What We Do - Disputes

We have decades of experience advising our clients on the most complex, challenging and often sensitive disputes related to risk transfer and the business of insurance and reinsurance.  These disputes span a wide range of clients, legal and factual issues, and insurance-related products.  Some examples of our experience include:

  • Coverage counsel for mutual, captive and commercial insurers issuing policies covering all-risk, general liability, D&O, E&O, fidelity and fiduciary risks, employment practices, employee benefits including stop-loss and ERISA, professional liability, environmental impairment, construction risk, technology, media and telecom, cyber/privacy breach, intellectual property, fine art, equine, life, health and disability, as well as matters involving payment and performance bonds including surety bonds, wraps and financial guarantees.

  • Monitoring counsel for high limits primary all-risk policies and excess liability policies issued by nuclear, utility and oil & gas mutual insurers and commercial insurers on matters involving significant exposures.

  • Insurance and reinsurance litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in the Americas, EMEA and Asia, including Bermuda Form dispute resolution.

  • Commercial contractual disputes between insurance industry participants arising out of their business relationships, such as those involving bond holders, sponsors and SPVs related to catastrophe bonds, MGAs and MGUs, as well as joint ventures and other transactions.

  • Defense of governmental and other regulatory investigations of insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries, and any related enforcement actions.

  • Defense of class actions, including securities claims, against insurers arising out of various product lines and alleged wrongful business practices.

  • Resolution of tax controversies on behalf of insurers, as well as captive insurers and their owners.

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