Kasinow, Robert

Robert B. Kasinow, CFE, ARe, MCM


Insurance Specialist

 

Overview

Bob Kasinow is an Insurance Specialist in the New York office of Locke Lord LLP where he focuses on insurance regulatory risk affecting clients from key issues that regulators are discussing and implementing and linking them to potential insurer implications. He monitors insurance regulatory issues with State, Federal and International supervisors and fosters regulatory cooperation considering the global environment. Prior to joining the Firm, he was the U.S. insurance regulatory expert in the KPMG Center of Excellence (COE) where he provided thought leadership and information to insurance clients while building relationships around the changing regulatory agenda. His most recent insurance department regulatory experience was as Assistant Commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, Office of Solvency Regulation. He has measured experience in regulatory change and compliance transformation along with advising clients on corporate governance, InsurTech, uniform cybersecurity regulations, group capital, global reciprocity and other developing issues.

His additional experience includes:

  • Developing regulatory change and compliance initiatives
  • Coordinating group capital approaches; NAIC, Federal Reserve, Insurance Capital Standard
  • Advising on NAIC Corporate Governance Model Law in process of state adoption
  • Informing clients on alternative investment options and resulting in a favorable risk based capital charge considering the low interest rate environment
  • Review the risk management strategy in the context of key business objectives
  • Consulting on complex statutory accounting issues
  • Providing insurance expertise though internal and external training

Professional History

  • Director, Insurance Regulatory Risk, KPMG, LLP, Short Hills, NJ
  • Director, Alvarez & Marsal, New York
  • Director, Examination Resources, LLC, Sea Girt, NJ
  • New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, Trenton, NJ
    • Assistant Commissioner
    • Chief Insurance Examiner
    • Assistant Chief Examiner
    • Certified Financial Examiner
  • Insurance Examiner, New Hampshire Insurance Department, Concord, NH

Presentations and Training

  • KPMG Annual Insurance Industry Conference
  • KPMG Advisory University
  • KPMG Share Forums
  • Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
  • ASEAN Insurance Training Institute
  • Bank of International Settlements
  • Society of Financial Examiners – Career Development Seminar
  • IAIS Reinsurance Subcommittee
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Financial Summit
  • International Accounting and Systems Association IFRS Panel
  • NAIC Solvency Modernization Initiative Webinar Conference
  • Integrated Solutions Risk Management Insurance Conference
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Risk Management Conference – Model Audit Rule
  • IRES – Reinsurance Modernization

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)
  • Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)
  • Market Conduct Management (MCM)
  • Member, Society of Financial Examiners
  • Member, American Institute for Property Casualty Underwriters