Who’s Who Legal Names Jan Woloniecki, Rod S. Attride-Stirling and Neil Horner as Global Leaders

Who’s Who Legal has named 3 ASW lawyers as leaders. Jan Woloniecki is recognised as one of the top lawyers in the world for insurance and reinsurance law, Rod Attride-Stirling is a “practitioner of the highest calibre” whom peers cite … Continue reading

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ASW Law Limited – Corporate Round Up 2013/2014

2013 brought significant changes to Bermuda’s corporate legal environment and 2014 promises to be a year of further developments. Click here to read about how these changes might impact your business.

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ASW 2012-2013 Corporate Round Up

2012 brought significant changes to Bermuda’s corporate legal environment and 2013 promises to be a year of further developments. Click here to read about these changes and how they may impact your business.

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Practical Law Company: “Country Q&A” – January 2011

Synopsis: The Bermuda insurance market is focused primarily at reinsurers and captive service providers. Bermuda has evolved into a significant insurance and reinsurance market of choice, and is home to a number of large global players who operate in all … Continue reading

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The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda – October 2010

Synopsis: The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda delivers comprehensive analysis of the law and practice of reinsurance in England & Wales and Bermuda. It provides an in depth statement and discussion of reinsurance law in the context of its … Continue reading

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Memorandum on the Bermuda Monetary Authority’s Issuance of the Insurance Code of Conduct – July 2010

Synopsis: The purpose of this memorandum is to outline the key features of the Bermuda Monetary Authority’s (“BMA”) Insurance Code of Conduct (“the Code”). This memorandum has been prepared for information purposes only and definitive legal advice should be sought … Continue reading

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Regulation of Exempted Companies in Bermuda

Synopsis: An exempted company (“exempted company”) is a company, which is “exempted” from the requirements imposed on local companies by the Bermuda Companies Act 1981 (the “Companies Act”), in particular the requirement that at least 60% of the equity of … Continue reading

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Global Reinsurance, Omission Is Not An Option – June 2006

Synopsis: Peter Dunlop reveals the dangers of failing to deal effectively with the issue of governing law. The Issue of a policy’s governing law may not feature too prominently in the minds of underwriters, who are primarily focussed on such commercial … Continue reading

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Bermuda Captive Insurance Companies (Spanish Version)

Synopsis: Spanish Article: Bermuda ha sido y continúa siendo líder en el mercado de compañías de seguro captive y de rent-a-captive desde que el concepto de compañía de seguro cautiva se introdujo en Bermuda en la década del 60. Authors: … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Spiral, Intelligent Insurer – February 2010

Synopsis: A recent court ruling in Equitas v. Randall & Quilter aims to rectify a situation whereby loss claimants are systematically stymied in their attempts to make reinsurance recoveries. “There are only two rules, both obvious. First, that the reinsurer … Continue reading

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