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.

Upcoming 2020 Live Webinars

2020 Webinars

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

May 6, 2020 – The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Discussion of Emerging Coverage Issues


OnDemand Webinars

The Education Committee has approved OnDemand webinars held within the same year of recertification to count towards renewal.  All 2018 and prior OnDemand webinars are available to view for free. Click on the links below to register and view!

2020 Webinars

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

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

2019 Webinars

September 18, 2019Price Optimization and Unfair Rate Discrimination
Emerging Regulatory and Litigation Issues in the Era of “Big Data”

April 4, 2019 The Opioid Epidemic: A Discussion of Current Litigation and Insurance Coverage Issues

February 20, 2019 The Year in Review: A Discussion of Significant Cases Arbitrators Need to Know

2018 Webinars

January 25, 2018 What are the “CAT” Bonds and How do they Differ from Insurance and Reinsurance?

February 21, 2018 The Year in Review – A Discussion of Significant 2017 Cases Arbitrators Need to Know

September 26, 2018 Putting the Brakes on Arbitration Cost: The Arbitrators’ Perspective

October 18, 2018 – Til Death Do Us Part: Issues Troubling the Long-Term Partnerships Between Life Insurers and Their Reinsurers


2017 Webinars

February  8, 2017   The Increasing Relevance of Runoff

April 18, 2017           Avoiding the Trip-Wire:  Current Issues in the Attorney-Client Privilege

June 8, 2017             Information Security and Social Media

September 26, 2017           After the Final Award: When is it permissible and appropriate for  panels to retain jurisdiction?

October 26, 2017                 Direct Insurance Arbitrations: What ARIAS Arbitrators Need to  Know

2016 Webinars

February 2, 2016       Accumulation and Aggregation of Claims/ Clash Covers

April 19, 2016             Sureties & Financial Guarantees- An Overview

September 27, 2016  Coverage for ‘Cyber’ Risks – The Emerging Body of Case Law

December 6, 2016     Staying Above Water in the Aftermath of the Viking Pump Case

2015 Webinars

February 24, 2015        Legal Issues in Programs

April 22, 2015                 Asbestos – A Perspective from the Direct Side: Current Trends and Future Predictions

September 30, 2015    Traditional Life Insurance: Claim and Arbitration Issues

December 3, 2015         Directors & Officers Insurance 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 the 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 Education Committee has approved OnDemand webinars held within the same year 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 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.