Appleby will have three representatives at the upcoming World Captive Forum in Miami. The Forum is one of the longest running international captive insurance conferences in the world with over 60 highly acclaimed industry experts discussing new and emerging risks facing companies and organisations worldwide, demonstrating how captives can offer solutions that may not be available in the traditional insurance marketplace. Bermuda is the premier captive insurance jurisdiction, home to more than 700 captive companies. Managing Partner Tim Faries and Counsel Matthew Carr will be attending the conference and Eduardo Fox, Latin America Consultant, will be moderating a panel entitled LatAm (in Spanish) on Tuesday 28 January.
Tim is Bermuda Managing Partner, head of the corporate practice in Bermuda and global sector leader of Insurance & Reinsurance. Tim leads a team of lawyers who specialise in all manner of non-contentious corporate insurance work, including life and general insurance and reinsurance, mutual insurance and structured risk financing. He has extensive experience of public and private insurance company capital raising and M&A activity, the establishment and licencing of alternative risk financing vehicles such as cat bonds, ILWs and other insurance-linked securities and captive insurance companies in established and emerging markets. Tim is also the global leader of the firm’s Latin America team.
Matthew is a member of Appleby’s corporate practice group in Bermuda. Matthew advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters with a focus on insurance and reinsurance regulatory and transactional work, including licensing of re/insurance companies, alternative risk financing vehicles (such as cat bonds and insurance-linked securities), segregated account structures, M&A and general corporate governance matters. Matthew sits on the BDA’s (Bermuda Business Development Agency) Captive Committee.
Eduardo is a Latin America consultant in Appleby’s Bermuda Corporate and Private Client & Trusts departments and a member of the firm’s global Latin America team. He is an economist and CPA. Eduardo also serves as Official Advisor for Latin American Affairs to the Government of Bermuda.