The Debevoise Global Insurance Practice brings decades of experience to the most complex insurance industry transactions, the highest-stakes disputes and the most challenging regulatory engagements.
Eric R. Dinallo
Nicholas F. Potter
John M. Vasily
Ranked in the top tier for Insurance: Non-Contentious by The Legal 500 US (2020).
Ranked as a Band 1 firm for Insurance: Global-wide.
In terms of quality, they are right up there with the best and can do it on both sides of the Atlantic.
—Chambers Global, 2019-2020
Absolutely top-notch [and] outstanding.
The team as a whole works well as a cohesive unit, with excellent client service and deep knowledge of the insurance industry.
—Chambers USA, 2019-2020
The firm has a very strong insurance practice across the Asia-Pacific region, I would hold out the firm as second to none on insurance transactions in the region.
—Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2020
They have a really sharp team that knows the insurance space extremely well.
—Chambers UK, 2020
The market-leading and multidisciplinary practice won the Chambers USA 2016 Award for Excellence in Insurance and Law360 has named Debevoise Insurance Practice Group of the Year for three consecutive years (2015-2017). The group provides the highest level of capabilities and client service in all markets, and clients in return tell The Legal 500 US that Debevoise is “a top-notch insurance industry practice” that is at the “top of its field.”
The team is consistently the first choice for major insurance industry mergers and acquisitions, intricate financings against an evolving regulatory backdrop, restructurings and a host of other transactions. The deep industry and market knowledge that powers the transactional practice also fuels a world-class disputes practice.
The Debevoise Global Insurance Practice advises a wide range of industry clients, including major:
The group’s broad and collaborative team of lawyers include leading U.S., English and Hong Kong qualified insurance industry practitioners based in New York, London and Hong Kong, as well as U.S. and locally qualified lawyers elsewhere in Europe and Asia. As Chambers USA notes, this global team “[takes] the lead on many of the most complex of deals in the market, including those with significant cross-border or multijurisdictional aspects.”
Insurance Capital Markets Update
23 October 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Eric Juergens and Paul Rodel
The View from Bermuda: How U.S. and U.K insurers, reinsures and other market participants are investing in Bermuda
16 October 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, E. Drew Dutton, Peter Schuur and Clare Swirski.
ESG Considerations for Insurers
9 October 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Eric Juergens and William Regner
View from London: FCA Business Interruption Test Case, Lloyd’s of London (flavour of the month?), and Brexit (what now?)
2 October 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Clare Swirski and Ben Lyon
Rethinking Risk Allocation Between Signing and Closing in Insurance M&A Transactions
25 September 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Susan Reagan Gittes and Nick Potter
The Current State of Play in the Insurance Industry: A Recap of Where Things Stand as the Third Quarter Comes to an End
18 September 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Maeve O’Connor and Nick Potter
Takeaways from the NAIC Summer National Meeting
14 August 2020
Alex Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Eugene Benger, Robert M. Fettman, Risa Gordon and AJ Salomon.
Ongoing Coverage of the NAIC Summer National Meeting
7 August 2020
David Grosgold, Eugene Benger, Robert M. Fettman, Risa Gordon and AJ Salomon.
Coverage of the NAIC’s Summer National Meeting
31 July 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Eugene Benger, Christopher S. Ford, Risa B. Gordon, AJ Salomon
The Latest on Corporate Divisions and Insurance Business Transfers
24 July 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Marilyn A. Lion, Daniel Priest
Developing Regulatory Scrutiny of Underwriting Standards
17 July 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Susan Reagan Gittes, Robert M. Fettman
Insurance Company Balance Sheet Solutions: A Look at How Reinsurance Can Be Used for Efficient Capital Management
10 July 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Peter F.G. Schuur, Benjamin Lyon
The Current State of Play in the Insurance Industry: A Recap of Where Things Stand as the Second Quarter Comes to an End
26 June 2020
Eric Dinallo, Marilyn A. Lion, Maeve O'Connor, Nicholas F. Potter
How the COVID-19 Crisis has Affected Insurance M&A Activity
12 June 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Drew Dutton, David Grosgold
Returning to Work in the US: Key Employment Law Considerations
5 June 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser, Jyotin Hamid, Tricia Sherno
Insurance Company Capital Raising: How Insurers Have Been Accessing the Capital Markets During the COVID-19 Crisis
29 May 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Eric Juergens, Paul Rodel
COVID-19: The View from the UK and Europe
22 May 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, James Scoville, Benjamin Lyon, Clare Swirski
An Overview of Current Litigation Related to Business Interruptions as a Result of COVID-19
15 May 2020
Eric Dinallo, Susan Gittes, Maeve O’Connor
Protecting Policyholder Data
8 May 2020
Luke Dembosky, Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser
Reserving in the Age of COVID-19: A Look at How the COVID-19 Crisis is Affecting the Liability Side of Insurers’ Balance Sheets
1 May 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, William Sayre, Marc Slutzky
Downgrades, Defaults and More: Thinking About Holistic Solutions to Managing Insurance Company Asset Portfolios During the Time of COVID-19
24 April 2020
Eric Dinallo, Marilyn Lion, Sid Levinson
Regulatory Developments Briefing for Insurance Industry
17 April 2020
Eric Dinallo, Nicholas Potter