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Une présence et une expérience mondiales inégalées dans tous les secteurs de l'assurance

Clyde & Co est le plus important cabinet juridique spécialisé dans les assurances au monde. Il fournit des services de conseil et de résolution des litiges de la plus haute qualité aux assureurs et à leurs clients opérant sur les marchés établis et émergents.

En plaçant nos clients au centre de tout ce que nous faisons, notre objectif est de combiner notre expérience spécialisée du marché avec une gestion hors pair de nos relations pour construire un service spécifiquement adapté aux besoins de nos clients, basé sur la compréhension de leurs philosophies individuelles en matière de sinistres et de leur appétit de souscription, ainsi que sur les questions de capital, d'exploitation et de réglementation auxquelles ils sont confrontés.

Notre capacité d'offrir des conseils sur la couverture et des services de défense est inégalées et ce, dans toutes les branches de l'assurance et de la réassurance, du plus petit sinistre au plus complexe. Notre pratique de pointe en matière de règlement des litiges couvre les litiges et toutes les formes de règlement alternatif des conflits en rapport avec des réclamations contentieuses. Nous avons également une expérience dans la représentation des assureurs dans le cadre de procédures réglementaires contentieuses.

Les risques sont de plus en plus interconnectés au niveau mondial. Nous nous concentrons sur des produits et des problèmes nouveaux et émergents, ainsi que sur des lignes plus traditionnelles, et nous avons développé nos activités à l'échelle internationale en associant notre présence mondiale et nos connaissances spécialisées locales pour garantir que nous pouvons répondre rapidement aux problèmes de nos clients où qu'ils se produisent, et soutenir nos clients quant aux questions multi juridictionnelles les plus complexes.

Nous offrons une gamme complète de services de conseil, notamment sur les questions de rédaction de polices d'assurance, le développement de nouveaux produits, les options de financement et les recouvrements. Nous disposons d'équipes spécialisées dans les assurances d'entreprise, commerciales et réglementaires qui travaillent dans le monde entier et qui conseillent nos clients à chaque étape de leur développement. Ces équipes travaillent en étroite collaboration avec nos collègues de droit de l'emploi, de l'immobilier et de la fiscalité, offrant ainsi à nos clients assureurs la plus large gamme de services juridiques soutenus par une véritable expertise sectorielle.

Notre travail en assurance et réassurance

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  • Nepal Airlines chartered flight crash

    Advising insurers in respect of the chartered flight to Jomsom from Pokhara which crashed on the banks of Kaligandaki river near the airport after it skidded off the runway while making a turn.

    Nepal

    A distributed denial of service attack

    A distributed denial of service attack, which caused the website of a major retailer to shut down for nearly 72 hours, leading to business interruption loss and other first party loss.

    United States

    Abu Dhabi health authority terms of reference

    Advising on the terms of reference for Abu Dhabi Health Authority’s disciplinary committee for medical professionals which involved considering applicable federal and Abu Dhabi laws and regulations and examining best practice internationally

    United Arab Emirates

    Acklins Blue Cessna 402 crash

    Advising insurers regarding the Cessna 402 aircraft accident which crashed into Lake Killarney shortly after take-off from Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), Bahamas on a flight to San Salvador causing multiple fatalities.

    Bahamas

    Acquisition of a life insurance company to form an on-line digital life insurer

    Advising an asset management and investment firm on its acquisition (together with a tech conglomerate) of a strategic stake in a life insurance company with a view to establish the first on-line digital life insurer in Hong Kong

     

    Hong Kong

    Acquisition of life insurer assets by US financial institution

    Represented a large US financial institution in connection with its acquisition, through reinsurance, of US$1.7 billion of policies and corresponding reserves and related assets from life insurer as part of court-ordered rehabilitation and separately its acquisition of a life insurance company

    United States

    Acting for a wealth management firm

    Acting for a wealth management firm in respect of multiple customer complaints concerning advice given to invest in an unregulated collective investment scheme (a fund of hedge funds). We advised on communications with customers and the FOS and have assisted with the design and implementation of a scheme (for approval by the FCA) to compensate all customers who fit within certain defined parameters

    United Kingdom

    Acting for IFAs

    Acting for IFAs in claims by clients and the FSCS arising out of the collapse of Keydata Investors who have lost all of their funds

    United Kingdom

    Acting in relation to a series of unregulated investments

    Acting for an IFA on a claim brought by a household name against his former financial adviser in relation to a series of unregulated investments made across the world

    United Kingdom

    Acting in relation to civil and regulatory exposures

    Acting for a wealth management firm in relation to civil and regulatory exposures arising from pension switching advice in which customers were advised to switch from occupational to personal pensions

    United Kingdom
  • Total loss of a jackup drilling rig

    Advising a P&I club on coverage arising out of the capsize and total loss of a jackup drilling rig in Angolan waters at the mouth of the Congo River

    Angola

    Pit wall collapse at the world's most profitable diamond mine

    Advising reinsurers on coverage for property damage and business interruption claim following a pit wall collapse at the world's most profitable diamond mine and where the loss alleged exceeds USD 250 million.

    Botswana

    Yemenia Airways flight 626 accident

    Advising insurers in respect of over 2500 passenger claims following Yemenia Airways Airbus accident on approach to runway, causing one fatality.

    Comoros

    Subrogated recovery following drill ship loss

    Acting on behalf of Saipem and subrogated insurers against the manufacturers of a disc brake and control system that was determined as the cause of the damage to Saipem's new generation drill ship, the Saipem 10,000.

    Equatorial Guinea

    Allied Air Flight 111 crash

    Advising insurers on an Allied Air Boeing 727 cargo plane which overran the runway on landing and broke through the airport perimeter fence causing fatalities and multiple ground injuries.

    Ghana

    Kenya Airways flight KQ507 accident

    Dealing with the legal liability claims arising out of an accident to Kenya Airways flight KQ507 which crashed immediately after takeoff from Douala International Airport.

    Kenya

    Afriqiyah Airways accident in Tripoli

    Advising Afriqiyah Airways and its insurers and reinsurers following the accident on flight from Johannesburg to Tripoli where aircraft touched down short of the runway, broke up and caught fire.

    Libya

    Dana Airlines disaster in Lagos

    Advising insurers regarding Dana Airlines flight 992 which crashed on its approach to Lagos, destroying the aircraft. All passengers and crew perished.

    Nigeria

    Implementing digital distribution channels for a life insurer

    Advising a life insurer on implementing digital distribution channels including mobile applications and USSD channels to distribute certain life insurance policies to its policyholders whilst ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, including data protection laws and the Policyholder Protection Rules relevant to such products and providing guidance in relation to licensing options available to such insurer in compliance with the Insurance Act, 18 of 2017

    South Africa

    Establishment of an insurtech offering

    Advising an insurer in relation to the establishment of its insurtech offering, including providing guidance in relation to the structure of the arrangements between the insurer and the technology partner appointed by it to create the Insurtech platform, drafting agreements between the parties to govern the arrangements between the parties and providing regulatory advice to ensure that all applicable laws (including data protection laws and insurance laws) are complied with throughout the...

    South Africa
  • Acklins Blue Cessna 402 crash

    Advising insurers regarding the Cessna 402 aircraft accident which crashed into Lake Killarney shortly after take-off from Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), Bahamas on a flight to San Salvador causing multiple fatalities.

    Bahamas

    Reorganisation using Part VII transfers

    Advising The Standard Club on the reorganisation of their Bermudian and various UK underwriting entities into one entity using Part VII transfers

    Bermuda

    CNA acquisition of Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited

    Advising CNA Financial Corporation on its GBP 143 million acquisition of Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited

    Bermuda

    Enstar Acquisition of Torus

    Advising Enstar Group on their USD 692 million acquisition of specialty insurer Torus

    Bermuda

    Substantive Bermuda Form matters for reinsurers

    Acting for reinsurers in the first case on substantive Bermuda Form matters to come before the English Courts, AZICO v. XL and ACE ([2013] EWCA Civ 1660)

    Bermuda

    Liabilities claim at Brazilian hydroelectric power plant

    Advising a panel of international reinsurers on their liabilities arising from strike and riot in a hydroelectric power plant in Brazil, with a stated claim of BRL 1.5 billion

    Brazil

    Dispute concerning an all-risk insurance policy for a hydro-electric project

    Advising six co-insurers and thirty co-reinsurers in relation to a complex multi-jurisdictional dispute, involving court proceedings in the UK and Brazil, in addition to arbitrations under ARIAS and LCIA rules.

    Brazil

    Floating unit collision USD 20 million claim

    Acting for an insurer in relation to the P-XXV case involving a USD 20 million claim by a Brazilian insured for loss and damage following the collision of a floating unit

    Brazil

    Political risk cover for zinc and lead mines in South America

    Advising a bank on political risk cover for investments in lead and zinc mines in South America

    Brazil

    Successfully defending the Dispute Clause in an export credit insurer's accounts receivable policy

    Successfully defending the Dispute Clause in a large export credit insurer's accounts receivable (shipments) policy for the fifth time before Canadian courts, including favourable decisions of both the Quebec and the Ontario Courts of Appeal.

    Canada
  • Nepal Airlines chartered flight crash

    Advising insurers in respect of the chartered flight to Jomsom from Pokhara which crashed on the banks of Kaligandaki river near the airport after it skidded off the runway while making a turn.

    Nepal

    Berkshire Hathaway Speciality Insurance Company on its establishment of insurance operations

    Advising Berkshire Hathaway Speciality Insurance Company on its establishment of insurance operations in Australia, including in relation insurance authorisation and financial services licencing, outsourcing and distribution arrangements, corporate and operational establishment, and staffing and resources

    Australia

    CUNA Mutual Insurance on the sale of its Australian life and general insurance operations

    Advising CUNA Mutual Insurance on the sale of its Australian life and general insurance operations, a share sale transaction which involved extensive analysis and advice on the transfer of insurance operations, distribution arrangements and in relation to outsourcing agreements

    Australia

    St. George Bank on a life insurance joint venture/business partner arrangement with AIG Life

    Acting for St. George Bank on the negotiation and structuring of a life insurance joint venture/business partner arrangement with AIG Life, including in relation to the negotiation, documentation, structuring and obtaining of regulatory approvals

    Australia

    Chubb on the merger and integration of the ACE and Chubb businesses

    Advising the Chubb group on the merger and integration of the ACE and Chubb businesses in Australia, involving regulatory approvals, portfolio transfer and management of other operational issues (including the migration of staff, claims handling and underwriting systems and processes)

    Australia

    Large claim for double insurance against contracts work insurer

    Acting for the industrial special risks insurer in a mining project in respect of a large claim for double insurance against the contracts work insurer

    Australia

    Federal Court of Australia proceedings

    Acting for the insurers of a large consulting engineering firm in relation to Federal Court of Australia proceedings which alleged they were responsible for the collapse of underground mine workings

    Australia

    Defense of structural engineers

    Defending structural engineers alleged to have failed to take account of hydrostatic pressure calculations in designing a landmark luxury harbour-side apartment complex

    Australia

    Negligence claims in relation to various projects

    Acting for an engineer defending negligence claims in relation to various projects, including the allegedly negligent design of tunnels, roads and bridges

    Australia

    Australian insurance regulatory issues

    Providing extensive advice on Australian insurance regulatory issues including assisting with the establishment of insurance operations and on reinsurance collateral arrangements

    Australia
  • USD 147 million acquisition in the GCC

    Advising RSA on its USD 147 million acquisition of Al Ahlia Insurance Company of Oman, creating Oman’s largest insurance company by premium income. This was the first major insurance acquisition in the GCC in recent years

    Oman

    Implementing regulations

    Advising QFCRA on the draft implementing regulations for the insurance sector to be issued by the Qatar Central Bank pursuant to the QCB Law; including undertaking an extensive benchmarking exercise against the insurance laws and regulations of the GCC.

    Qatar

    Capsize of the offshore vessel Demas Victory

    Acting for insurers in relation to the “Demas Victory”, an offshore supply vessel, which capsized inbound to Qatar resulting in 30 deaths and ensuing criminal and civil proceedings, insurance and blood money issues

    Qatar

    Material damage from highway construction failure

    Advising reinsurers in a GBP 200 million material damage claim being brought in the courts of Qatar, arising from the failure of a newly constructed highway.

    Qatar

    SAMA insurance regime

    Advising insurance interests on the SAMA insurance regime and establishing operations in Saudi Arabia.

    Saudi Arabia

    Data Protection issues arising out of outsourcing arrangements

    Advising two international health insurers on the data protection issues arising in the context of their outsourcing arrangements with their Saudi joint ventures

    Saudi Arabia

    Business interruption claim at Saudi petrochemical complex

    Acting for liability insurers of a power plant in Saudi Arabia which suffered 3 power outages and allegedly caused substantial property damage and related losses at a very large petrochemical complex on the Red Sea.

    Saudi Arabia

    USD 4 million cash in transit theft

    Acting for London market reinsurers in relation to cash in transit losses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following the theft of over USD 4 million in cash by the driver of one of the vehicles of the original insured, an armoured vehicle provider. We provided coverage advice in relation to the application of policy terms and conditions, including in respect of misrepresentation and non-disclosure arguments, under Saudi law.

    Saudi Arabia

    GCC government Social Health Insurance Project

    Advising the project team for in connection with its mandate to evaluate its health funding system and come up with proposals for reform and thereafter advising on the introduction of the Social Health Insurance Scheme, including drafting the requisite legislation and implementing regulations

    Saudi Arabia

    Electronic insurance regulations in the UAE

    Advising various Insurtech entities and their partners on forthcoming electronic insurance regulations in the UAE

    United Arab Emirates
  • Art damage in storage and recovery of losses

    Assisting in the recovery of losses incurred by the owner of works by a leading 20th century painter, sculptor, print-maker and ceramicist following damage caused to a number of works stored by a well-known art packer and shipper

    Belgium

    Advising underwriters over contaminated babies' milk

    Advising underwriters in relation to the contamination of baby milk in Denmark. Our team is advising on coverage and liability with the assistance of Danish agents.

    Denmark

    Finnish OP-Pohjola acquisition of Skandia

    Advising Finnish insurer OP-Pohjola on its EUR 1.3 billion acquisition of the Finnish business of Skandia

    Finland

    Insurance coverage for PIP implants

    Representing a product liability insurer of a chain of private hospitals specialising in providing cosmetic surgery, including breast implants, in regards to claims from patients who had been given the French-made PIP implants. These implants received extensive media coverage when it was discovered that they had been filled with non-medical-grade silicone, thought to be of a type used to make mattresses.

    France

    European distribution agreement and regulatory implications

    Advising a global insurer on its European-wide distribution agreement with a retail bank and the regulatory implications of that agreement

    France

    Caño Limon pipeline French reinsurance arbitration

    Advising on a USD 3 million reinsurance arbitration on the aggregation of losses arising out of terrorist attacks on the Caño Limon pipeline. The reinsurance contracts were subject to French law and arbitration and the case led to a court dispute and mediation in relation to the implication of the purported transfer of outwards run off reinsurance

    France

    Baqueira Beret serious skiing accident

    Serious accident of a French citizen whilst skiing in Baqueira Beret resulting in paraplegia. Proceedings instigated both in France and in Spain.

    France

    High voltage direct current connection outage and multi-jurisdictional damage claim

    Acting for UK and French insurers in relation to damage caused in both France and England due to an outage of the high voltage direct current connection between the UK and continental Europe. We faced complex issues in international law and the overlap of multiple contracts

    France

    The kidnapping of Shergar

    Advising on the kidnapping of the acclaimed Irish racehorse Shergar

    Ireland

    Subrogated recovery following major flood

    Acting for London insurers in respect of a subrogated recovery against a dam operator following a major flood in Europe.

    Ireland

Lignes d'affaires

Cyber

Cyber

Responsabilité à l’égard des pratiques d’emploi

Responsabilité à l’égard des pratiques d’emploi

Énergie

Énergie

Institutions financières, administrateurs et dirigeants

Institutions financières, administrateurs et dirigeants

Marine

Marine

Lésions corporelles

Lésions corporelles

Responsabilité et rappel de produits

Responsabilité et rappel de produits

Indemnisation professionnelle

Indemnisation professionnelle

Biens immobiliers

Biens immobiliers

Réassurance

Réassurance

Assurances spécialisées

Assurances spécialisées

Services publics d’alimentation en eau

Services publics d’alimentation en eau

Services corporatifs

Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration

Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration

Employment, Pensions & Immigration

Employment, Pensions & Immigration

InsurTech

InsurTech

Regulatory & Investigations

Regulatory & Investigations

Aviation & Space

Aviation & Space

Corporate

Corporate

Commercial

Commercial

Coronavirus Information Hub

Coronavirus Information Hub

 

Contact clé 

James Cooper
Associé, Responsable mondial du groupe de pratique Assurance

James est le président du Global Insurance Practice Group et le chef de l'équipe "Institutions financières et D&O".

La pratique de James se concentre sur tous les aspects de l'assurance et des services financiers. Il possède une vaste expérience dans la représentation d'administrateurs, de dirigeants et d'institutions financières sur des questions litigieuses dans un certain nombre de juridictions. Une grande partie de cette expérience porte sur l'arbitrage et les mandats transfrontaliers ayant un lien international.

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