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Our insurance team advises clients on a full range of issues related to the insurance sector including:

  • general regulatory issues, licensing and compliance
  • incorporation and restructuring, M&A in the insurance sector
  • passporting’ arrangements and other cross boarder issues
  • corporate matters
  • insurance product design for life and non-life products, adjustment of foreign insurance products to local requirements and market practice
  • distribution of insurance products schemes, agency and bancassurance agreements
  • insurance issues in corporate and commercial transactions, review of insurance offers and negotiating insurance contracts
  • portfolio transfers
  • investment activities of insurance companies
  • legal due diligence in the insurance sector and due diligence analysis for transactional insurance products
  • IT, e-commerce, data protection and IP issues in the insurance sector
  • insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, defending insured claims, disputes arising out of insurance distribution

Examples of our work

  • advising on regulatory and corporate issues with respect to setting up an insurer in Poland in a life insurance business
  • providing a day-to-day legal advice with respect to corporate and regulatory matters of a non-life insurance company in Poland specialised in vehicle insurance
  • advising on and negotiating framework agreements and packages of insurance products related to bancassurance scheme established in Poland
  • advising on a restructuring of the one of the leading Polish insurer’s investment portfolio
  • advising on merger of insurance and pension companies in one of the leading insurance groups in Poland
  • advising on a complex restructuring of IT, IP and data protection issues in the Polish insurance group being a part of the international financial group
  • advising on one of the biggest Polish infrastructural institutions with respect to evaluation of their insurance cover needs, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts of their behalf covering insurance issues as well as evaluating and negotiating insurance contracts provided by third parties with respect of their insurance and contractual needs
  • advising numerous foreign insurers on adjustment of insurance products to the local regulations and market practice
  • advising on a complex legal, regulatory and settlement solution with respect to a direct claim adjustment for liability insurance to one of the main Polish insurance institutions
  • a complex legal advice with respect to data protection transfers and schemes within the international insurance group
  • advising with respect to regulatory and commercial aspects of a restructuring of one of the Polish leading insurer’s assets’ portfolio
  • advising on regulatory issues of an insurance portfolio transfer for a foreign insurance company operating in Poland

Some of the clients we have assisted

AIG, Allianz, Aviva, Compensa, Euro Insurances, Generali, Generalna Dyrekcja Dróg Krajowych i Autostrad, Inter-Polska, KUKE, Link4, Nationwide, Orange, Pekao, Pramerica, Provident Polska, PZU, Skania, Societe Generale, Swiss Re, Zurich Financial

Paweł Stykowski

Grzegorz Kott

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