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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Insurance

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What the team is known for

Distinguished full-service firm standing out for its remarkable capabilities in the full range of insurance, reinsurance and pension mandates. Offers impressive assistance to prominent domestic and foreign players in high-profile transactional matters, including M&A and partnership agreements. Clients further benefit from the team's advice on the structuring of new insurance products, the negotiation of D&O insurance policies and judicial disputes.

Notable practitioners

"Excellent and very complete lawyer" Cassio Gama Amaral stands out for his focus on insurance and reinsurance litigation cases. Clients appreciate that "he understands really well the client's needs, has great business acumen and is very objective." He often represents corporations before administrative and judicial courts in claim adjustment procedures related to performance bonds. His practice further spans regulatory advice.

Distinguished partner Marcelo Mansur Haddad is held in high esteem due to the strength of his transactional practice and impressive track record in high-profile M&A. "He is one of the dons of insurance regulatory matters," admires a source, while another adds that "Marcelo is not only a great specialist in the insurance and reinsurance industries, but his expertise and proficiency makes him a reference as a lawyer." Another referee hails:"He is my go-to lawyer for strategic decisions due to his great negotiation skills and business acumen," concluding that "his reputation goes beyond the national sphere, and this international recognition offers great reassurance to foreign shareholders."

Thomaz del Castillo Barroso Kastrup comes recommended by impressed sources, with one client attesting: "I recently worked with him in a long and complex M&A negotiation and he showed great skill in proposing solutions." Another commentator appreciates that "he understands really well the insurance products and the players within the market," going on to assert: "Thomaz knows which buttons to push to get clients what they want."

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Overview

Our team of qualified professionals are well-equipped to handle a broad range of topics relating to insurance, reinsurance and pensions, such as:

  • General corporate matters;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Setting up insurance and reinsurance companies;
  • Portfolio transfers;
  • Assistance with regulatory issues;
  • Legal opinion concerning complex market related topics;
  • Drafting policy wordings;
  • Negotiation and drafting reinsurance agreements;
  • Negotiation and drafting distribution and bancassurance agreements;
  • Registration of foreign reinsurers and renewal documentation;
  • Defending regulated entities and their managers in administrative disciplinary proceedings;
  • Acting as expert witness in foreign courts on insurance and reinsurance matters;
  • Setting up and carrying out in-company courses;
  • Claims adjustment of D&O, E&O and surety;
  • Legal assistance on claim adjustment of property and engineering insurance claims;
  • Defending the interests of insurers in lawsuits involving, D&O, E&O, surety, engineering property insurance, among others;
  • Defending insurers and reinsurers in arbitration proceedings;
  • Defending the interest of insurers in class actions and public civil actions.

Clients

AIG Seguros Brasil

Arthur Lundgren Tecidos S.A – Casas Pernambucanas

Bradesco Seguros

Chubb do Brasil Companhia de Seguros

CNP Assurances

Fator Seguradora

IBM Brasil

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Brasil Seguros

XL Catlin Group

Zurich Minas Brasil Seguros

Insurance Department

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

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Department location

Al. Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01403-001

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Brazil

Insurance


Cassio Gama Amaral
Band 4
Marcelo Mansur Haddad
Band 1
Thomaz del Castillo Barroso Kastrup
Band 4