Our specialist Insurance & Reinsurance team provides advice on the establishment, regulatory compliance and business operations of (re)insurance companies, as well as advising (re)insurance managers and brokers based in international jurisdictions.

We advise private and listed companies, including major New York and London finance houses, as well as FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 household names.

As a multi-jurisdictional team, we regularly prove advice regarding:

  • Establishing, regulatory compliance and business operations of commercial (re)insurance companies (life and non-life), insurance managers and brokers
  • Special Purpose Insurers (SPIs), formed as issue vehicles for Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), including collateralized reinsurance and industry loss warranties (ILWs)
  • Mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies
  • Capital raising (private equity and IPOs) of (re)insurers or their holding companies
  • Re-domiciliation of (re)insurance companies into or out of our jurisdictions
  • Longevity and other risk swaps
  • Fixed and variable annuity products
  • Hedge fund-owned insurance companies
  • Captive and rent-a-captive programmes
  • Segregated accounts and portfolio companies
  • Value-added insurance wraps
  • Policies and other contracts
  • Governance procedures and other regulatory matters
  • Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Clubs
  • Mutual insurance companies
  • Assignment of policies as security for financing
  • Schemes of Arrangement/Transfer of insurance portfolios
Our Experts

Brad Adderley

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3243
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Alan Bossin

Chief Operating Officer: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3536
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Fiona Chan

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5760
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Tim Faries

Managing Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3216
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Jacob MacAdam

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2016
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Garry Manley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 638
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Fraser Robertson

Group Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 032
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Eliot Simpson

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5765
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John Wasty

Global Head of Dispute Resolution: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3232
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Simon Harding

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 652
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Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5318
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Matthew Carr

Counsel: Bermuda

T +1 441 298-3594
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Yantee Hurnaurn-Calcutteea

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4310
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Katherine Garrood (née Johnson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 971
E Email Katherine

Stuart Tyler

Partner: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 606
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