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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
AMARCHAND TOWERS
216 OKHLA INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, PHASE 3
NEW DELHI 110 020
India
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Work Department

Corporate & Insurance

Position

Mr. Ashish Teni is a Principal Associate in the Firm’s Corporate & Insurance Practice, and has over 10 years’ experience in insurance law matters. He is working very closely on matters pertaining to insurance law, foreign investment and general corporate advisory.

In the course of his professional career, Ashish has advised various Indian and overseas insurers, reinsurers, insurance brokers, corporate agents, third party administrators on bancassurance, group insurance arrangements, reinsurance arrangements, commission payment and distribution structures in India. He has also had an extensive experience in advising reinsurance companies on the reinsurance arrangements, establishing place of business in India through branch office, registration and operation requirements applicable to cross border reinsurers.

On the life insurance front, Ashish has been extensively involved in drafting and vetting of policy wordings and ancillary documentations on behalf of various life insurance companies. He has also advised on distribution and marketing arrangements and interpretation of regulations, circulars and guidelines issued by the IRDAI.

In the general insurance space, Ashish has advised various insurance companies and intermediaries on the distribution arrangements and regulatory issues.

Ashish has an extensive experience in advising reinsurance companies on the reinsurance arrangements, establishing place of business in India through branch office, registration and operation requirements applicable to cross border reinsurers.

He has recently advised clients such as Go Digit, IndiaFirst, Future Generali, Policybazaar, Tata AIA, PNB MetLife and SCOR Group.

Ashish has been consistently recognized as one of the leading ‘Next Generation Lawyers’ in the Insurance Practice Area for the year 2018 & 2019, by the internationally acclaimed ‘Legal 500 Series’.

He has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the Legal Media Group’s Rising Star for the last 3 years – 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Ashish regularly contributes to insurance law publications and has co-authored various articles including – IRDAI Unveils New Reinsurance Regulations In India, Order of preference’ and the growth of reinsurance, Remuneration And Rewards: Myths vs. Reality, Foreign Investment In The Insurance Sector – A Regulatory Perspective, Registration Regulations Revamped and M&A In Insurance – Paradise Lost And Found?.

Career

Prior to joining the Firm, Ashish has worked with the Compliance team of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited.

Languages

English, Hindi, Marathi

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

Education

B.A., LL.B (Hons), National Law Institute University, Bhopal – 2008

Lawyer Rankings

India > Insurance

(Next Generation Partners)

Ashish TeniShardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

An impressive corporate insurance practice at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co sees practice head Shailaja Lall and key partners Ashish Teni and Roopal Kulsrestha acting for global life and non-life insurers, reinsurers and brokers on cross-border M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, strategic investments and exits. Robust regulatory knowledge is provided by the team, applied to policy and coverage structuring, all transactional activity and dealings with the IRDAI, the latter including appeals before the Securities Appellate Tribunal. Regulatory advice on the implementation of customer-facing insurtech products was recently provided to numerous providers.

Comparative Guides

India: Insurance & Reinsurance April 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Insurance & Reinsurance laws and regulations that may occur in India.