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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 →

ILS lawyer Richard Spitzer leaves Dewey & LeBoeuf for Mayer Brown

Another lawyer partner with experience in the insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond space has left Dewey & LeBoeuf for competitor Meyer Brown. Richard Spitzer joins Mayer Brown's New York office as a partner in the Insurance Finance Group and the Banking & Finance practice. He joins a colleague Stephen Rooney read the full article →

Mayer Brown hires insurance-linked securities partner Stephen Rooney from Dewey & LeBoeuf

Another high-profile partner with significant insurance-linked securities experience from law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has moved on from the firm to join one of their competitors. Just last month a team of ILS and catastrophe bond focused structured finance lawyers left the firm for competitor Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Now read the full article →

Moody’s calls CEA’s direct catastrophe bond credit negative for reinsurers

Ratings agency Moody's has commented on the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) issuance of $150m of earthquake risk through their Embarcadero Re Ltd. special purpose reinsurer. The catastrophe bond deal which the CEA completed without the involvement of a traditional reinsurer for the first time could see the CEA rely less read the full article →

Mayer Brown provide counsel on ground-breaking CEA catastrophe bond

Mayer Brown, one of the worlds leading law firms providing services to the insurance-linked securities sector, have issued a press release on their role in the recent $150m securitization of earthquake risk by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) through their Embarcadero Re Ltd. Bermuda domiciled reinsurer. This ground-breaking deal completed read the full article →