Tanguy Le Gouëllec de Schwarz: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Tanguy Le Gouëllec de Schwarz

Partner, Goldberg Segalla Global LLP
London,  England
Phone+44 20 3371 5480

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Practice Areas

  • Global Insurance Services
  • Insurance Regulatory
 
Contact InfoTelephone: +44 20 3371 5480
Fax: +44 20 3371 5451
http://www.goldbergsegalla.com/attorneys/tanguy-le-gouellec-de-schwarz
 
EducationSyracuse University (B.S., cum laude, 1994); The College of Law, London (Common Professional Examination and Legal Practice Course, 1998)
 
Admitted2001, England and Wales; Qualified French Lawyer
 
Memberships 

Professional Affiliations
•Insurance and Reinsurance Legacy Association (IRLA)
•Defense Research Institute (DRI)
•International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
•Association de Professionnels de la Reassurance en France (APREF)
•The French Club: Social Chairman

Community Involvement
•Council member, local RC Church

 
LanguagesFrench
 
Biography

Tanguy Le Gouellec de Schwarz is a dual-qualified lawyer (French and English law) who focuses on the resolution of insurance and reinsurance disputes, both in the UK and French courts, and on domestic and international arbitrations.

Tanguy has acted in product liability disputes, Financial Institutions (FI) and/or E&O related disputes at both the insurance and reinsurance levels. Tanguy also advises on coverage issues (both on English and French law) in respect of product liability policies (French and English), Errors and Omissions (E&O), Financial Institutions, Directors and Officers (D&O), and property.

Tanguy has acted in the largest reinsurance litigation in France, and on numerous reinsurance arbitrations (both facultative and treaty). Tanguy has considerable experience in asbestos-related issues at both the insurance and reinsurance levels.

Honors
Expert Guides: Insurance and Reinsurance

Publications
• Singing From Different Hymn Sheets, Global Reinsurance
Autumn 2013
• New EU Cyber Risk Regulation to Be in Place by 2015, Reinsurance
September 2013
• Tanguy Le Gouellec de Schwarz and Daniel W. Gerber Quoted in New EU Laws to Heighten Cyber Risk Exposure, Reactions
August 21, 2013

Presentations/Publications
Author, “New EU Cyber Risk Regulation to Be in Place by 2015,” Reinsurance, September 2013
Author, “Singing From Different Hymn Sheets,” Global Reinsurance, Autumn 2013
Quoted in “New EU Laws to Heighten Cyber Risk Exposure,” Reactions, August 21, 2013
Co-Author, “Insurers Preparing Cyber Risk Are Not Prepared for Their Hurricane Katrina Moment,” Reinsurance Asia, September 2012
Co-Author, “Emergence of Travel Disruption Insurance Addresses Supply Chain Concern,” Insurance Day, September 26, 2012

Recent Experience
Acting and advising insurers of an air carrier following the crash of one of its aircraft in the Red Sea
Numerous coverage advices on product liability and multi-jurisdictional D&O policies
Acting for insurers in a faulty designed recycling truck claim
Advising insurers with respect to coverage issues arising out of faulty construction piles
Acting for insurers with respect to a severe head injury claim arising out of a faulty horsebox trailer
Acting for the insurers of electronic goods in a faulty cable box claim
Acting for E&O insurers (Defendants) of French brokers (producing brokers) in relation to a US $500 million litigation
Acting for a major composite insurer in arbitration (Claimant) claiming historical asbestos losses under numerous reinsurance contracts
Advising a major composite insurer in relation to a potential Part VII transfer of a portfolio of French property and casualty business, including consideration of both the English and French regimes
Acting and advising aviation reinsurers on coverage issues during a French arbitration against reinsureds
Acting for a captive of a large accounting firm in an arbitration against the captive's reinsurers
Advising and acting for insurers and reinsurers on applicable law and jurisdiction issues in relation to reinsurance policies and acting in relation to related English Court proceedings, including in the Court of Appeal
Advising on and drafting a suite of commutation agreements for a major UK composite insurer in relation to long-tail business, and advising generally on the potential recoverability from reinsurers
Acting for E&O insurers (Defendants) of English brokers in relation to the placement of a liability insurance cover for a series of Italian hospitals
Advising insurers on coverage issues concerning claims issued in France by local governments against their insured bank
Advising Bankers Blanket Bonds facultative reinsurers of an Afghan bank on coverage issues
Acting for insurers involved in a binding authority granting the coverholder (a French broker) authority to bind them for construction risks
Providing UK insurers with training on wordings-related issues, developments in relation to asbestos losses, and law and jurisdiction issues

Blog
The Insurance and Reinsurance Report

Achievements
Goldberg Segalla Partners Selected for Premier Global Insurance and Reinsurance Directories
November 2014
Reactions Names Goldberg Segalla Law Firm of the Year
June 12, 2014

 
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Office Information

Tanguy Le Gouëllec de Schwarz

1st Floor, 65 Leadenhall Street
London EC3A 2AD
 

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