RAPA News

13 Jun 17

Data Management Initiative – New Guidelines

The Data Management Initiative team has published three new notification guidelines. Trending over the last decade reflects an increase in ‘changes to’ and ‘changes of’ business partners to existing reinsurance and retrocession agreements. The types of changes are somewhat varied but do include an element of similarity in that the type of change, revision to company specific information, and updated banking or check disbursement information is needed by the reinsurer or retrocessionaire. The same information is also needed by the cedent when changes occur to the reinsurer or retrocessionaire. Please refer to the Acquistition_Name Change_Disbursement Notification best practices guideline document for…

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03 Apr 17

RAPA Spring Meeting 2017 Summary

We had a great turnout and very active participation at this year’s RAPA spring meeting with lots of new and exciting ideas to move our association forward into the future. Status updates were provided from our Data, Education, Risk, and PLT initiatives with a lot of motivation to kick off an new Innovation initiative.  The roundtables which followed were extremely beneficial capturing some unique opportunities for us to implement.  Our Planning initiative provided updates on the agenda for this year’s conference with some insights from the members as we plan for 2018.  In addition, our Membership initiative provide updates on…

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07 Mar 17

Reminder: Spring Meeting 2017

Spring Meeting:  A reminder that the annual spring meeting will be held on Tuesday March 28, 2017 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at LOGiQ3 offices, located at 60 Adelaide Street East, Suite 1300 Toronto, Ontario (https://goo.gl/maps/5kAQ2Z2usFr). Lunch will be provided, followed by updates from the RAPA Board of Governors and Initiative Leads. Please RSVP to Kelly.Priest@logiq3.com if you are planning on attending. Membership Renewal:  If you haven’t done so and/or if you know anyone who would be interested in becoming a new member or RAPA, please enroll/renew your membership for 2017 on-line http://reinsadmin.org/membership-information/.  We continue to strive to keep the fees…

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08 Feb 17

New Membership and Renewals 2017

Please be advised that the RAPA website is open for new membership enrollment and renewals for 2017.  The fee will remain at $75.00 US for both Voting and Non-Voting members. Every company is required to have at least one Voting member and the rest of the members will be Non-Voting members. The Voting members will remain as previously recorded unless otherwise communicated by your company.  Please reach out to Susan_Whitehead@SwissRe.com if you have any questions regarding your RAPA membership enrollment. Regards,   Susan Whitehead, Membership Chair

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07 Feb 17

RAPA Spring Meeting 2017

RAPA is pleased to be hosting the annual spring meeting on Tuesday March 28, 2017 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at LOGiQ3 offices, located at 60 Adelaide Street East, Suite 1300 Toronto, Ontario (https://goo.gl/maps/5kAQ2Z2usFr).    Lunch will be provided, followed by updates from the RAPA Board of Governors and Initiative Leads. Please RSVP to Kelly.Priest@logiq3.com if you are planning on attending. We hope to see you in Toronto in a couple of months. Best Regards, Greg LaRochelle Chair Reinsurance Administration Professionals Association RAPA |Spring Meeting Agenda 12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00pm – 3:00pm Welcome and Introductions Communications / Website Financial Report Planning…

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30 Jan 17

RAPA & SOA: Knowledge + Data is Power

RAPA has a published a new article in the quarterly SOA Reinsurance Section Newsletter, “Knowledge + Data is Power” (attached).    This quarter’s edition also includes an overview of the upcoming Canadian Reinsurance Conference on March 29th, Insurance REvolution.  RAPA will be hosting a breakout session, “Reinsurance Administration - The Guardians of the “Data” Galaxy“ and which we hope you will be able to attend. Further details on the RAPA Spring meeting to be held in the afternoon on March 28th will follow shortly.  Best Regards, Greg LaRochelle, Chair Reinsurance Administration Professionals Association SOA Reinsurance Section Newsletter (Q4): https://www.soa.org/news-and-publications/newsletters/reinsurance/reinsurance-detail.aspx

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