Webinars

The ARIAS•U.S. online webinar program offers arbitrators, attorneys, and other experts within the reinsurance field, an opportunity to sharpen their knowledge and skills. These online educational opportunities are offered live and On-Demand, and a great option to conveniently access a wealth of information in a short amount of time. Online webinars also provide an option for ARIAS•U.S. Certified Arbitrators to meet requirements towards recertification or prospective arbitrators to earn towards certification.

The link to the Webinar login is circulated the day before each Webinar.

If you are an employee of a Corporate Member (Consulting Firm, Law Firm, Insurance or Reinsurance Company) or if you are a Certified Arbitrator, please use the appropriate discount code when registering to receive your Enhanced Membership Program benefits. If you need the discount code, please contact info@arias-us.org.

Upcoming Webinars

April 5, 2024Advice for Arbitrators from Arbitrators

The ARIAS Education Committee has assembled a panel of highly experienced ARIAS·U.S. Certified Arbitrators to share with their arbitrator colleagues some of what they have learned over the years.  Among the topics planned for discussion are (1) active versus passive case and hearing management; (2) “patient and courteous” treatment of hearing participants under Canon VII; (3) the meaning of “honorable engagement;” (4) bulletproof decision drafting; (5) “custom and practice” versus the hierarchy of evidence; and, (6) attorney-client privilege.

Please join us and if you are affiliated with a Corporate Member (Consulting Firm, Law Firm, Insurance or Reinsurance Company) or are a Certified Arbitrator, please use the appropriate discount code when registering. This webinar will NOT be recorded for on-demand viewing.

Speakers: Susan Claflin, Charles Ehrlich, Roger Moak, Aaron Stern

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern

REGISTER HERE

Third Quarter 2024 – Lost Contracts

Fourth Quarter 2024 — Life-Related Issues


OnDemand Webinars

The Education Committee has approved OnDemand webinars held within the same two-year period for recertification to count towards renewal.  Corporate members and Certified Arbitrators, please use your discount code when registering to receive your benefits during 2024.  All 2021 and prior OnDemand webinars are available to view for free. Click on the links below to register and view!

2024 Webinars

February 27, 2024 – ARIAS Legal Update 2024: A Discussion of Significant Insurance and Reinsurance Cases from 2022 and 2023 (Materials are Linked here)  On Demand will be linked soon.

2023 Webinars

December 6, 2023AI – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 

This link will take to you a registration page where you will pay the $180 fee to view the recording (Certified Arbitrators and up to 10 employees of Corporate Members receive a discount using the appropriate discount code). There is no CLE credit for this, only arbitrator certification credit. Credit is only good for webinars held within the same year of your recertification unless otherwise confirmed by the Executive Director.

July 11, 2023What’s Going on With Bad Faith?

This link will take to you a registration page where you will pay the $180 fee to view the recording. There is no CLE credit for this, only arbitrator certification credit. Credit is only good for webinars held within the same year of your recertification unless otherwise confirmed by the Executive Director.

2021 Webinars

June 16, 2021 –  Functus Officio: Exploring Exceptions to the Finality of Arbitral Awards 

March 16, 2021The Powers of Arbitrators in the Virtual Age and Beyond

2020 Webinars

June 17, 2020An Update on Emerging Risks: Reviver Statutes/Abuse Claims, Opioids and E-cigarettes

April 15, 2020 – Representations and Warranties Insurance: What Dealmakers and Arbitrators Need to Know

February 26, 2020 – The Year in Review: A Discussion of Significant 2019 Cases Arbitrators Need to Know

January 22, 2020 – Active and Runoff Life & Health Reinsurance Issues


Webinar Information & Details

Continuing Education

ARIAS•U.S. Certification

Each of the webinars will award 1/3 of a credit toward initial certification or renewal. Therefore, attendees must take three webinars within two years of their renewal deadline to receive the equivalent of one seminar’s credit. For certification candidates, attendance at three live webinars within two years of the application date will provide one credit towards the educational credit for certification.  The Education Committee has approved OnDemand webinars held within the same two year period of recertification to count towards renewal.

Continuing Legal Education

ARIAS•U.S. awards CLE credits on a case by case basis. Information about CLE credits can be found in the description section upon registering for a webinar. For approved webinars, participants will receive a certificate documenting 1.5 contact hours for NY CLE credits within three weeks of the webinar. OnDemand webinars are not eligible for CLE credit.

Participating in a Webinar

To participate in a webinar, you need a computer with internet connection to view the screen and computer speakers to listen to the audio portion of the program. You also have the option to listen to the audio by calling the number provided in the webinar link provided upon registering.

Group Viewing and Continuing Education Credits

If you have a group of individuals viewing the webinar from one site and want to earn continuing legal education credits, please contact info@arias-us.org at least 48 hours in advance of the webinar to obtain a sign-in sheet for all participants viewing the webinar. In order to receive credit, completed sign-in sheets must be returned to ARIAS•U.S. within one week of viewing the live webinar. Please note that all attendees must be registered to receive credit.