Some terms frequently found in (re)insurance contracts and statutes have different meanings in common law, English-speaking jurisdictions than they do in civil law, Spanish-speaking countries. It is critical for (re)insurers...more
In large, complex coverage disputes, it is common for international insurers and reinsurers based in a common law jurisdiction to get involved in the adjustment and dispute resolution of claims subject to the laws of civil...more
Brazil, the largest South American economy, has been an important market for international insurers and reinsurers for many years. At the same time, Brazil presents major property risks for underwriters. Companies covering...more
Latin America presents excellent opportunities for the global (re)insurance industry. But, there are a number of important considerations for insurance and reinsurance companies underwriting risks in the region. This article...more
Originally published in Insurance Law360 on February 21, 2013.
Geomagnetic storms present a unique risk to power grids, power grid customers and insurers. The modern world, and particularly the East Coast of the U.S., is...more