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Whether you are an insurer, broker, reinsurer or insured party, you face an increasingly unpredictable world. From day-to-day operational matters to strategic planning, liability and disputes resolution, policy drafting, coverage and regulatory issues, your world is changing rapidly as tougher capital and risk requirements impact your business. Many of our lawyers in China have worked in the insurance sector for decades which means we understand the complexities of your markets. Whether you require guidance on claims, regulation policy drafting, wider business disputes, M&A, capital raisings and restructurings, cyber liability, HR, tax, distribution, intellectual property or commercial issues, our multi-disciplinary specialists can help you.

We have a recognised domestic and cross-border track record of delivering for clients on the most complex transactional and advisory engagements in this sector. In China, we have acted on behalf of many of the world’s leading insurers within the general insurance and life sectors in a wide range of business areas.

Supported by 100 specialist lawyers in more than 40 countries, we are attuned to your commercial interests and can protect them in your home market and across borders. Our approach is based on strong local legal knowledge delivered to you by experts who truly understand the insurance sector.

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