Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Stands out for its representation of foreign insurers and reinsurers in relation to their Canadian operations, including in respect of both federal and provincial licensing and incorporation issues. Regularly acts as chief agent for the Canadian branches of international insurance companies. Extensive practice assisting with the regulatory aspects of major insurance M&A transactions, including cross-border mandates, as well as offering advice on product design and demutualisations.

Strengths"They are top in the country in terms of regulatory work," exclaimed one source, adding: "They are our trusted go-to firm and do a fantastic job for us."

Work highlights Acted as regulatory counsel to Echelon Insurance on its sale to CAA Club Group.

Notable practitioners

Gordon Goodman
is an experienced practitioner, providing a range of transactional and regulatory advice to insurers. He also provides representation in insurance disputes.