Insurance & Reinsurance

Insurance & Reinsurance

Our insurance practice provides highly skilled legal assistance to insurers and reinsurers, as well as investors and market intermediaries. We adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure we are able to deliver comprehensive and tactical advice to our clients in respect of all aspects of the insurance and reinsurance market in Bermuda.

Specialist Areas of Practice:

  • Establishment and ongoing operations of (re)insurance companies and intermediaries
  • Insurance entity restructuring and re-domiciliation
  • Financing of (re)insurance groups including private and public capital raising
  • Compliance and Regulatory Governance
  • Structured finance products associated with the convergence of insurance and capital markets including the use of Special Purpose Insurers as vehicles for insurance-linked securities and collateralised reinsurance
  • Captive and rent-a-captive programmes
  • Segregated accounts and portfolio companies
  • Domestic and cross-border insurance, reinsurance and captive insurance dispute resolution
  • Contentious and non-contentious insolvency
  • Policy/contract wording
  • Run off/exit strategies
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • International fast-track arbitrations and mediations

Publications

We have published extensively in highly regarded international guides. Please see the Bookshelf for downloadable PDF versions of our subject-specific Bermuda chapters and related articles.