What Are Pinnacle APEX Webinars?

Pinnacle's APEX Webinar is a free, monthly webinar series discussing some of the most timely, interesting and important issues facing the property and casualty industry. Our APEX Webinars are hosted by Pinnacle thought leaders and cover a variety of subjects, key sectors and lines of business. Topics in recent years have included inflation, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber security, medical professional liability, predictive analytics, Florida homeowners insurance updates and so much more. 

The dives are deep, and provide attendees with critical details from every corner of the property and casualty industry. Now in our second decade, Pinnacle APEX Webinars remain a go-to source of high-quality information and discussion. Generally held on the third Thursday of every month, APEX Webinars as so well regarded they often qualify for the actuarial profession's continuous education requirement. 

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Upcoming Webinars

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Pinnacle presenters will introduce issues and terminology surrounding industry debate on race in insurance and provide an update on the current state of discussions and debate. In addition, they will explore and offer observations on quantitative methods put forth for measuring or mitigating potential discriminatory effects in insurance models.

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ASOPs: Proposed Changes in 2022
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This webinar will examine the latest Actuarial Standards of Practice (ASOPs) that have proposed revisions, including a discussion of why revisions have been proposed and the feedback received thus far. Among the ASOPs to be discussed are No. 41: Actuarial Communications, No. 36: Statements of Actuarial Opinion Regarding L&LAE Reserves, No. 29: Expense Provisions for Future Cost Estimates for Prospective P/C Risk Transfer and Risk Retention, and No. 20: Discounting of P/C Claim Estimates. Rob Walling and Megan Baker will examine the proposed changes of these ASOPs.

State of the Florida Homeowners Market
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The Florida homeowners insurance market is one of the most dynamic in the U.S. In this Pinnacle APEX Webinar, Derek Freihaut, Art Randolph and Chris Schubert will discuss the impact of recent events on ratemaking and reserving and uncover what may lie ahead for Florida insurance providers and consumers in light of recent insurance company insolvencies. Derek, Art and Chris will also include a forum to answer and discuss attendees’ questions on issues and topics facing this important market.

Join Erich Brandt, Greg Fears and Steve Jagodzinski as they review the 2021 updates to the Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study. They will take an in-depth look at industry-level RRG financial statement data complete with trends and comparisons to the admitted market.

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