Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Pellerano & Herrera increases partner count by 60%

The Dominican Republic’s Pellerano & Herrera has promoted three associates to partner, strengthening key practice areas and establishing a rare partnership where more than half the top rank are women.

12 February 2019

Marvellous as ever?

“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?

25 January 2019

Carey and Prieto behind insurance deal in Chile

Carey has helped insurance company Solunion Chile buy HDI Seguros’ credit insurance portfolio.

21 January 2019

Axa completes Brazilian leg of US$15 billion XL merger

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped insurance giant Axa complete the Brazilian leg of its acquisition of counterpart XL Group.

12 December 2018

Hurdles remain before reps and warranties takes off in LatAm PE

Lawyers believe there is business potential for reps and warranties insurance in Latin American private equity investments, but various regulatory hurdles remain before the market can take off, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity.

12 December 2018

Mattos Filho and Themudo Lessa renegotiate Zurich distribution contracts

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Swiss insurer Zurich renegotiate the terms of two insurance distribution contracts with Brazilian retailer Via Varejo.

30 November 2018

Mexican car insurer moves into Peru

DLA Piper in Mexico City and Lima has helped Mexican car insurance company Quálitas Controladora purchase Peruvian counterpart HDI Seguros.

14 November 2018

Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho steer car insurance JV

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Santander enter a joint venture with Brazilian insurance company HDI Seguros that will offer car buyers insurance policies alongside vehicle finance options over a digital platform.

17 October 2018

Machado Meyer adds more partners in big promotion year

Machado Meyer Advogados has made a second round of promotions this year, appointing four more lawyers as partners.

16 October 2018

New Zealand reinsurer gets arbitration ruling annulled in Ecuador

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped New Zealand insurance company CBL overturn an Ecuadorian arbitration tribunal’s award that would have fined the company for not fulfilling its reinsurance obligations.

16 August 2018

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