Arent Fox attorneys are experienced in disputes as well as regulatory and transactional matters. We are at the forefront of modern insurance issues such as life settlements and alternative risk transfer (ART).
Arent Fox advises US and European insurers, reinsurers, and brokers on multistate licensing projects, payment of Federal Excise Tax, regulatory compliance matters and investigations in a number of states. We counsel clients on cross-border acquisitions including difficult employment issues for public companies. We also advise US and international insurers and producers on compliance, Market Conduct Examinations, licensing, and surplus lines eligibility issues. Our attorneys are experienced in crafting new forms of insurance and drafting reinsurance and producer agreements. We also conduct internal investigations and achieve cost-effective resolutions for claims practices by the New York Attorney General's office.
Arent Fox attorneys have extensive experience defending against first-party and coverage claims, bad faith claims, punitive damages, excess judgments, and third-party claims. We also represent insurers in disputes under D&O policies, in patent infringement cases, and against title insurance claims.
Our services include:
- Insurance company and agency M&A
- Capital markets and securitization
- Insurance company formation
- National licensing for insurers and producers
- Agency agreements and reinsurance contracts
- Governmental investigations
- Life settlement and premium finance