Tuesday, May 5, 2020
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM to 8:35 AM Welcome Remarks & Association Update


Joe Holahan
Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia
8:35 AM to 9:30 AM DC Domicile Regulatory Update
Key DC captive insurance regulators provide the latest updates of interest to those doing captive business in the Nation’s Capital.


Dana Sheppard
Associate Commissioner
DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

Sean O’Donnell
Director of Financial Examination
DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM Navigating a Changing Reinsurance Marketplace
The discussion will provide an overview of the global reinsurance market with a concentration on contracting capacity as a result of reinsurers' poor underwriting results due to increasing severity losses. The speaker will share his perspective on the trends in the reinsurance marketplace, how reinsurance underwriters are approaching business as well as ideas on how captives can position themselves for upcoming renewals.


Sean McDermott
Senior Vice President
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM Networking Break
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM Medical Stop-Loss Trends & Strategies
Funding medical stop loss in a captive continues to be prevalent for both mid-size and large employers. This session will explore why this trend is expected to continue and how employee engagement coupled with cost containment solutions like reference-based pricing and value-based care, in addition to other best practices are positively impacting health plan budgets and reducing medical stop loss claims assumed by the captive.


Michael Berman
Principal and Consulting Actuary
Merlinos & Associates, Inc.

Wendy Dine
Associate Director
Strategic Risk Solutions
11:45 AM to 2:00 PM Networking Luncheon
Luncheon Speaker to be Announced
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM Using an RRG to Expand Into New Markets


Bob Donohoe
President & CEO
Lone Star Alliance RRG
2:45 PM to 3:15 PM Networking Break
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM Captive Tax Update
If there is one constant in the captive world, it is that there are always new developments with regard to taxation issues. This session will provide latest tax information of interest to captive owners and advisors.

Kristen Hazel
McDermott Will & Emory, LLP

Tom Jones
McDermott Will & Emory LLP

Bruce Wright
Eversheds Sutherland LLP
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM Captivating Opportunities to Finance Risk in a Hardening Market
Is a hard insurance market finally on the horizon? A leading industry expert discusses the potential timing of the change in market cycle and implications for captive owners and their business partners.


Peter Kranz
Executive Managing Director
Beecher Carlson
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Closing Reception


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