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September Virtual Program: CLE Offered!

  • 11 Sep 2024
  • 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
  • Virtual via Zoom


  • Recognition on the website, email blasts
    Opportunity to speak during the program

Captive Modernization Legislation and General Election Preview

Join us on Wednesday, September 11, 2024

We are pleased to welcome Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions Chief Captive Analyst Victoria Fimea, and lobbyists Dr. Marc Osborn and Daniel Romm of Kutak Rock LLP for a discussion of the upcoming 2024 election with a focus on Arizona races, and proposed captive legislation for 2024.

Ms. Victoria E. Fimea is the Chief Captive Analyst in the Financial Affairs Division. Ms. Fimea oversees a division that monitors the solvency of captive insurers doing business in Arizona, audits and analyzes financial filings and performs financial examinations. Ms. Fimea is an attorney with over 30 years of insurance and public affairs advocacy experience, including over 20 years in C-suite and senior level positions. Her extensive captive insurance experience encompasses roles such as Senior Vice President with an alternative risk provider where she managed the regulatory, claims, underwriting and captive formation departments, and as a Senior Vice President and General Counsel in the life insurance industry forming captive insurers for reserve financing transactions. Ms. Fimea spent many years of her career in Washington, D.C., managing several advocacy efforts for a major national insurance trade association. Ms. Fimea volunteers her time to Northern Arizona University as it continues to grow its RMI (Risk Management and Insurance) certificate program through The W.A. Franke College of Business.  She is also an Adjunct Professor at NAU, teaching the senior year capstone course for NAU’s RMI certificate program.  Ms. Fimea has a B.S. from NAU, her M.A. from The American University School of International Service, and her J.D. from The American University Washington College of Law. She is admitted to the Bars of Arizona, California, the District of Columbia and Illinois. Ms. Fimea is a native of Phoenix and the 1981 Truman Scholar for the State of Arizona.

Marcus B. Osborn's lobbying career began in the early 1990s when he was a lobbyist for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce where he advocated on behalf of the business community on a broad spectrum of issues. From the Chamber, Marcus was recruited to direct government relations activities at the Arizona Department of Commerce. During his tenure at the Department of Commerce, Marcus successfully lobbied the Greater Arizona Development Authority concerning legislation providing an infrastructure financing mechanism for rural communities. He also represented the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality before the Legislature and Executive branch and helped enact significant legislation in the areas of air quality, waste programs and water quality as well as improvements to the Water Infrastructure Financing Authority.

Since 1998 Marcus has represented a diversity of clients in front of the Legislature and Executive agencies. His areas of experience include insurance, public transit, transportation, economic development, tax policy, environment, infrastructure financing authorities, polling, ambulance certificates of necessity, employment law, public records, campaign management, health care, regulatory reform and education. He has authored public academic book chapters on lobbying, developed strategic government relations plans for multiple organizations, and lectured on strategic planning for government relations. Click here to learn more.

Daniel A. Romm is a Government Relations Director and has extensive knowledge of the legislative process working on behalf of regulated industries and other various organizations as a government affairs professional and lobbyist for more than 15 years. He has worked on a number of difficult and controversial legislative and regulatory issues relating to public finance, insurance, labor management, planning and zoning, state budgeting, environmental regulations and technology. 

Before joining Kutak Rock in January 2017, Daniel was the Senior Legislative Liaison at the County Supervisors Association of Arizona, representing Arizona’s 61 elected county supervisors at the Arizona State Legislature. He has also previously served as the Legislative Liaison and Public Information Officer at the Arizona Department of Housing under Governor Jan Brewer and Governor Doug Ducey. Additionally, Daniel served as the Government Affairs Manager for GS1/EPCglobal, a nonprofit international standards organization. He covered all 50 states and Capitol Hill regarding privacy concerns surrounding the use of EPC/RFID tags, a technology widely used in health care and in the retail supply chain. Click here to learn more.

CLE & CPE Offered

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 1 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

The event will not be recorded.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds. Substitutions (someone else attending) may be requested. 

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