Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Kennedys forms associations in DR, Guatemala and Panama

International law firm Kennedys has expanded its footprint in Latin America by entering three associations with local firms in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama.

10 April 2019

Brazil’s Motta Fernandes poaches from DDSA

Former Xavier, Bernardes, Bragança, Sociedade de Advogados (XBB) members reunite at Motta Fernandes Advogados following three insurance and insolvency partner hires.

29 March 2019

Zurich and Havan sign insurance deal in Brazil

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the Brazilian branch of insurance company Zurich sign a 200 million reais (US$53 million) deal with Brazilian retail company Havan.

20 March 2019

TozziniFreire adds 10 partners in major promotion round

TozziniFreire Advogados in Brazil has promoted 10 associates to partner across its tax, disputes, corporate, insurance, banking and antitrust practice areas.

12 March 2019

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

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