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Allende & Brea

Insurance

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ArgentinaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Front-running department renowned for advising on the full gamut of insurance law, covering complex regulatory, transactional and contentious matters. Boasts an impressive client roster of leading London insurers and reinsurers, as well as other global players. Frequently retained to represent clients in surety bond coverage claims and class actions, in addition to arbitration cases. Experienced at handling both domestic and cross-border matters.

Strengths

Full of praise for the team's cross-border capabilities, an interviewee reports: "I have been very happy with their work and was surprised at how good they were at handling such a broad international matter. It really is an excellent firm."

Lauding the team for being "fast and professional while offering extremely well thought-out and developed legal opinions," one client remarks: "I was impressed with pretty much every aspect of their service."

Work highlights

Allende & Brea advised AXA XL on a cross-border surety bond claim.

Notable practitioners

Laura Santanatoglia enters the rankings this year after receiving praise from sources, with one reporting: "Her speed of response and knowledge in the subject matter are very good," adding that "she gives great advice and anticipates matters well." Another interviewee appreciates her "regulatory expertise."

Department head and leading light Martín Argañaraz continues to impress clients with his expertise in the insurance field, with one describing him as "an extremely knowledgeable insurance lawyer." Another commentator reports: "Martín is an expert in all things insurance and reinsurance, and offers specialised regulatory advice." Martín Argañaraz boasts an impressive track record representing international clients in sophisticated transactional and regulatory matters, as well as high-stakes contentious mandates.

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Overview


Allende & Brea has been recognized as a leading insurance and reinsurance law firm over the years. Our insurance department represents on a daily basis most of the international reinsurer’s players in Argentina and also in other Latin American jurisdictions.

Our insurance practice includes assistance in:

  • Providing legal advice on drafting of insurance policies, legal assistance in claim adjustment, litigation and arbitration on the scope of coverage in sovereign risk insurance
  • Providing legal advice on the day-to-day operation of insurance and reinsurance companies as well as insurance and reinsurance brokers.
  • Carrying out client representation at the Argentine Insurance Regulator (Superintendencia de Seguros de la Nación) 
  • Preparing and negotiating acquisition of insurance companies, organization of insurance companies and authorization to do business, registration of foreign insurance and reinsurance companies.
  • Carrying out professional liability (D&O, E&O, medical and legal malpractice), life, air, land and maritime transportation, banker's blanket bonds (BBB) and other conflicts deriving from Insurance and Reinsurance Agreements.

Allende & Brea has a vast experience in advising the following insurers and brokers on bancassurance issues and in the implementation of commercial agreements with banks, such as Agente Institorio agreements, joint ventures, commercialization, marketing, distribution, exclusivity contracts, among others



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Allende & Brea

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Location

Maipú 1300,

11th Floor,

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1006 ACT

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Argentina

Insurance


Laura Santanatoglia
Band 3
Martín Argañaraz
Band 1