AM Best’s Canada Insurance Market Briefing returned in a virtual format on Wednesday, September 15, and Thursday, September 16. This annual event featured AM Best senior executives and industry leaders presenting their insights and opinions on the state of the Canadian insurance market.
Emerging from the Shadow of COVID-19
September 15 • 2:00 p.m. EDT
AM Best analysts reviewed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian insurance market and economy, recent trends in the market as the country re-opens, and the Canadian outlook for the balance of 2021.
Michael Adams, Associate Director
Brian Lynch, Financial Analyst
Gordon McLean, Senior Financial Analyst
Anthony McSwieney, Senior Financial Analyst
Ann Modica, Associate Director
AM Best’s Criteria Updates & Initiatives
September 15 • 3:00 p.m. EDT
Senior AM Best ratings staff presented recent criteria updates and initiatives. Topics include AM Best’s evaluation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics within the ratings process, recently published ESG research studies, Best’s Performance Assessment for Delegated Underwriting Authority Enterprises (Best's PA for DUAEs), and other recent publications.
Jessica Bothelo-Young, Associate Director
Sridhar Manyem, Director
Greg Williams, Senior Director
Canada 2021 Hot Topics Panel Discussion
September 16 • 2:00 p.m. EDT
AM Best analysts and market experts explored current hot topics impacting the Canadian market.
Sridhar Manyem, Director, Industry Research, AM Best
Raymond Thomson, Director, AM Best
Jason Marley, Senior Vice President, Ernst & Young
Matt Wolfe, President, AON Reinsurance Solutons Canada
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
AM Best's Canadian Outlook: Emerging from the Shadow of COVID-192:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m EDT
AM Best’s Criteria Updates & Initiatives3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m EDT
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Canada 2021 Hot Topics Panel Discussion2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m EDT
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