ILS & cat bond attorney Matthew S. Feig returns to Cadwalader

Experienced insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond focused capital markets attorney Matthew S. Feig has rejoined the New York Capital Markets group at global law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. Feig returns as Special Counsel to the Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) Team at Cadwalader. He will continue his practice in risk-linked read the full article →

Clifford Chance adds cat bond expertise to structured finance team

Global law firm Clifford Chance has added a newly hired team to its structured finance practice, bringing with it a wealth of securitization experience including specific expertise in catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities (ILS). Clifford Chance is already well-known within the ILS and reinsurance space, as a global law firm with read the full article →

Reinsurance lawyers benefit from alternative capital and ILS trend

Reinsurance focused lawyers are finding an increasing amount of transactional work from the growing insurance linked securities and alternative reinsurance capital markets, according to a new study. An analysis of the insurance and reinsurance legal sector performed by Who's Who Legal finds that the growing transactional workload from the ILS, insurance read the full article →

Cadwalader promotes insurance-linked securities attorney to Partner

Lawfirm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has promoted to Partner an attorney who has been involved in the firms work in the insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bond and reinsurance arena. Shlomo Boehm works across a number of areas of federal income tax, particularly on securitization transactions and including having experience in read the full article →

Lawfirm Kramer Levin hires ILS experienced partner, Rabinowitz

Lawfirm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP  has announced a new hire to its insurance Practice Group today who brings with him a signficant amount of experience in insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond legal work. Daniel A. Rabinowitz joins the firm as a partner and will be based in Kramer read the full article →

Katten Muchin Rosenman adds partner with insurance-linked securities experience

International law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP have announced the hire of a new partner who brings with them extensive experience in the insurance-linked securities and alternative risk transfer areas of the insurance market. Stanford A. Renas has joined the firm as partner in its Structured Finance and Securitization Practice read the full article →

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan hire experienced catastrophe bond lawyer

U.S. lawfirm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP have announced the hire of a lawyer with considerable experience in the catastrophe bond space. Matthew S. Feig joins Stroock as Special Counsel in their Structured Finance and Insurance practice groups in the firm's New York office. He comes from his most read the full article →

The extraterritorial reach of Rule 10b-5 and its applicability to insurance-linked securities

Law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher have published a client memo which pertains to insurance-linked securities and the rules regarding fraud under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Section 10(b) and particularly Rule 10b-5. Willkie Farr & Gallagher recently bolstered their ILS and reinsurance legal team with the hire of read the full article →

Dewey & LeBoeuf files for bankruptcy after losing majority of partners

Law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a merger partner and will now seek to liquidate its business according to news reports. It signals the end of the saga for the stricken law firm and will be the largest law firm collapse read the full article →

Appleby appoints new partners with ILS experience in Bermuda

Global law firm Appleby has announced a number of new appointments to partner within their organisation. Two of those appointments will interest our readers as they involve lawyers with a track record in the insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bonds sector. Appleby are one of a number of law firms who read the full article →