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Kennedys has continued its growth in the United States with the opening of its first West Coast office, in San Francisco, and the addition of a four-partner team.
We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza as a partner and Kodiak Semsch as a senior associate to our office in Lima as we continue to build a heavyweight practice in Peru. Fernando’s practice is split between aviation, corporate and insurance work. He moves from Rodrigo Elias y Medrano, the largest law firm in the country, and is immediately joined by associate Alejandra Vicuna. Kodiak, who will join the team later this month as the head of our Lima office’s litigation practice, is a dispute resolution specialist. He was formerly a litigation partner at Osterling Abogados.
Although Bermuda’s share of the global funds industry is smaller than its share of the international insurance and reinsurance industry, there is a credible business case for optimism in 2020 and beyond.
With the pace of change in the global insurance market showing no signs of slowing in 2020, we have underlined the London Market’s need to reassert its ability to adapt and manage the constant evolution of global risk. Releasing our annual London Market forecast for the year ahead, we have made predictions across 11 areas impacting the London Market, namely: aviation, casualty coverage, construction, cyber, energy, financial lines, marine, product liability and life sciences, professions, political risks and property damage.
The Governor of Bermuda has appointed Bermuda’s first privacy commissioner (Privacy Commissioner) pursuant to powers under the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (PIPA).
An independent and wide-ranging industry report that ranks insurance law firms across a variety of areas has seen Kennedys set the standard for service satisfaction levels.
Case review 09/10/2019
Decisions involving liability claims against fund administrators are relatively rare in the English courts, as they are in the courts of offshore financial centres with legal systems based on English common law.
Case review 08/10/2019
In a dispute between a beneficiary and a trustee, access to legal advice received by the trustee can be of paramount importance to the beneficiary’s efforts to impeach the trustee’s conduct.
Case review 07/10/2019
A recent decision of the Hong Kong High Court, Moulin Global is a rare example of a director of a Bermuda company being held liable to the company for breach of duty and illustrates that courts will hold non-executive directors to account for failure to take action in response to red flags as to the company’s solvency.
We are delighted to announce that we have strengthened our domestic network by establishing a base in Bristol, which becomes our eleventh office in the UK and 38th globally.