Please join us as partners from Mayer Brown and Appleby discuss recent legal and regulatory trends related to the convergence of insurance and derivatives and summarize some of the relevant regulatory reform developments in Bermuda, Europe and the United States.

Panel 1 – The Convergence of Insurance and Derivatives

  • The expanded use of transformer structures
  • Distinguishing derivatives vs. insurance under Dodd-Frank
  • EU and US derivatives law and regulation

Brad Adderley, Partner, Appleby
Ed Parker, Partner, Mayer Brown
Ken Pierce, Partner, Mayer Brown

Panel 2 – Solvency Modernization—from Europe to Bermuda to the US: Corporate Regulatory


  • Group supervision and holding company regulatory reform
  • Reinsurance regulatory reform, including EU equivalence and US collateral reduction

Dave Alberts, Partner, Mayer Brown
Tim Faries, Partner, Appleby
Lawrence Hamilton, Partner, Mayer Brown
Colin Scagell, Partner, Mayer Brown

Panel 3 – Insurance Tax Developments

  • Cascading Federal Excise Tax litigation
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Reintroduction of a version of the Neal Bill in the Administration’s budget proposals

George Craven, Partner, Mayer Brown

Date & Time
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Program
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Reception

Canon's Court
22 Victoria Street
Hamilton HM EX

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