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Regulation Seminar 2017
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Regulation Seminar 2017

The Association of Mutual Insurers and the Insurance Cooperatives in Europe (AMICE) and International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) are delighted to open the registration process for their first joint one-day international conference focusing on global and regional regulatory trends, challenges and opportunities.

Places are limited, and members are advised to register now to secure their free place.

Keynote speakers include Dr Mamiko Yokoi-Arai from the OECD and Nathalie Berger from the European Commission as well as many other regional and international opinion leaders.

AMICE and ICMIF are able to offer this opportunity free of charge for members thanks to the generous support from our host organisation, P&V Group.

Delegates are also invited to attend an optional complimentary supper on 4 April. On the day of the event (5 April) lunch, coffee breaks and early evening drinks will also be provided.


Tuesday 4 April 2017

  • Optional supper hosted by AMICE and ICMIF
    Venue to be confirmed.

Wednesday 5 April 2017

  • 08:30 – 09:00: Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:15: Introduction
    Grzegorz Buczkowski, President of AMICE
    Hilde Vernaillen, Chair of ICMIF
  • 09:15 – 11:00:
    Discussion panel:
    The global view: making regulation work for our sector

    Chair: Alastair Evans, Head of Government Policy & Affairs, Lloyds, (UK)

    Key note speakers:
    OECD: Dr Mamiko Yokoi-Arai, Principal Administrator,
    Financial Affairs Division
    European Commission: Nathalie Berger, ‎Head of Unit,
    Insurance and Pensions

    AMICE/ICMIF members discussion
    Stéphane Cossé, Director of Public Affairs, Covéa, France
    Brad Hewitt, CEO, Thrivent Financial, USA
    Tom Gitogo, Group CEO, CIC Insurance Group, Kenya
    Matthieu Filippo, Senior Manager Prudential Supervision, Achmea, Netherlands
  • 11:00 – 11:30: Break
  • 11:30 – 13:00:
    Discussion panel:
    Turning regulation into good practice

    Our sector’s response to regulation on market conduct and distribution: initiatives and practices that enhance consumer protection and the member-policyholder experience
    Chair: Hilde Vernaillen, Chair of ICMIF

    Catherine Hock, Vice-President, ICMIF
    Nathalie Quintart, EU Supervisor, France
    Bill Marcoux, Chair of the Insurance Development Forum Insurance Regulation and Resilience Policy Working Group and DLA Piper, New York
    Michaela Koller, Director General, Insurance Europe, Belgium

    AMICE/ICMIF members discussion
    Maria Westerberg, Head of Regulations & Administration, Folksam, Sweden
    Terhi Valtonen, Head of Public Affairs at Non-Life Insurance, OP, Finland
  • 13:00 – 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:30:
    Discussion panel:
    The role of mutuals in building a stronger society for the future

    Demonstrating leadership: closing the protection gap, investments in resilience, healthcare, data protection, the post-2015 agenda
    Chair: Grzegorz Buczkowski, President of AMICE

    Sophie Evans, Programme Director, Capital, Science & Policy Practice,
    Willis Towers Watson, UK
    Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative, UK
    Nicolas Bernier Abad, Policy Officer, European Commission, Belgium
    Thierry Weishaupt, Development and Operations Manager, MGEN, France

  • 15:30 – 16:00: Break
  • 16:00 – 17:00:
    Call to action: From awareness to action
    Chair: Sarah Goddard, Secretary General, AMICE

    Hilde Vernaillen, Chair of ICMIF
    Grzegorz Buczkowski, President of AMICE
    Christophe Ollivier, Vice-President of AMICE

    Shaun Tarbuck, CEO of ICMIF
    Presentation of the ICMIF/AMICE International Advocacy Hub (IAH) initiative, How the new IAH will engage members and enable action at company, national and global levels. Including comments and questions from the floor

  • 17:00 – 17:10: Concluding remarks

    Hilde Vernaillen, Chair of ICMIF
    Grzegorz Buczkowski, President of AMICE
  • 17:10 – 18:30: Cocktails

For more information about this event please contact the ICMIF events team.

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The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation
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