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Duane Morris' nationally recognized Insurance practice provides the full range of reinsurance representation, from simple two-party disputes to complex multiparty international arbitrations involving billion-dollar transactions. In addition, we have significant experience in negotiating and drafting all forms of reinsurance agreements, including master facultative agreements, pooling agreements, assumption/novation agreements, loss portfolio transfer agreements and quota share agreements.

Reinsurance disputes often involve unique and unresolved issues of law that put a premium on creative legal work and innovative resolutions. Our in-depth understanding of the global reinsurance industry, from the custom and practice of the reinsurance industry and related laws and regulations, allows us to provide our clients with focused reinsurance advice to assist in effectively and efficiently addressing risks and disputes.

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Report to NAIC on Captives: The Controversy About Principle-Based Reserves and Captives Continues
, April 01, 2014
The use by life insurance companies of captive reinsurance companies to finance XXX and AXXX reserves has been a significant and contentious issue in recent years. Some members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the "NAIC") are deeply opposed to captive-based...