
Picture1On Monday, January 20, 2014, the ICIR hosted the 6th Seminar on Insurance and Regulation: the invited speaker was Mr. Thomas C. Wilson, Chief Risk Officer at Allianz SE, who gave a talk on
  
 
"Managing under Solvency II - the Practical Implications from the Perspective of a CRO"
 
 
Seminar on Insurance and Regulation 
with Mr. Felix Hufeld
 
bild edva hufeld 2On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the ICIR hosted the 5th Seminar on Insurance and Regulation: the invited speaker was Mr. Felix Hufeld, Chief Executive Director for Insurance Supervision, BaFin, who gave a talk on
  
"Solvency II - good things come those who wait"
 
Frankfurter Vorträge zum Versicherungswesen
(Frankfurt Talks on Insurance)

On Monday, November 11, 2013, Mr. Gunter Lescher (PWC) gave a talk within the scope of the Frankfurter Vorträge zum Versicherungswesen (Frankfurt Talks on Insurance).

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2nd Conference on Global Insurance Supervision

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In collaboration with the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), the International Center for Insurance Regulation (ICIR) organized the 2nd International Conference on Global Insurance Supervision (GIS) – Trends and Developments, which was held at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany on September 5-6, 2013.

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ICIR co-organizes the Netspar International Pension Workshop 

 Netspar

The ICIR co-organized of the incoming Netspar International Pension Workshop which was held in Frankfurt on June 17, 18 and 19, 2013. Jun. Prof. Gal and Prof. Gründl actively participated in the workshop as moderator and invited speaker respectively. 

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Seminar on Insurance and Regulation with Ms. Daniela Weber-Rey, LL.M.
 
2-format5On April 24, 2013, the ICIR hosted the 4th Seminar on Insurance and Regulation. Guest Speaker was Ms. Daniela Weber-Rey, LL.M., partner at Clifford Chance, Frankfurt am Main office.Title of the speech:

"Corporate Governance, Key Functions and Interim Measures - a call for action"

 

The presentation slides can be found here.

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Seminar on Insurance and Regulation with Dr. Elke König

image012On October 29, 2012, the ICIR hosted the 3rd Seminar on Insurance and Regulation. The ICIR had the honor of welcoming Dr. Elke König as the guest speaker, who is the President of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). The topic of her talk was: "Critical Comments on Solvency II".

Before addressing the "critical comments", Dr. König emphasized that Solvency II as a principles-based regulatory regime, being founded on market-consistent valuation, is the right approach to be adapted. It is by far superior to the present Solvency I rules  book.

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News

Dialogue with the General Insurance Association of Korea
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Dr. Xu Siji from Beijing Foreign Studies University is visiting the ICIR for the period July - August 2014.
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Professor Karel Van Hulle was appointed as Honorary Professor
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Policy Letter by Prof. Gründl - Comment on a draft law for the protection of stable and fair life insurance benefits
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Prof. Gründl moderated the 27th Insurance Expert Discussion of the Association of the Promotion of Insurance Sciences
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