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Program 2024

Renowned speakers, relevant topics and current trends await you (program subject to change).

The Financial Lines Forum 2024 focuses on Financial Lines, in particular D&O in the morning and on Cyber in the afternoon.

The conference language is German. Speakers’ presentation materials are in English.

MORNING
AFTERNOON
8:00-9:00 Reception and Registration
14:00-14:30 Cyber Keynote: Live Hack with Gunnar Porada
Gunnar Porada
Gunnar Porada, CEO, innoSec GmbH
9:00-9:15 Welcome Note

Markus Haefeli, Chair, Financial Lines Forum, Managing Partner Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG

Regula Elsener
, Moderator 

14:30-15:15 Cyber National Strategy, Re-insurer View and Claims Update
Dr. Manuel Suter
Dr. Manuel Suter, Stv. Direktor Bundesamt für Cybersicherheit (BACS), Schweiz
Dr. Jürgen Reinhart
Dr. Jürgen Reinhart, Chief Underwriter Cyber, Deputy Chief Underwriter, Munich Re
Michael Daum
Michael Daum, Global Head of Cyber Claims, Allianz Commercial
9:15-09:45 Keynote: Interview with Dr. Josef Ackermann
Dr. Josef Ackermann
Dr. Josef Ackermann, former Chairman of the Group Executive
Board of Deutsche Bank
15:15-15:45 Networking Break
09:45-10:30 Financial Lines Claims & Regulatory Update: Focus D&O
Dr. Christoph K. Graber
Dr. Christoph K. Graber, Partner, Prager Dreifuss
Dr. Oliver Sieg
Dr. Oliver Sieg, Partner, Noerr
Mag. Philipp Scheuba
Mag. Philipp Scheuba, Attorney-at-Law, Partner, BLS Rechtsanwälte
15:45-16:15 Cyber-Risk & Insurance: CISO-Perspective and Insurance Trends
Lorenz Inglin
Lorenz Inglin, Head Cyber Defense, Swisscom
Stephanie Loraff
Stephanie Loraff, Underwriting Manager Cyber for Germany/Austria/CSEE, Axa XL
10:30-11:00 Networking Break
16:15-16:45

 

Panel Discussion:  Cyber Risks and Insurance: Developments vs. Expectations
Christian Taube
Christian Taube, Head of Cyber Services – International, Beazley (Moderator)
Dr. Manuel Suter
Dr. Manuel Suter, Deputy Director of the Federal Office for Cybersecurity (BACS), Switzerland
Dr. Jürgen Reinhart
Dr. Jürgen Reinhart, Chief Underwriter Cyber, Deputy Chief Underwriter, Munich Re
Lorenz Inglin
Lorenz Inglin, Head Cyber Services Defense, Swisscom
Stephanie Loraff
Stephanie Loraff, Underwriting Manager Cyber for Germany/Austria/CSEE, Axa XL
11:00-11:30 The D&O Market: Client View
Kristin Sperling
Kristin Sperling, Head Global Finance & Tax, Schindler
Harald Schuster
Harald Schuster, Head of Corporate Insurance, Mercedes-Benz Group
16:45-17:00 Wrap-up

Markus Haefeli, Chair, Financial Lines Forum, Managing Partner Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG

Regula Elsener
, Moderatorin
11:30-12:00 D&O: Development and Trends –
the Insurer Perspective

Philippe Aerni
Philippe Aerni, Head of Specialties Switzerland, P&C Underwriting, Zurich
Dr. Carsten Keune
Dr. Carsten Keune, Head of Financial Lines, D/A/CH region, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
12:00-12:30 Panel Discussion: D&O – quo vadis: Insurers & their Customers

Peter Schroeder
, Conference-Management Financial Lines Forum, Managing Partner Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG (Moderator)

Kristin Sperling
Kristin Sperling, Head Global Finance & Tax, Schindler
Harald Schuster
Harald Schuster, Head of Corporate Insurance, Mercedes-Benz Group
Philippe Aerni
Philippe Aerni, Head of Specialties Switzerland, P&C Underwriting, Zurich
Dr. Carsten Keune
Dr. Carsten Keune, Head of Financial Lines, D/A/CH region, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty
12:30-14:00 Networking Lunch