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
January 22, 2020 – Active and Runoff Life & Health Reinsurance Issues
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!
February 20, 2019 – The Year in Review: A Discussion of Significant Cases Arbitrators Need to Know
September 26, 2018 – Putting the Brakes on Arbitration Cost: The Arbitrators’ Perspective
February 8, 2017 The Increasing Relevance of Runoff
June 8, 2017 Information Security and Social Media
October 26, 2017 Direct Insurance Arbitrations: What ARIAS Arbitrators Need to Know
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
February 24, 2015 Legal Issues in Programs
September 30, 2015 Traditional Life Insurance: Claim and Arbitration Issues
December 3, 2015 Directors & Officers Insurance Issues
Webinar Information & Details
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.