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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Corporate, M&A and Securities; Financial Institutions


London: Insurance

Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Within: Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Norton Rose Fulbright’s ‘impressive team’ advises on the full range of transactional and regulatory matters, and has notable experience in complex restructurings and cross-border M&A. Practice head James Bateson advised Saga on the £26m purchase of motorbike insurance broker Bennetts from BGL Group, and also acted for XL Catlin on its £105m sale of the issued share capital of Box Innovation Group to Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company. David Whear and Bob Haken are ‘very knowledgeable on London market insurance matters’, and recently acted for The Hanover Insurance Group on the $60m sale of its subsidiary, Chaucer. Maria Ross has notable expertise in life assurance and bancassurance transactions, and acts for clients such as AXA and Prudential. New client wins include Investec, Probitas Holdings and Shanghai Insurance Brokers.

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United Kingdom: Insurance & Reinsurance

This country-specific Q&A gives a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of insurance & reinsurance law in the  United Kingdom . It addresses topics such as  contract regulation ,  licensing ,  penalties ,  policyholder protection ,  alternative dispute resolution  as well as personal insight and opinion as to the future of the insurance market over the next five years. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Insurance & Reinsurance. [Continue Reading]

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