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World Recognition of Distinguished General Counsel: Hermann Geiger
Group General Counsel of Swiss Reinsurance

Thursday, December 11, 2014
8:30 – 10:45 A.M. (8:00 Registration)

Swiss Re, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP
There is no fee to attend and continental breakfast will be served.

Agenda

General Counsel are more important than ever in history. Boards of Directors look increasingly to them to enhance financial and business strategy, compliance, and integrity of corporate operations. In recognition of our distinguished Guest of Honor’s personal accomplishments in his career and his leadership in the profession, we are honoring Hermann Geiger, Group General Counsel of Swiss Reinsurance with the leading global honor for General Counsel. Swiss Reinsurance has been a leading global wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance, and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer for 150 years. His address will focus on key issues facing the General Counsel of an international insurance corporation. The panelists’ additional topics include systemic cyber risk; governance; M&A; insurance regulations; and litigation. The transcript of this event will be made available worldwide in electronic copy.

Distinguished Speakers

  • Guest of Honor:
    • Hermann Geiger, Group General Counsel & Member of the Group Management Board, Swiss Reinsurance
  • Distinguished Panelists:
    • Stephen Tester, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
    • Mark Bergman, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
    • Barry Ostrager, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
    • Gregory Astrachan, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    • Jack Friedman (Moderator), Chairman, Directors Roundtable