ASW Firm Brochure

Synopsis: “Other firms find it difficult to compete” with the team of reinsurance cases, in particular, and its lawyers are admired for their knack of “giving sound commercial advice without ducking difficult decisions.” – Chambers and Partners Global Website Publication: … Continue reading

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Memorandum on Members Voluntary Liquidation of Bermuda Exempted Company – April 2010

Available: ASW MVL Memo 2010

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Worldwide Reinsurance – The Review 2009

Synopsis: 2009 is off to an interesting start in Bermuda. While the outside world descends into economic chaos, the number of new captives formed in the first quarter in Bermuda is up, in comparison to the number for 2008. And … Continue reading

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Bermuda, The Americas Restructuring and Insolvency Guide – 2008/2009

Synopsis: Bermuda is a major offshore business jurisdiction with more than 13,500 registered companies in the international business sector. In the insurance and reinsurance sector alone there are close to 1,500 companies. Bermuda’s commercial insurance and reinsurance market is one … Continue reading

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Bermuda Legal Guide 2009, The Review

Synopsis: A Dangerous Illusion: Cut-through clauses are often used in conjunction with Bermudian captive re/insurance arrangements. For example, a US insured is obliged under its local laws to interpose a local insurer to front much of its insurance business needs … Continue reading

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Recognition Woes, The Review – The Bermuda Legal Guide 2008

Synopsis: The United States is a major market for the majority of the reinsurance companies registered in Bermuda and many will have assets and/or creditors in the US. Therefore, whenever any of them enter into liquidation proceedings, or reorganisation proceedings … Continue reading

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The Bermuda Legal Guide 2008 – The Review

Authors: Rod S. Attride-Stirling, Neil Horner, Jan Woloniecki, Peter Dunlop and Kehinde George Article: The Review Bermuda Guide 2008

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The Review – Bermuda Legal Guide

Article: Policyholder Power Rules OK

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Three Laws to Nurture Business

Synopsis: Bermuda company law provides an ideal framework for conducting corporate takeover activity. Three mechanisms are available under the Bermuda Companies Act, 1981 (the Act), which can be used to acquire control of a Bermuda company. Authors: Neil Horner Published: … Continue reading

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Bermuda is a Familiar World

Synopsis: “Bermuda is another world” are the opening words of the calypso song with which you may be greeted with in the arrivals hall of the Bermuda International Airport. But when it comes to Bermuda’s corporate insolvency law, it may … Continue reading

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