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Arthur Cox

Practice Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Profile: Arthur Cox is a leader in the area of Insurance law in Ireland. Our practice group spans all aspects of both contentious and non-contentious insurance law and regulation. Our dedicated team has a wealth of experience advising clients in the Insurance sector on all aspects and stages of their business from establishment onto expansion to closing books of business. We act for a large number of Insurers and Reinsurers across a wide range of sectors. Our clients include non-life insurers, life insurers and reinsurers serving the Irish and International market. We also advise a large number of captive insurers, insurance and reinsurance brokers and specialists advisors to the insurance industry, including captive managers. Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group is particularly recognised for its extensive experience in the areas of Medical, Personal Injuries and General Liability Insurance.
  • Advising Irish authorised life and non-life insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries on establishment and set-up requirements;
  • Advising on access to EEA Markets, including both the establishment of branches and the provision of insurance services under the European Union Insurance Directives and advising Third Country insurers on branch activities in Ireland;
  • Advising on all aspects of on-going regulation for life, non-life, captive and reinsurance operations including governance, compliance and regulatory investigation issues;
  • Advising Insurers on capital requirements including reinsurance arrangements, risk securitisations, and innovative risk transfer arrangements (both life and non-life);
  • Advising on court-sanctioned portfolio transfers/schemes of arrangement relating to the amalgamation of both life and non-life insurers;
  • Acting in relation to demutualisations, mergers and acquisitions including joint ventures, reorganisations and the winding up of insurers and reinsurers;
  • Advising and drafting outsource arrangements and distribution arrangements (including white labelled offerings) for regulated insurers and intermediaries;
  • Advising on the captive regime in Ireland;
  • Advising in relation to the conduct of business in Ireland including tax, data protection, consumer protection concerns;
  • Key document review and policy advisory work.



McCarthy, Jennifer

Firm: Arthur Cox
Position: Head of Insurance & Reinsurance
Address: Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 T380, Ireland
Phone: +353 1 920 1167
Fax: +353 1 920 1020
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