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Greenberg Traurig Attorney Fred E. Karlinsky Moderates Panel at St. John’s University Addressing Global Insurance Regulatory Issues

Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee, FL – Nov. 11, 2016 – Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., moderated a panel of senior insurance industry representatives during the St. John’s University School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science annual conference. 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 titled “Financial Regulation – What is an International Insurer to do,” featured the following speakers: John Finston, General Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for the California Department of Insurance; Julie McPeak, Commissioner fo the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance; Dave F. Snyder, Vice President of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI); and  Thomas Sullivan, Associate Director of the Federal Reserve Board. The event was held on Oct. 20 at the Manhattan Campus in New York.

Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group and a shareholder within the Government Law & Policy Group. He represents insurers, reinsurers, and a wide variety of other insurance-related entities on their regulatory, transactional, corporate and governmental affairs matters. As a recognized authority on insurance regulatory and compliance issues, Karlinsky has held leadership positions in many insurance trade organizations, has led many industry-driven legislative and regulatory initiatives, and is a sought after thought leader who has spoken and presented papers to insurance executives and governmental officials, both nationally and internationally.

Karlinsky received a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law, where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law.

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