Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Brazil's Demarest in US$10 billion global insurance acquisition

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo has advised Canadian insurer Intact Financial Corporation and Danish counterpart Tryg in the Brazilian leg of their 7 billion pounds (US$10.2 billion) acquisition of UK insurance group RSA.

17 June 2021

Insurer pursues arbitration against Bolivia over pension reforms

A United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has begun hearing a Swiss insurance company’s claim against Bolivia over the nationalisation of its pension system.

11 June 2021

Morgan Lewis hires LatAm partner from Hunton Andrews Kurth

US law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has added a Latin America-focused insurance partner in Washington, DC by hiring from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP.

08 April 2021

France’s CNP and Caixa amend billion-dollar insurance JV

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped France’s CNP Assurances amend an existing joint venture agreement with the insurance unit of Brazilian bank Caixa, which hired local firms Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Demarest Advogados, in a deal worth nearly 8 billion reais (US$1.5 billion).

14 January 2021

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