RAPA News

16 Aug 16

RAPA Origins

We are pleased to share the “RAPA Origins” article which has been published in the July 2016 edition of the SOA Reinsurance Section Newsletter with a podcast to follow shortly.  In this edition we highlight the history, purpose, evolution, and outlook of our well-regarded association.  We plan to follow up on this article in the November 2016 newsletter which provides a bit more depth/breadth on our initiatives. RAPA Origins _July2016 Newsletter Also, you will find other interesting articles such as the “Results of the 2015 Life Reinsurance Survey” which provides a good view of the Reinsurance Landscape in both Canada…

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20 Jul 16

RAPA | 2016 Fall Conference – Save the Date/Register TODAY!

The Reinsurance Administration Professionals Association is looking forward to hosting the 19th annual RAPA Conference at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, from October 16th – 18th.    We have an exciting line up of topics and speakers including an all new “RAPA Chats” segment which will entail short, powerful presentations from subject-matter experts on some of our industry’s emerging issues. Important Notes Membership:  A reminder to everyone who has not yet renewed membership or for those who are not members and would like to become a member, please do so in advance of registration at http://reinsadmin.org/membership-information/.   Additionally, you will…

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20 Jul 16

RAPA | SOA Update

RAPA has teamed up to collaborate on a number of initiatives with the Reinsurance Section Council of the SOA in order to enhance learnings and opportunities for both its members.     A few initiatives we have collaborated on to date: SOA Reinsurance Newsletter:  The quarterly publications are very insightful and relevant to our industry as well as the work we do every day with key topics such as Post Level Term (PLT), conversions, market share and new business by reinsurer, etc .   RAPA has submitted an article for Q3/16 which we will circulate to you as soon as it’s available.  Please…

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15 Apr 16

2016 Spring Meeting Success – A word from the RAPA Chair

Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the 2016 RAPA Spring meeting!  We had some very good discussions and takeaways which we can build on over the short and long term.  To name a few: Education & Data Initiative joint venture brainstorming/next steps Webinars – software, training sessions, initiative roll outs RAPA representation/presentation at CRC annually SOA/CIA collaboration(s) – SOA conference, Reinsurance Section of the Newsletter, etc Membership drives e.g. LinkedIn ~450 RAPA followers vs ~100 RAPA members, targeted packages to companies not currently actively participating, etc. 2017 RAPA Conference – TBD (Orlando, Las Vegas, St. Pete’s, San Juan, etc)…

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11 Apr 16

Reinsurance Reporting Guidelines and Best Practices (4th Edition)

The Data Initiative team has produced the 4th edition of the Reinsurance Reporting Guidelines and Best Practices. Reinsurance Reporting Guidelines and Best Practices - Version 4 [31 March 2016] The new edition includes the following revisions: 4.0 31-Mar-2016 Added best practices for Joint Life Claims, Flat Extra, and Zero At Risk Amounts reporting Updated Conversion Guidelines Matrix

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21 Mar 16

RAPA Post Level Term Initiative Announcement

Over the last couple of years there has been increasing conversation around Post Level Term administration and how to appropriately handle these policies. Last year the Data Initiative hosted a roundtable on this topic and discussed many of the issues and challenges facing the industry. As a result of those discussions, RAPA would like to announce the formation of the Post Level Term Initiative.  Over the next couple of years, the Initiative will attempt to tackle the following goals: Host discussions around Post Level Term administration to gain industry insight and capture Best Practices. Explore, research and write a white…

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