Wyatt has a large and diverse base of insurance company clients.  Our Insurance practice is designed to meet all of the needs of today’s insurance organizations, from regulatory compliance to corporate planning and the development and implementation of acquisition and anti-takeover strategies to litigation and dispute resolution.

Our team approach enables us to blend the talent of our attorneys, whatever the topic, to help the client achieve its goals quickly and efficiently.  Examples of this experience include:

Business Transactions

  • Business expansion through new product lines, services, and distribution channels
  • Advising boards and executive management concerning corporate governance, including board and committee makeup, decision-making processes, disclosure practices, investor communications and strategic planning
  • Acquisitions of insurance companies
  • Securities law advice and securitization of assets
  • Formation of captive insurers
  • Structuring joint ventures, partnerships, and other strategic alliances
  • Structuring holding companies and advising on insurance holding company holding act matters

Financial Services

  • Insurance product development, including policy and coverage contract drafting; presentations of products, forms, and programs to reinsurers; and negotiating, drafting and assisting in the presentation of products and programs developed by MGAs
  • Structuring, drafting, and negotiating all manner of agreements governing the legal relationships among an insurance carrier, its MGAs, producers, and reinsurers, including MGA and producer agreements and reinsurance treaties

Government Regulation

  • Insurance regulatory analysis, compliance counseling, and related regulatory litigation
  • Enforcement and contested hearings before state regulators
  • Monitoring legislation/access to decision-makers with various Departments of Commerce and Insurance
  • Regulatory impact of investment decisions
  • Licensing, Registrations, Certificates of Authority, Surplus Lines filings

Intellectual Property