Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

García & Bodán helps US insurer PALIG set up Salvadorean branch

García & Bodán (El Salvador) has helped Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG) establish a new, local branch in San Salvador with a portfolio of assets worth around US$38 million.

13 January 2022

Several firms in cross-border US$3.25 billion insurance acquisition

Brazilian firms BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão and Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper have helped US insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher acquire the reinsurance brokerage business of US counterpart Willis Towers Watson for US$3.25 billion.

17 December 2021

Demarest appoints 11 new partners

Demarest Advogados has appointed 11 lawyers to partner, representing the Brazilian Elite firm’s largest promotion ever.

09 December 2021

Banco Itaú calls on Ferrere for Paraguayan insurance merger

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped Brazil’s Banco Itaú merge with Paraguayan insurer Providencia Sociedad Anónima de Seguros, allowing Itaú to begin insurance operations in its neighbouring country.

19 November 2021

DR&A Advogados helps Chilean insurer set up shop in Brazil

Brazil’s DR&A Advogados has helped Chilean insurer AVLA continue its Latin America expansion by establishing a Brazilian branch.

27 October 2021

Brazilian insurtech reaches regulatory milestone after investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo and Gunderson Dettmer in New York have helped Brazilian insurance tech group Pier Seguradora raise 108 million reais (US$20 million) in a funding round led by local finance group Raiz Investimentos.

22 September 2021

Nader Hayaux steers BBVA-Bupa health insurance programme

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel advised and assisted healthcare insurer Bupa México in its collaboration with BBVA to create and implement a new medical expenses insurance product, in which the company acted as reinsurer.

02 September 2021

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

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