Shane de Burca – de Burca PLLC

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New York, New York 10038, United States

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Catastrophe Bonds: the basics

Catastrophe bonds (“Cat Bonds”) are a form of insurance-linked security used to finance peak, non-recurrent insurance risks, such as hurricanes, tropical storms and earthquakes. Cat Bonds are the most common form of…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Securities Law

Industry Loss Warranties: the basics

Industry loss warranties (“ILW”) are a form of insurance-linked security used to finance peak, non-recurrent insurance risks, such as hurricanes, tropical storms and earthquakes. The distinguishing characteristic of ILWs is the…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Securities Law

Proposed Insurance Exemption from Definition of Swap

The SEC and CFTC have proposed rules that clarify the definition of swap under the Dodd-Frank Act and explains under which circumstances an insurance contract will not constitute a swap. Insurance contracts will continue to be…more
| Finance & Banking, Insurance, Securities Law

Insurance Linked Securities: the basics

Insurance-linked securities (“ILS”) are innovative financial vehicles that are increasingly used to finance peak, non-recurrent insurance risks, such as hurricanes, pandemics and earthquakes, and other types of losses. ILS are…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Securities Law
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Finance & Banking
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Law
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