Joshua P. Borden

Joshua P. Borden: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
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Biography

Josh Borden represents insurance companies on regulatory, reinsurance, general corporate and transactional matters. He advises on mergers and acquisitions, transfers of blocks of insurance business, restructurings of insurance holding company systems and the creation of captive insurance company programs. His practice focuses on compliance with state insurance regulations, and he regularly provides counsel with respect to licensing requirements, filings under the state insurance holding company acts, credit for reinsurance and investment limitations. Josh also assists clients with legislation, examinations and investigations.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland (US), Josh was an associate with a large, international law firm in New York, focusing on insurance regulatory matters. Josh also previously served as a Special Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York.

Selected Experience

Represented Nationwide on its acquisition of Jefferson National Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries.
Advised Verizon on the insurance aspects of its $7.5 billion transfer in pension obligations to Prudential.
Advised Pan-American Life on its merger with MTL MHC and various other matters.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Lawyers Alliance for New York for pro bono service (2013)

Publications

“What I enjoy most about my practice is the unique opportunity to tackle the most challenging and significant issues affecting the insurance industry.”

Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: NAIC 2019 Spring National Meeting (April 18, 2019)
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its 2019 Spring National Meeting from April 5 through 9 in Orlando, Florida. This meeting was distinguished by a very large class of ...

Legal Alert: Rhode Island statute on voluntary restructuring of solvent insurers amended to provide increased options and greater flexibility (July 23, 2018)
Earlier this month Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed into law changes to the state’s runoff statute that are intended to make it a more attractive channel for insurers and reinsurers seeking ...

Legal Alert: Insurance Topics We Will Be Watching in 2018 (January 16, 2018)
On its current course, this year could be both the best and the worst of times for insurance. The US economy continues to enjoy steady growth, stock indices continue to reach new highs and tax reform ...

Legal Alert: New York Proposes Best Interest Standard for Life and Annuity Sales Alongside NAIC Proposal for Annuities (January 4, 2018)
On December 27, 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYS-DFS), the regulatory authority for the insurance industry in New York, published a proposal (New York Proposal) to add a “best ...

Legal Alert: NAIC Report: 2016 Summer National Meeting (September 7, 2016)
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its 2016 Summer National Meeting from August 26 through August 29 in San Diego, California. The meeting began with strong words from ...

Legal Alert: NAIC Report: 2015 Fall National Meeting (November 25, 2015)
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its 2015 Fall National Meeting from November 17 through November 22 at National Harbor, Maryland. Notwithstanding the gigantic size of ...

Legal Alert: Treasury and U.S. Trade Representative Notify Congress of Intent to Initiate Negotiations on Covered Agreement With EU Regarding U.S. Equivalence (November 22, 2015)
On Friday, November 20, 2015, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) notified the chairs of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, House Ways and Means ...

Legal Alert: NAIC Report: 2015 Summer National Meeting (September 2, 2015)
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its 2015 Summer National Meeting from August 13 through August 18 in Chicago, Illinois. The meeting was notable for the number of ...

Legal Alert: NAIC Update - Spring 2015 (April 22, 2015)
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its first national meeting for 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 26 through March 31. Noteworthy new initiatives include ...

Legal Alert: Update on Cybersecurity Issues - New York Section 308 Letter & NAIC Spring National Meeting (April 2, 2015)
Cybersecurity continues to be an emerging regulatory issue in the insurance industry, as evidenced by recent actions taken by the New York Department of Financial Services (the “DFS”) and the ...

Articles

An introduction to pension risk transfers (Fall 2018)
Partnering Perspectives
Pension plan providers are increasingly focused on de-risking, or transferring risk from, defined benefit plans. In the event a plan sponsor determines to de-risk, several options are available. The ...

Derailing Penn Central: A Post-Lingle, Cost-Basis Approach to Regulatory Takings (2010)
78 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 870

Newsletters

Partnering Perspectives: Insights from Inside and Outside the Corporate Law Department (Fall 2018)
We are pleased to present the Fall 2018 edition of Partnering Perspectives, which focuses on a number of legal developments as well as offers recommendations of preventive measures that you might ...

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In the News

Wake up Call: On the Move (January 4, 2019)
Eversheds Sutherland is featured in this Big Law Business article discussing recent counsel promotions. It has has promoted 13 new counsel across their US offices.

Eversheds Sutherland Represents Horace Mann in $405 Million Acquisition (December 19, 2018)
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it represented Horace Mann Educators Corporation (Horace Mann) in its acquisition of National Teachers Associates Life Insurance Company (NTA). Horace ...

Press Releases

Eversheds Sutherland Represents Great-West in proposed sale of its individual life insurance and annuity business (January 25, 2019)
NEW YORK - Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it is representing Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company in the proposed sale of its individual life insurance and annuity business ...

Eversheds Sutherland Elects 13 New US Counsel (January 3, 2019)
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the election of 13 new US counsel effective January 1, 2019. Eversheds Sutherland Co-CEO Mark D. Wasserman commented: “These 13 talented attorneys are all ...

Eversheds Sutherland 2016 Pro Bono Hours Add Up for Worthwhile Causes (July 31, 2017)
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that its attorneys spent more than 15,000 hours on 614 pro bono matters in 2016. The cases, which ranged from contract disputes to high-profile asylum ...

The American Lawyer Recognizes EXOR’s Acquisition of PartnerRe for M&A Deal of the Year in its 2016 Global Legal Awards (July 25, 2016)
NEW YORK-Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that The American Lawyer has named a matter in which the firm played a key advisory role as M&A Deal of the Year in its 2016 Global ...

Sutherland Represents Kimberly-Clark Corporation as Insurance Counsel on a $2.5 Billion Pension Risk Transfer (February 26, 2015)
NEW YORK-Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that the firm represented Kimberly-Clark Corporation, as insurance counsel, in agreements with Prudential and Massachusetts Mutual for ...

Sutherland Represents Motorola Solutions, Inc. as Insurance Counsel on $3.1 Billion Pension De-risking (September 26, 2014)
NEW YORK-Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that the firm represented Motorola Solutions, Inc., as insurance counsel, in Motorola’s agreement to transfer $3.1 billion in pension ...

Sutherland’s New York Office Pro Bono Triple Crown (November 25, 2013)
NEW YORK, November 25, 2013 - Sutherland’s proud tradition of pro bono and public service leadership was recognized recently in New York where three associates were honored for their hard work and ...

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Corporate
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Finance
  • Insurance M&A and Demutualizations
  • Insurance Products
  • Insurance Regulatory and Compliance
  • Reinsurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Connecticut, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
George Washington University Law School, J.D., with high honors, Associate, The George Washington Law Review, Order of the Coif
Year of First Admission:
2011
Admission:
Connecticut; 2011, New York
Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Josh's experience includes representing: Nationwide in its acquisition of Jefferson National Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries; Unum in its acquisition of Starmount Life Insurance Company; EXOR S.p.A. as insurance M&A and regulatory counsel in its successful contested acquisition of PartnerRe Group for $6.8 billion; Legal & General/Banner Life on its assumption of $900 million in pension risk from Philips Electronics; Kimberly-Clark Corporation on the insurance aspects of its transfer of $2.5 billion in pension obligations to Prudential and MassMutual; Motorola Solutions on the insurance aspects of its $3.1 billion transfer of pension obligations to Prudential; Verizon on the insurance aspects of its $7.5 billion transfer of pension obligations to Prudential; Prudential in connection with its designation as a systemically important financial institution (SIFI) and other regulatory matters; Pan-American Life on its merger with MTL MHC and various other matters; MassMutual in the reinsurance sale of a block of life insurance policies and transition of administration
ISLN:
922138363

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