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Bermuda Insurance
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Appleby

Appleby’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice involves advising on the establishment, regulatory compliance and business operations of (re)insurance companies, as well as (re)insurance managers and brokers based in offshore jurisdictions.

Appleby Bermuda’s Insurance team hold particular expertise and focus on: 

  • Special Purpose Insurers (SPIs), formed as issue vehicles for Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), including collateralized reinsurance and industry loss warranties (ILWs)
  • Mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies
  • Capital raising (private equity and IPOs) of (re)insurers or their holding companies
  • Re-domiciliation of (re)insurance companies in to or out of our jurisdictions
  • Longevity and other risk swaps
  • Fixed and variable annuity products
  • Hedge fund-owned insurance companies
  • Captive and rent-a-captive programmes
  • Segregated accounts and portfolio companies
  • Value-added insurance wraps
  • Policies and other contracts
  • Governance procedures and other regulatory matters
  • Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Clubs
  • Mutual insurance companies
  • Assignment of policies as security for financing
  • Schemes of Arrangement/Transfer of insurance portfolios

Chambers Review

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What the team is known for

Appleby has a globally renowned insurance practice highlighted for its proficiency in non-contentious mandates spanning multiple jurisdictions. The team regularly represents international companies and insurance clients headquartered in Bermuda. Its specific areas of strength include regulatory compliance, risk advisory services and advising insurers on M&A deals.

Work Highlights

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  • An Appleby team led by Brad Adderley advised the Global Atlantic Financial Group on structuring and licensing issues underpinning its creation of Bermudian Class E insurer Ivy Re.

Notable Practitioners

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Timothy C Faries
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Timothy C Faries
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Eminent Practitioners

Bermuda managing partner Timothy Faries is also Appleby's global head of insurance and reinsurance. He has long-standing experience assisting clients with non-contentious insurance and regulatory compliance mandates.

Brad Adderley
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Brad Adderley
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Brad Adderley is an accomplished Bermuda-based lawyer with notable experience of insurance and reinsurance matters. He demonstrates additional strengths in the regulatory space and often assists clients with insurance company formation work.
"He is responsive and effective at getting things done. He is well known to the local Bermuda regulator and understands their sensitivities." "Brad is great - he is a very good lawyer and has a big practice."

Alan Bossin
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Alan Bossin
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Appleby's chief operating officer Alan Bossin is a highly experienced lawyer in Bermuda's insurance space. He continues to advise a broad range of clients and is particularly noted for his work on regulatory compliance and M&A transactions.
"Alan is a very personable individual and he's very helpful. He's the type of person you can just pick up the phone to and talk through a problem with."

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Timothy C Faries
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Timothy C Faries
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Eminent Practitioners
Brad Adderley
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Brad Adderley
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Alan Bossin
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Alan Bossin
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Members

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Brad Adderley

Head of Department

Jason Green

Josephine Noddings

Matthew Carr