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Alternative Risk Transfer – Introduction

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1 day
Next available date: Contact for info - London
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Alternative Risk Transfer – Introduction

Alternative Risk Transfer – Introduction

This workshop is aimed at anyone with an interest in the use of alternative methods of risk transfer and will provide participants with a clear and comprehensive outline of the development of ART and the products now available. It will also examine possible future developments in this dynamically changing area.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Know the main forms of nontraditional risk transfer products
  • Recognise how these may be incorporated in a risk transfer programme
  • Be aware of some of the current regulations

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is suitable for anyone with an interest in the use of alternative methods of risk transfer. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The course is worth 6 CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) CPD hours.

Training Course Content

This course covers the following topics: 

  • From insurance to ART
    • What is risk?
    • Insurance – other risk
    • Handling risk
    • Convergence of markets
  • The issues
    • Is it risk transfer?
    • IAS, GAAP implications
    • Tax issues
    • Solvency issues
    • Legal acceptability
  • Non-traditional insurance
    • Finite risk
    • Adverse development cover
    • Loss portfolios (LPTs)
    • Credit enhancement
    • Balance sheet stop loss
    • Weather derivatives
    • Multi-year, multi-line covers
  • Non-traditional reinsurance
    • Catastrophe bonds
    • Contingency security
    • Swaps


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In-House Training

Searchlight can also deliver this course as an in-house workshop, delivered at your location of choice and adapted to suit any specific needs you may have. Please note that, while the open programmes have an insurance broking focus, thein-house courses can be tailored for any organisation.

Provider: Searchlight

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