RPC hires Worldpay corporate GC

5-Oct-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

RPC has hired Worldpay corporate general counsel Matthew Griffith as a partner in its corporate insurance and financial services team.


Run of corporate exits continue at Clydes as Tromans jumps ship to Willkie Farr

1-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Clyde & Co has lost its third corporate partner in four months, as Andy Tromans leaves the firm’s insurance group for Willkie Farr & Gallagher.


A&O and Freshfields win top role on Hastings IPO

17-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are advising on insurance provider Hastings’ intention to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).


Clyde & Co to merge with Scotland's Simpson & Marwick creating £420m insurance powerhouse

16-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clyde & Co will merge with Scottish firm Simpson & Marwick on 1 October, creating a £420m firm.


Prudential Financial appoints US legal head Harris to global GC role

14-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Life insurance giant Prudential Financial has promoted US general counsel Timothy Harris to the global top job following the retirement of general counsel Susan Blount.

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DAC Beachcroft opens in Miami to strengthen Latin American offering

10-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

DAC Beachcroft has announced it is opening an office in Miami to complement its existing offices across Latin America.


Standard Life hires RBS deputy general counsel as legal chief

9-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Standard Life has hired Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) deputy general counsel Rushad Abadan as its new legal chief, replacing interim head David Burns.

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Linklaters, Skadden and Sullivan line up for Mitsui's £3.5bn offer for insurer Amlin

8-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Linklaters, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Sullivan & Cromwell have all advised on Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance’s (MSI) £3.5bn offer for insurance company Amlin.

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Insurance Briefings

Aggregation authority: What is 'one claim' under solicitors’ PI policy? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 17-Sep-2015

The High Court has provided the first authority on the meaning of the aggregation clause in the SRA’s minimum terms and conditions for solicitors’ PI insurance. Walker Morris’ Andrew Bennett explains.

D&O cover, and the most important card in Monopoly download subscription

Gateley Plc 3-Sep-2015

The ‘Get out of jail free’ card is not dissimilar to a good directors’ and officers’ insurance policy.

CCI of India penalises four public sector insurance companies for cartelisation download subscription

Khaitan & Co 28-Aug-2015

The Competition Commission of India found a cartel among certain public sector insurance companies in India.

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Offshore: Bermuda comes through the financial crisis stronger

20-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Walkers is set to launch in Bermuda, hot on the heels of Canada’s Bennett Jones – a major development for an island whose main players all started life there. What is the allure?

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