Having advised in the insurance/reinsurance sector for more than 30 years, the team at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner combines in-depth industry knowledge with multi-disciplinary legal expertise, to deliver high quality advice that is tailored to our client’s needs.
Many of our team have in-house experience gained through employment or secondments at insurers, insurance intermediaries, the regulators and major financial institutions. This industry experience gives us a comprehensive understanding of the issues our clients face.
We act for some of the largest insurers and reinsurers in the world, as well as smaller niche insurance companies and this range of experience, coupled with our commitment to understanding our clients ensures that we remain a leading practice in the insurance/ reinsurance sector.
Establishing an insurer’s captive operations in India and Sri Lanka. Deal also included the offshore outsourcing of claims handling and policy administration services to TCS, EXL, 24/7 and WNS.
Advising an insurer on a pan-European data protection compliance programme.
Represented one of the parties in the high profile Tullets v BGC trial involving a large team move. This involved long trials on both merits and remedies. The case has created ground-breaking new law.
Advising reinsurers based worldwide on a substantial claim arising from the political turmoil which occurred in Northern Africa. Our clients provided facultative reinsurance for a major infrastructure project through a local fronting insurance company. Civil unrest caused the project to be abandoned. Issues include whether any claims are covered under the policies (insurance and reinsurance) which exclude losses arising from war and other political risks.