Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.

06 December 2017

Assurant acquires The Warranty Group in cross-border mega deal

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York, Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City and London and Prieto Abogados in Santiago have advised New York risk management solutions provider Assurant on its US$2.5 billion acquisition of insurance provider The Warranty Group.

07 November 2017

Argentina’s Sancor buys Banco del Sol

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani Abogados has helped insurance group Sancor Seguros acquire Banco del Sol from its four controlling shareholders.

06 October 2017

Rosman Penalva hires partner from Brazil's credit guarantee fund

Brazilian firm Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale Advogados has hired Caetano de Vasconcellos Neto, the former legal director of the country's deposit insurance fund, the FGC.

23 August 2017

Ex-Cascione Pulino partner forms insurance boutique

Marcelo Rechtman has left Brazil's Cascione Pulino Boulos & Santos Advogados to set up an insurance law boutique.

26 July 2017

Mattos Filho and Souza Cescon steer Swiss Re and Bradesco JV

Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados’ São Paulo office has helped insurance provider Swiss Re absorb Bradesco Seguros’ portfolio for large-risk insurance in Brazil.

17 July 2017

Trench Rossi and Lilla Huck steer insurance deal

Brazilian firm Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados has helped insurance brokerage Wiz Soluções e Corretagem de Seguros purchase fellow insurance provider Finanseg for 240 million reais (US$72 million).

03 July 2017

Chilean firms look in-house for lateral hires

Multiple Chilean law firms have skipped over their direct competitors in the legal market and recruited lawyers from in-house positions over the past few months, bolstering a range of practice areas.

29 June 2017

Clyde & Co opens in Mexico

UK firm Clyde & Co LLP has expanded its footprint in Latin America by merging with Garza Tello & Asociados, a Mexican law firm specialised in maritime, insurance and energy law.

11 May 2017

Mattos Filho hires from Pinheiro Neto’s insurance practice

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados announced today that it has added to its partnership with the hire of a senior associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados.

07 March 2017

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