Insurance

Led by a team of experts across practices, we provide practical advice on a range of insurance-related matters, advising both start-ups and established multinational insurers and insurance intermediaries on licensing, regulatory and compliance obligations and representing them in corporate, commercial and restructuring transactions, as well as on a range of dispute-related matters.

Our expertise enables us to give comprehensive advice on matters concerning general and life insurers including bancassurance and catastrophe-linked arrangements. We have given specific advice with respect to compliance with Monetary Authority of Singapore requirements including remuneration and span of control related issues and insurance products such as investment-linked policies, over and above general regulatory matters such as anti-money laundering concerns, outsourcing arrangements and technology related compliance requirements. We provide valuable guidance and insight on licence applications and other regulatory submissions and audits. If required, we will make representations before the relevant regulators and trade association bodies on behalf of our clients. Our multi-disciplinary team is also able to advise on the use of insurance products in financing and other transactions.

Our disputes lawyers guide clients through rigorous enforcement investigations under the insurance and anti-money laundering legislation, and work with regulatory enforcement bodies, such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore, to provide comprehensive end-to-end solutions to insurance disputes. We advise on a wide variety of insurance and commercial matters for the insurance industry, including issues arising from tax appeals, employment practices, anti-solicitation, fraud, breach of trust and conspiracy, and other general commercial litigation. A market leader in Singapore, our team has extensive expertise in litigation, arbitration, mediation and other forms of dispute resolution including in relation to insurance matters.

Our clients include some of the largest and most prominent insurance companies and insurance intermediaries in Singapore. We also advise a number of international insurance companies on insurance regulations in Singapore.