Developments in Bermuda Arbitration Law – 2010

Synopsis: In last year’s edition of Global Arbitration Review we reported Bermuda’s continued development as a sophisticated international arbitration centre, especially for the (re)insurance industry. The past year has seen more and more class 4 (re)insurers writing policies containing Bermuda … Continue reading

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Memorandum on Insurance Amendment (No. 2) Act 2010

Synopsis: This memorandum summarises a number of the key changes which have been made to the Insurance Act 1978 (the “Act”) as a result of the enactment of the Insurance Amendment (No. 2) Act 2010 (the “2010 Amendment Act”). Available: … 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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Bermuda’s Bedrock – The Bermuda Legal Guide 2009

Synopsis: A captive insurance company, in its purest form, is an insurance company established as a subsidiary of a non-insurance entity to insure the risks of its parent entity and/or its affiliates. Bermuda has been and continues to be the … Continue reading

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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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Intelligent Insurer, Back-to-Back Courts Point in Different Directions – October 2009

Synopsis: A recent UK ruling on the relevance of jurisdiction in back-to-back policies was good news for reinsurers. But questions remain unanswered as a consequence. Thanks to the global credit crisis, the lack, with a few notable exceptions, of big-ticket … Continue reading

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Recent Developments in Bermuda Arbitration – Global Arbitration Review 2009

Synopsis: Bermuda, one of the three largest insurance and reinsurance markets in the world, continues to grow in expertise and reputation as an international arbitration centre. The past year has seen an increas- ing number of class 4 reinsurers1 writing … Continue reading

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Special Award for Unsung Hero – July 2009

Synopsis: The man who laid the groundwork for the island’s rise as a leading global reinsurance centre. For 30 years, Bala Nadarajah has been one of the unsung heroes of Bermuda’s insurance and reinsurance sector. Authors: Bala Nadarajah Article: Awards

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Reinsurance Interview, Legal Angles

Synopsis: Attride-Sterling & Woloniecki counsel Peter Dunlop reflects on life before reinsurance law, lavatory cleaners and genitically modified corn. Authors: Peter Dunlop Published: May 2009 Available: www.reinsurancemagazine.com

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Dispute Resolution Volume 2: Arbitration, Country Q&A -2008/2009

Authors: Jan W. Woloniecki Published: Dispute Resolution 2008/09 Volume 2: Arbitration. Practical Law Article: Practica Law Country Q&A Vol2

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