Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., moderated a panel entitled “Marketplace Realities of the Regulatory Crosswinds” at the annual conference hosted by St. John’s University School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science. The Oct. 14 event drew senior industry representatives to the Harvard Club in New York. Karlinsky serves on the Board of Advisors for the School’s Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation and regularly participates in the annual conference.

The panel featured the following industry executives: Peter Beshar, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Marsh & McLennan Companies; Robert Giammarco, Managing Director and Head of Americas Insurance Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Stefan Holzberger, Chief Rating Officer  at A.M. Best; Thomas Leonardi, Senior Advisor-Investment Banking of Evercore Partners Inc., and former Commissioner of the Connecticut Insurance Department; and Sandra Rich, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Nationwide.