Why would a small international buyer come to London?

The Old Library, Lloyd's
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
    • James Grindley ACII, CEO, CertAsig Insurance & Reinsurance Company
  • Reinsurance lecture

In this IIL reinsurance lecture James will discuss reasons why London attracts certain smaller cedants from overseas and possible ways London reinsurers can be more accessible to smaller, international buyers.

The lecture will highlight some well known attractions of reinsuring in London such as the prestige and association of partnering with the respected global specialist insurance market. How smaller companies leverage on their reinsurance relationships with strong reinsurers. The strengths and role of Lloyd's Brokers will also be described.

By the end of this lecture members would have gained an insight into:

  • Reinsurance priorities of small, international buyers
  • Buying mentality of smaller, international buyers
  • The importance of good reinsurance brokers

Speakers Bio:
After 11 years in the Lloyd's Market, James joined Aon Romania in 2007 based in Bucharest to focus on reinsurance in Central and Eastern Europe. He joined CertAsig Insurance Company, becoming CEO in 2010. James in a non-executive director of the Romanian Catastrophe Insurance Pool and the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce.

Chair:
Edmond Wodehouse, Partner, JLT Re.

Venue
  • The Old Library, Lloyd's
  • One Lime Street
  • London
  • EC3M 7HA
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Registration & Security

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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

3/4 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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