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 2021 Live Webinars

Live Webinar: Functus Officio: Exploring Exceptions to the Finality of Arbitral Awards

More coming soon!

OnDemand Webinars

The Education Committee has approved OnDemand webinars held within the same year of recertification to count towards renewal.  All 2019 and prior OnDemand webinars are available to view for free. Click on the links below to register and view!

2021 Webinars

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, 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


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 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.