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 →

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 →

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 →

Stephenson Harwood adds catastrophe bond experienced lawyer to Singapore office

International law firm Stephenson Harwood have appointed a new partner to their structured finance practice. Based in their Singapore office, Saugata Mukherjee will work across their structured finance disciplines as well as aviation financing. He has proven experience in much of the structured finance world, from aircraft financing structures to read the full article →