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Adolfo Paolini

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Adolfo Paolini

Adolfo Paolini

Consultant

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Adolfo Paolini

Adolfo Paolini

Consultant

Adolfo is a consultant to the International Arbitration Team in the London office.

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Profile & Experience

Adolfo is a consultant to the International Arbitration Team in the London office.

Regions covered
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Adolfo's area of research, expertise and practice includes D&O Insurance, Corporate Law and Financial Institutions. He is a qualified Lawyer in Venezuela and the vice –chair of the civil liability working party in the International Insurance Law Association AIDA. His role involves advising on D&O matters, general insurance disputes, company law, corporate governance, guidance as to the operation of the insurance market in Latin America and provide in-house training  for members of the firm.

Adolfo is Associate Dean and Head of the Law School in the University of Buckingham in the UK. Very active in the international arena, he has delivered conference papers and seminars in more than 13 countries; the judiciary, practitioners and academics have endorsed his work. His co-authored book 'Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance' was awarded the British Insurance Law Association Book Prize in 2009 (Second Edition forthcoming).

Experience
  • Advised on a number of D&O cases including conduct exclusions, breach of directors' duties, deferred prosecution agreements and comparative D&O.
  • Advised on a number of company law issues such as corporate veil, minority shareholders protection and directors' duties and liabilities
  • Has given legal opinions regarding the miss-selling of financial products
  • Advised as to the operation of the Venezuelan Insurance Regulation