4th Conference on Global Insurance Supervision Programme




​​​Tuesday, 08 September 2015     ​

Moderation: Carlos Montalvo (EIOPA)
0​9:00 - 09​:30​​​​Registration​
Welcome Address 
Helmut Gründl, Managing Director, International Center for Insurance Regulation (ICIR), Goethe University Frankfurt

​09:45 – 10:45​​

Insurance Supervision in a Global Macroeconomic Context: The Academic Perspective ​

Academic Presentations

Volker Wieland, Endowed Chair for Monetary Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt and Member of the German Council of Economic Experts

W. Jean Kwon, E.A.G. Manton Chair Professor and Director, the Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation (CSIR) of the School of Risk Management, St. John's University, New York

​10:45 – 11:15

​11:15 –12:15

Financial Stability – Recovery and Resolution: The Industry View 

Presentations and Open Discussion

Christian Thimann, Member of the Executive Committee, AXA Group​​​

John H Fitzpatrick, Risk and Capital Committee Chair and Audit Committee Member American International Group, Inc




Financial Stability – Recovery and Resolution: The Regulator’s View 
Panel Discussion
Moderation: Gabriel Bernardino, Chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board 
Thomas Sullivan, Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board
Patrick Montagner, Chair of the FSB Cross-border Crisis Management Group for insurers


​​Break-Out Sessions: From Regulation towards Supervision – How Will It Work in Practice?

Participants will be split into four groups, comprising supervisors and insurance executives and discuss the following topics:


  • Group supervision/exchange of information & functioning of colleges


Romain Paserot, Director of International Affairs, ACPR


  • ​​​​How could a modern international ORSA look like? 

(Enterprise Risk Management Report, latest trends and developments)

Jim Wrynn, Managing Director, Vice-Chairman Strategic Advisory (US), Guy Carpenter &      ​ Company, LLC


  • ​Effectively implementing risk-based supervision – Practical examples: 


​Serap Gonulal, Lead Insurance Specialist, Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Finance & Markets Global ​​Practice, the World Bank Group 


  • ​​Governance in insurance groups – Still a lot to do? 


​​Daniela Weber-Rey, Chief Governance Officer, Deutsche Bank ​


​16:45-18:15 ​Outcome of Break-Out Sessions ​ 
Joint session: Each group presents its discussion results. Further discussion is welcome​
​Dinner Speech by Gabriel Bernardino, Chairperson, EIOPA​​​​

​ ​​Wednesday, 09 September 2015​​

​Moderation: Karel Van Hulle (ICIR)

Valuation: 'True and Fair View' under Pressure?

Academic Presentation

Helmut Gründl, Managing Director, International Center for Insurance Regulation (ICIR),Goethe University, Frankfurt​​


Key issues an​​d challenges for a global capital standard  

Keynote speech   ​​

Masamichi Kono, Vice Minister for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency, Japan (JFSA​​​)


​​​​​International Capital Standards – Are we there yet?

Panel Discussion

Moderation: Alison Harwood, Global Practice Manager, Finance & Markets, World Bank

Pauline de Chatillon, ​​Executive Director, Ernst & Young et associés

Nina Arquint, Head Group Qualitative Risk Management, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd​

Christina Urias, Managing Director, International Insurance Regulatory Affairs, NAIC​

Zhao Yulong, Deputy Head, Finance & Accounting/ Solvency Regulation Department, China Insurance Regulatory Commission



​Consumer Protection: Risk-based & Proactive Approach for Conduct Risks in Insurance – Where are we heading to? 

Panel Discussion

Moderation: Michael Consedine, SVP and Executive Director of Government Affairs for Transamerica

Manuela Zweimueller, Head of Regulations, EIOPA

Tetsuya Taniguchi, General Manager, Government Relations Department, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Mick McAteer, Director, The Financial Inclusion Center

​Ole-Jørgen KarlsenHead of Section, Licensing and Crisis Management of the Banking and Insurance Department, Finanstilsynet