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InsurTech

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Our global InsurTech lawyers provide clients with transactional advice, as well as counsel on the legal and regulatory challenges and risks related to the deployment of technology in insurance-related transactions and processes.

“Active in a wide range of FinTech areas – including peer-to-peer lending, robo-advice and financial services outsourcing – it is particularly singled out for its expertise in distributed ledgers, including blockchain.” Legal 500 UK, 2017

InsurTech encompasses the rapidly evolving use of technology innovations to deliver novel solutions, savings and improve efficiencies in the insurance value chain. These developments are having a transformative effect on both the retail and commercial sectors of the insurance industry.  As insurance is a regulated industry, ensuring compliance with law and regulation is especially relevant in this ever-changing market.

Our multi-disciplinary InsurTech practice, which forms part of our global FinTech practice, integrates lawyers with a wide range of industry and technical expertise and legal competencies and operates across the globe.

Our recent experience includes advising some of the world’s leading insurance companies, as well as InsurTech start-ups, on the legal and regulatory issues relating to potential use cases and the deployment of InsurTech. We also advise insurance consortia on their formation and governance as well as their deployment of technology.

Our areas of work include:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Crowdfunding
  • Distributed ledgers
  • Distribution and capacity arrangements
  • Financial services regulation
  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and capital raisings
  • InsurTech M&A
  • Intellectual property ownership and trademarking
  • Investments, including venture capital, equity capital market fundraising, private equity and debt finance
  • Joint ventures and consortia
  • Membership and digital media
  • RegTech
  • Smart contracts
  • Telematics

Awards and accolades:

  • Legal 500 UK, Fintech, The Legal 500, 2017