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Exploring Reinsurance Products and Transactions
The Burnham System
ARe 321
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The Burnham System is written and promptly revised by

Ray Burnham, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AIC, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, ALCM, AAI, AAI-M, APA, ARP, AIAF, AMIM, AAM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, REBC, RHU, ASF, LIA, CASL, and ChFC;

Jean O’Reilly, PhD, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, AIC, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M. ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, and AIAF; and

Lisa Tobey, JD, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AIAF, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, ACS, RWCS, RHU, REBC, CASL, AIC, EA, and ChFC.

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ARe 321
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Exploring Reinsurance Products and Transactions Study Guide

The Burnham System is the gold standard for ARe 321 study guide materials. Using our guide you will learn everything needed to pass the ARe 321 Exam in the shortest time possible. Simply, you will learn more, faster.


Included for FREE with your purchase of this Digital (PDF) Study Guide:

  • ARe 321 Audio Study Guide Narrations, in MP3 file format, expertly narrated by Lisa Tobey
  • Definitions for each assignment's key words and other new terms
  • ARe 321 course dictionary
  • A sample diagnostic exam with answers and answer explanations


Study guide last updated: June 25, 2022


Current Text Edition: 1st


Ray's estimate of course difficulty (1, easiest and 10, hardest): 5


Number of study guide pages: 26


Covered within this study guide:

  • How Reinsurers Meet Insurers’ Needs
  • Using Quota Share Reinsurance to Increase Financial Strength
  • Using Surplus Share Reinsurance to Finance Complex Exposures
  • Managing Large Property Risk with Property per Risk Reinsurance
  • Mitigating Liability with Casualty Excess of Loss Reinsurance
  • Covering Extreme Losses with Catastrophe Excess Reinsurance
  • Stabilizing Loss Experience with Aggregate Excess Reinsurance
  • How Reinsurers and Insurers Collaborate

As a good study guideline, figure anything in those 26 pages might be on your exam and that there will be nothing on your exam that is not covered in those 26 pages.


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The Burnham System is written and promptly revised by

Ray Burnham, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AIC, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, ALCM, AAI, AAI-M, APA, ARP, AIAF, AMIM, AAM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, REBC, RHU, ASF, LIA, CASL, and ChFC;

Jean O’Reilly, PhD, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, AIC, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M. ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, and AIAF; and

Lisa Tobey, JD, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AINS, AIS, API, SPPA, AIM, AIC-M, ARM-E, AU, AU-M, AAI, AAI-M, APA, AIAF, AMIM, AIT, ARe, AFSB, ASLI, AIDA, ARC, ARM-P, ACS, RWCS, RHU, REBC, CASL, AIC, EA, and ChFC.

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