David W. Alberts

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 506 2611

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
  • Insurance
  • Transactions
  • Bermuda & Other Offshore Reinsurance
  • Complex Reinsurance Transactions
  • Insurance Linked Securities
  • Insurance Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Insurance Outsourcing & Information Technology
  • Insurance Regulatory & Compliance
  • Insurance Tax
  • Life Insurance & Reinsurance Transactions
  • Pension De-Risking & Longevity Solutions
  • Reinsurance Run-off and Insolvency
  • Japan
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 506 2611
Fax: 212 262 1910
University Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., 1986
Law SchoolThe University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1991
Admitted1991, Illinois; 1997, New York


Member, Interested Parties' Group of the NAIC Reinsurance Task Force


David Alberts is a partner in the New York office of Mayer Brown, where he focuses his practice on insurance and reinsurance matters. In addition, his corporate and regulatory practice includes a wide range of transactional, counseling and advisory services to numerous financial institutions.

David's work for the life and non-life insurance industry includes corporate, regulatory, contract wording, insurance finance, credit enhancements, new product development, evaluation and management of runoff liabilities, and development and implementation of exit strategies such as liability-based restructuring, financial reinsurance and portfolio transfers. He regularly advises on multijurisdictional and cross-border regulatory issues, including credit for reinsurance laws, risk transfer regulations, permissible investment under insurance investment laws and related collateralization requirements.

David was designated as a leading lawyer for Insurance: Transactional and Regulatory in the 2006 - present editions of Chambers USA and is also included in the International Who's Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (2005 - present).


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AG 48 and the (Modest) Transformation of Life Reserve Financings
David W. Alberts,Lawrence R. Hamilton,Colin Scagell,Nicole Zayac, April 13, 2015
After three full years of regulators compiling data, reading legal documents, studying actuarial models and consulting with outside advisors related to the life insurance industry’s use of captive reinsurers for so-called AXXX and XXX reserve financing transactions, year-end 2014 was...

Insurance Regulators Work to Address Cyber Security Issues
David W. Alberts,Lawrence R. Hamilton,Colin Scagell,Nicole Zayac, April 13, 2015
As data breaches and their consequences have become increasingly common and gained public attention, cyber security has become a significant issue for both the insurance industry and insurance regulators. Although the recent coverage of the massive cyber security breach at Anthem, Inc.

PRA Sets Out How the UK Will Implement Solvency II
David W. Alberts,Lawrence R. Hamilton,Colin Scagell,Nicole Zayac, April 13, 2015
On February 12, 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (“PRA”) sent a letter, to life and general insurance firms setting out the information relating to the UK implementation of the Solvency II directive, including a timetable for the PRA's activities in the next few months.

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David W. Alberts

1675 Broadway
New YorkNY 10019-5820


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