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What the team is known for Possesses a significant insurance regulatory practice, often advising international clients on Canadian entry requirements. Often retained by industry associations for guidance on proposed legislative changes, providing impact assessments and response advice. Regularly acts on M&A transactions, both domestic and cross-border, with a particular strength representing property and casualty insurers. The firm also advises on insurance defence and coverage claims and wins praise from clients for its knowledge of the reinsurance industry.
Strengths"They are a top-notch insurance firm," according to one client, while another said: "They are our go-to firm for big and complex pieces of work."
Work highlights Advised CCR Re on a complex internal reorganisation involving the withdrawal of its Canadian branch.
Koker Christensen is described by sources as "very technical and proficient," with one saying: "He is smart, bright and nice to deal with and his work is always top drawer." His impressive range of skills include advising on legislative change and M&A, as well as on market entry and exit processes.