EAPD Partner Helen Clark is attending the AIDA Europe Conference in Zurich today, where the focus of discussions is on Insurance & Reinsurance in Europe: the Future Challenges. The Conference was opened by Key Note Speakers Benjamin Gentsch, CEO, SCOR Switzerland and Patrick Thiele, President and Chief Executive, Partner Re, Bermuda who offered thoughtful and optimistic insights into the industry’s response to the challenges of the financial crisis and the future of the insurance and reinsurance markets from a European, US and Bermuda perspective. The very full following programme will include further discussions on the impact of the financial crisis and discussions on domicile and the Reinsurance Directive, Solvency II, partial renewal of the Block Exemption Regulation and environmental risks.