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Willkie hires experienced ILS lawyer David Luce as Partner

International law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced the hiring of David Luce, a senior lawyer with significant insurance-linked securities (ILS) experience, as well as experience of a range of alternative risk transfer and financing structures. Luce joins Willkie Farr & Gallagher as a Partner in the firm’s Insurance read the full article →

ILS maturing nicely, but education still needed: Mayer Brown, ILS NYC 2021

Overall, the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market is maturing in an attractive manner but as new sponsors and jurisdictions enter the fold, there’s a need for continued education, according to global law firm Mayer Brown. The legal work in the ILS world is significant and critical in driving innovation and ensuring everything read the full article →

Carey Olsen hires ILS experienced lawyer Michael Frith in Bermuda

Offshore business focused law firm Carey Olsen has announced the hiring of Michael Frith in Bermuda, a lawyer that is experienced in advising on and assisting with ILS, catastrophe bond and collateralized reinsurance transactions. Michael Frith most recently worked for another offshore specialist law firm with insurance-linked securities (ILS) market expertise read the full article →

Estera introduces legal services in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

Estera, a global provider of corporate, fund and trust services including to reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) markets, is branching out to add legal services to its offering from key locations Bermuda and the Cayman Islands. Estera is a global provider of funds, corporate administration and trust services and an active read the full article →

Michael Halsband joins McDermott Will & Emery as Partner

Experienced insurance-linked securities (ILS), insurtech and reinsurance convergence focused executive and lawyer Michael Halsband has moved firm to join McDermott Will & Emery as a Partner in its New York practice. Halsband has worked across various areas of law, reinsurance and capital markets or ILS during his career, including most recently read the full article →

Carey Olsen promotes ILS specialist Gavin Woods to Partner in Bermuda

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has promoted insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist lawyer Gavin Woods to Partner at the firm. Gavin Woods, a lawyer with considerable experience in the ILS, catastrophe bond and collateralized reinsurance space joined Carey Olsen Bermuda in 2018. Prior to the firm, Woods had spent eight years focused on read the full article →

Sarah Demerling joins Walkers Bermuda as Partner

Walkers Bermuda, a full service commercial law firm based on the island, has hired Sarah Demerling as a new Partner, bringing additional experience in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance to the firm. Demerling, who joins the Corporate, Finance & Funds Group at the law firm, is the third lawyer hire for read the full article →

Carey Olsen Bermuda hires ILS experienced lawyer Gavin Woods

Offshore focused law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has announced the hire of Gavin Woods, a lawyer with considerable experience in the ILS, catastrophe bond and collateralized reinsurance space gained in his most recent role at Appleby. Woods will join the Carey Olsen Bermuda corporate practice from his most recent role that read the full article →

ILS & reinsurance lawyer Angus Duncan joins Hunton & Williams

Angus Duncan, a lawyer with a wealth of experience in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance space, has moved firms to join law firm Hunton & Williams as a London-based Partner in its Structured Finance and Securitization Practice. Duncan previously worked as a Partner for a trio of major law read the full article →

Conyers partner with ILS experience moves to Hong Kong

Peter Ch’ng, a Partner experienced in insurance-linked securities (ILS) at Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance focused law firm Conyers, Dill & Pearman, has relocated to Hong Kong to support the firm's ongoing growth. Conyers, Dill & Pearman is a well-known law firm in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector, advising on a read the full article →