Vikram Sidhu’s practice covers a broad range of corporate and regulatory matters with a focus on the insurance and reinsurance industry. Vikram regularly assists clients on structuring, negotiating and documenting complex corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, complex insurance and reinsurance contracts, transactions involving insurtech products and companies, alternative risk transfer solutions, catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked securities, new insurance and reinsurance products, run-off solutions and exit strategies, portfolio transfers and assumption transactions.  In addition, he advises clients on all aspects of insurance regulation in the United States, including licensing of insurance companies, change of control, credit for reinsurance, captives, insurance agent and broker licensing and regulation, risk transfer and permissible investments under insurance investment laws.

Vikram's experience also includes various types of commercial transactions, such as commercial contracts (supply, distribution, agency, licensing and services agreements), investments and joint ventures in India and other developing countries, microfinance and microinsurance transactions, and regulatory/government investigations.

Vikram is the author of the US Insurance and Reinsurance law survey in The Legal 500’s Country Comparative Guides 2020, a copy of which can be found here.

Admissions

  • New York, 2002
  • District of Columbia, 2016

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2001
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Cornell University, 1997
  • Accion Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance, Harvard Business School, 2013

Memberships

  • Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC)