Profile
Jonathan Rosen
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Arbitration, Mediation and Expert Witness Services
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Arbitrator, Mediator and Expert Witness

  • Address:
    1133 Broadway, Suite 600
    New York, NEW YORK 10010
  • Phone:
    (646) 330 5128
  • Cell:
    (917) 626 2645
  • Email:
Offering Services as Expert Witness in:
Casualty Underwriting, Directors and Officers Liability Underwriting, Excess of Loss Reinsurance Agreements, Facultative Certificates, Liability Underwriting, Professional Liability Underwriting, Pro Rata / Quota Share Reinsurance Agreements, Reinsurance Underwriting, Accident and Health Claims, Asbestos Claims, Aviation Claims, Directors Officers Liability Claims, Errors and Omissions Claims, Fidelity/Surety Claims, Insurance Claims, Liability Claims, Pollution Claims, Professional Liability Claims, Property Claims, Reinsurance Claims, Workers Compensation Claims, Audit / Records Inspection, Captives, Commutations, Coverage / Contract Interpretation, Financial Guarantees, Finite / Financial Reinsurance / Alternative Risk, Insolvencies, Offshore / London Markets, Regulatory / Compliance, Reinsurance Contract Wording
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    The Home Insurance Company In Liquidation
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Chief Operating Officer.
    Responsible for Claims, Reinsurance,Actuarial and Legal Departments.

  • Company:
    The Home Insurance Company and Risk Enterprise Management Limited
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Executive Vice President and Reinsurance Counsel.
    Responsible for Reinsurance Department – legal, claims, accounting, actuarial and IT.

  • Company:
    Peabody & Arnold
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Partner. Head of Reinsurance practice area.

  • Company:
    Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Partner. Insurance and Reinsurance practice areas concentrating on corporate and regulatory law and
    arbitration/litigation.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Degrees:
    Bachelor of Commerce (1977)
    Bachelor of Laws (1979)
    Higher Diploma in Taxlaw (1981)
  • Designations:
    Attorney admitted in New York State and Federal Courts; New Hampshire State and Federal Courts; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court; Supreme Court of South Africa.
  • Other Information:
    Served on NAIC industry advisory committees and working groups involved in the preparation of model legislation and regulation. Written and spoken extensively on insurance and reinsurance related subjects in various industry publications and at numerous conferences. Developed and maintains professional relationships with arbitrator community, regulatory authorities, prominent industry spokespersons and local and national trade associations. Appointed an Authorized Representative of the New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner for purposes of assisting the New Hampshire Insurance Department in and about certain property/casualty and life insurance company restructurings, rehabilitations and liquidations.
    OFFICER AND DIRECTOR DESIGNATIONS
    2015-Present -- SOBC Insurance Company Ltd.: Vice President
    2004-2012 -- Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies: Director, Chairman (2008-2010)
    2003-2008 -- The Home Insurance Company In Liquidation: Chief Operating Officer
    2003-Present -- Cityvest International Limited: President and Director
    2003-Present -- Cityvest Reinsurance Limited: President and Director
    1994-2003 -- The Home Insurance Company: Executive Vice President and Reinsurance Counsel
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 14 years.
    Executive Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Actuary): 5 years. COO
    Ceded Reinsurance Department: 9 years. Executive Vice President and Reinsurance Counsel
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 15 years.
    Partner: 6 years.
    Associate: 9 years.
Breakdown of Experience
  • Environmental/Pollution
    4%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    4%
  • Directors &, Officers
    4%
  • Contract Wording
    4%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    4%
  • Commutations
    4%
  • Commercial Property
    4%
  • Commercial Liability
    4%
  • Catastrophes (Casualty)
    4%
  • Insolvencies
    4%
  • Product Liability
    4%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    4%
  • Asbestos
    4%
  • Regulatory/Licensing
    4%
  • Toxic Tort
    4%
  • Energy
    3%
  • Finite
    3%
  • Accident & Health
    3%
  • Workers' Compensation
    3%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    3%
  • Construction Defects
    3%
  • Captives/Risk Retention Groups
    3%
  • Fidelity &, Surety
    2%
  • MGA/MGU
    2%
  • Life
    2%
  • Third Party Administrator
    2%
  • Healthcare
    2%
  • Financial Guarantee
    2%
  • Alternative/Self-Insurance/Risk Management
    2%
  • Political Risk
    1%
  • Aviation
    1%
  • Product/Consumer Warranties
    1%
  • Long Term Disability
    1%
  • Ocean Marine
    1%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    60%
  • U.K. Market:
    30%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    5%
  • European Market:
    4%
  • Global Market:
    1%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 35/65%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 75/25%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Director

Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Mediator: 1
    As Counsel: 6
ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Faculty: 1; September 2013

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; September 2009; December 2011

ARIAS Conference Faculty: 3; Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2017

Other Approved Training:

Fall 2010 Educational Seminar - FACULTY
Fall 2013 Educational Seminar - FACULTY

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 221

As an Umpire: 9

As Outside Counsel: 203

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
7
Appointed as an arbitrator.
69
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
71
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
1
Acted as an arbitrator through an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
8
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
65
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
5
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
1
Acted as an umpire through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
3
Acted as an umpire through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Lead Counsel Experience
Number of Arbitrations
146
Acted as Lead Counsel through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
57
Acted as Lead Counsel through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Biography

Prominent senior executive in the insurance and reinsurance industry, with recognized operational and legal acumen. Certified both as an arbitrator and an umpire by ARIAS•U.S. in recognition of industry expertise, with concomitant appointment in over two hundred insurance and reinsurance related disputes. Certified on CPR’s Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. Appointed an Authorized Representative of the New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner to provide expertise in property/casualty and life insurance company restructurings, rehabilitations and liquidations and designated as a Special Representative of the New Hampshire Insurance Department for various regulatory initiatives. Designated as an expert witness in federal and state court litigations on insurance and reinsurance related matters.