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Reinsurance Principles and Practices

Reinsurance Principles and Practices
ARe 144
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Understand how reinsurance concepts directly apply to our industry.


  • Introduction to reinsurance
  • Types of reinsurance and reinsurance program design
  • The reinsurance placement process
  • Common reinsurance treaty clauses
  • Quota share treaties
  • Surplus share treaties
  • Property per risk excess of loss treaties
  • Casualty excess of loss treaties
  • Catastrophe reinsurance
  • Aggregate excess of loss treaties
  • Reinsurance audits
  • Reinsurance regulation
  • Reinsurance aspects of the NAIC annual statement
  • Loss reserving methods

Course Level


Suggested Self-Study Time

7-9 weeks



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Bottom-Line Benefits

Demonstrate your commitment to your career.

Solidify your dedication to your career with a clear understanding of reinsurance types and common reinsurance treaty clauses.

Enhance customer satisfaction and retention.

Exceed your customers’ expectations by learning how to effectively use the various types of reinsurance treaties.

Confidently understand the bigger picture.

Make better business decisions by further developing your financial risk management skills.


“The ARe designation provides a solid foundation for those entering or interested in the reinsurance field..."

David Stewart, CPCU, AAI, ARe, RPLU

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