Event: Practical Law's Inaugural Insurance Forum 2014

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

About the Forum

The pace of regulatory change is putting existing insurance business models at risk. The FCA is showing clear intention to flex its muscles and ensure that the consumer is protected. 2013 saw a number of the banks facing eye-watering fines and penalties for mis-selling and market manipulation scandals, the likes of which have engulfed the banking industry since the crisis.

Insurers need to adapt quickly to remain ahead of the game; hone their risk management capabilities; focus keenly on the customer; build their analytical capability and develop a culture that fosters innovation and reinvention. Doing this while keeping abreast of developments in financial reporting and compliance presents significant challenges.

Practical Law's inaugural Insurance Forum provides a timely opportunity to examine what impact the reforms will have on the UK insurance market. It will offer you an insight as to how the new legislation will work in practice and give you practical strategies that you can adopt to cope with an insurance landscape in flux so you can maintain competitive advantage as well as preparing for future change.

Attend this Forum and you will be able to:

  • Understand how the FCA and PRA interact with the insurance industry nationally and internationally
  • Determine how to prepare for the impact of emerging legislation on the UK insurance sector.
  • Gain an insight from a brokers perspective as to how they should mitigate conflict between themselves and insurers
  • Capitalise on the potential for big data and prepare yourself for the general data protection regulation
  • Adopt systems and controls to avoid hefty fines and sanctions
  • Deploy practical steps to develop a compliant outsourcing programme
  • Overcome regulatory challenges for insurers and brokers when entering emerging and high-growth markets

Just some of the speakers include:

Robert B. Robinson, Group General Counsel, Amlin

Neville Howe, General Counsel, UK & Western Europe, RSA

Richard Ferris, Chief Counsel, Aon Risk EMEA

Elizabeth Belbin, Head of Legal, Ageas UK

Aaron Mitchell, Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs UK, Asurion

Cheryl Sweeney, Head of Legal Compliance & Product, CNA Insurance Company

Penny Dudley, Legal Director, Bupa Global Market Unit

Nick Havers, Senior Corporate Counsel, Marsh EMEA

Agenda

Time Details
8.45am - 9.15am

Registration and coffee

9.15am - 9.25am

Welcome and introductions

Neville Howe, General Counsel UK and Western Europe, RSA

9.25am - 9.40am

Keynote: Huw Evans, Director of Policy and Deputy Director General, Association of British Insurers (ABI)

9.40am - 10.25am

A review of the first year: Understanding how the PRA and FCA interact with the insurance industry nationally and on a global scale

  • Lessons learnt from the first year and understanding how the PRA and FCA represent UK PLC
  • Implications of introducing competition objectives into mandates of FCA and now, the PRA and how these bodies interact
  • Examining the overlap between law and regulation, highlighting key points for compliance
  • Determining the extent to which insurers are going to be subject to insolvency requirements
  • Discussing the practical implications of these changes and potential challenges to the new PRA/FCA interface
  • How will the PRA and FCA work with other regulatory regimes around the world?
  • Looking at international capital requirements (cooperation of regulators working together overseas)

Huw Evans, Director of Policy and Deputy Director General, Association of British Insurers (ABI)
Robert B. Robinson, Group General Counsel, Amlin
Michael Connor, General Counsel and Company Secretary Lancashire Insurance Company (UK)
Kirsty Cooper, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, AVIVA

10.25am - 11.25am

The impact of emerging legislation and regulation on the UK insurance sector

  • Preparing for the Insurance Contracts Bill.
  • What is the experience so far of the Consumer Insurance Act 2012?
  • Conduct risk and the FCA’s recent thematic reviews, market studies and enforcement decisions with a particular focus on Add-ons.
  • The impact of regulatory policy on firms’ approach to governance and approved persons.
  • Progress report on agreement and implementation of IMD2.

Richard Spiller, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
Carol-Ann Burton, Consultant, Holman Fenwick Willan
Jeremy Acton, Legal Counsel, The Warranty Group
Cheryl Sweeney, Head of Legal Compliance & Product, CNA Insurance Company

11.25am - 11.55am

Morning coffee

11.55am - 12.40pm

Avoiding conflict - ensuring the engagement between insurers and brokers and works in practice

The FCA thematic review on incentivisation and conflict of interests will look at payments between insurers and brokers to assess whether brokers are acting in the best interests of their clients. The concern is that brokers may look at revenue from the insurer rather than the best outcome for the customer

  • Determining whose customer it is?
  • Who is the broker looking out for?
  • Understanding the dynamic of the interests of the insured
  • How do the brokers deal with their customers?
  • Is there is anything brokers should be doing in their contract to make this work in practice?
  • What practical steps do brokers need to mitigate conflicts?
  • What steps should be done to prepare yourself for the Review findings?
  • Understanding how the policy holder is protected

Neville Howe, General Counsel, UK & Western Europe, RSA
Richard Ferris, Chief Counsel, Aon Risk, EMEA
Helen Chapman, Partner, Hogan Lovells International

12.40pm - 1.25pm

Overcoming regulatory and compliance challenges for insurers and brokers when entering emerging and high-growth markets

  • What lessons can you learn from working in the UK when entering new markets?
  • The practicalities of getting started in a new market
  • Where to start, who to talk to, what to avoid
  • Determining business opportunities and challenges in new markets
  • Overcoming barriers to entry such as saturation of the market, foreign ownership restrictions and local shareholders requirements
  • Dealing with licensing in new markets through syndicates

Penny Dudley, Legal Director, Bupa Global
James Rember, General Counsel, Europe, Genworth Financial
Nick Havers, Senior Corporate Counsel, Marsh EMEA
Alexandra Moon, Emerging Markets General Counsel, RSA

1.25pm - 2.10pm

Lunch

2.10pm - 3.10pm

Delegates will have the opportunity to select which round table is suited to their needs

ROUND TABLE 1: A year on: Assessing the impact of the MoJ 2013 Reforms/LASPO and Competition & Markets Authority Investigation

  • Lessons learnt from the MoJ 2013 Reforms and LASPO
  • Impact on costs and premiums
  • Where will the Competition investigation take us?
  • Anything from the MoJ 2013 Reforms/LASPO that can be applied to the CMA investigation?

Elizabeth Belbin, Head of Legal, Ageas UK

ROUND TABLE 2: Practical steps to develop a compliant outsourcing programme

  • Developing and embedding an outsourcing programme
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Monitoring and audit
  • Business buy-in
  • Contract management
  • Regulatory overview

Jo Marshall, Syndicate General Counsel, Mitsui Sumitomo
Malcolm Wood, Company Secretary and Group General Counsel, STANDARD LIFE

ROUND TABLE 3: Implementing effective compliance procedures to avoid infringing trade sanctions and heavy fines

The complexity involved with complying with sanctions cannot be underestimated and the increased enforcement of sanctions means that you need to be prepared.

  • An overview of international sanctions regimes and differences and conflicts between them.
  • Which sanctions regimes apply to your business?
  • How do they impact on how your business function is run?
  • What systems and controls do you need to adopt to avoid costly claims and damage to reputation?
  • Training on sanctions: how to win the hearts and minds in the business

Anthony Woolich, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
John Abramson, Head of Legal and Compliance, Travelers Europe

3.10pm - 3.55pm

ROUND TABLE 1: Deploying efficient technology to deliver value across the insurance team and business

This session will give you the opportunity to fully understand how you source install and budget for new technology such as, e-billing and document retention

Rose Sinclair, Head of Legal, Simplyhealth
Neil E Braakenburg, UK Head of Legal, AIG

ROUND TABLE 2: Determining what the next generation of customers are looking for from insurance compliance-friendly products in order to meet changing requirements

Find out how behavioural economics can help you understand the mistakes consumers make, how firms respond to these mistakes, how this affects competition and what interventions you should consider to develop compliant-friendly products.

  • Understanding how customers react to different propositions
  • What is the current generation doing and how will their behaviour change?
  • Examining the changes regarding how products are distributed and sold?
  • How do you leverage the use of social media to create discussions?

Charlotte Taggart, Partner, RPC

3.55pm - 4.25pm

Afternoon tea break

4.25pm - 4.55pm

Finding the balance: Capitalising on the potential for big data and preparing yourself for the general data protection regulation (GDPR) plenary

Big data is a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using database management tools or traditional data processing applications. The research, for the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters in conjunction with Ordnance Survey, found 82% of those questioned believed that insurers that do not capture the potential of Big data will become uncompetitive.

  • Buzzword or does it offer real opportunities for the insurance industry?
  • New risks and Big data - how does Legal respond?
  • Managing data protection risk in an increasingly complex IT landscape (eg the cloud; outsourcing; multinational insurance groups processing data in different jurisdictions)
  • What practical steps are needed to capitalise on the growth of Big data ie what tools and resources are needed and how will that work in light of the forthcoming GDPR?
  • How do you leverage the social media opportunity and use it effectively internaly?

Richard Kemp, Solicitor, Kemp IT Law

4.55pm - 5.00pm

Closing comments and end of Forum

This programme is subject to change.

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Speakers

Huw Evans

Huw Evans

Director of Policy and Deputy Director General, Association of British Insurers (ABI)

Huw Evans is Deputy Director General and leads the ABI’s policy work with responsibility for general insurance, long-term savings, pension and protection work and statistics. He is the author of the ABI’s future policy blueprint ‘Identifying the Challenges of a Changing World' and helped lead the recent negotiations with the Government on the future of flood insurance.

Huw joined the ABI Executive Team in 2008 and served as ABI Director of Operations until October 2013.

Before that he was a senior manager in the Group Strategy team of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. He served as a special adviser to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair from 2005-6 and to the Home Secretary, David Blunkett from 2001-2004.

He studied Modern History at Oxford University.

Robert Robinson

Robert Robinson

Group General Counsel, Amlin plc

Robert Robinson is the Group General Counsel of Amlin plc where he has overall responsibility for all legal matters involving the Amlin group. Amlin plc is a FTSE 250 company based in London that participates in the global reinsurance and specialty insurance sectors. The group has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Bermuda, Singapore and the US. Until 2011 Robert also was the Head of Legal & Compliance for Amlin Underwriting Ltd, the Amlin group’s Lloyd’s managing agent. He joined Amlin in 2007 from Liberty Syndicates where he served as the first Syndicate Counsel. He joined Liberty from the Chicago-based law firm Lord Bissell & Brook where he was an equity partner and partner in charge of their London office.

Robert has extensive experience as an advocate, having acted as lead trial counsel in numerous insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration proceedings both in the US and abroad. He also has acted in a wide variety of non-contentious matters including: M&A and corporate finance transactions; corporate governance; commercial contract negotiations; insurance licensing and regulatory matters; sanctions, anti-corruption and competition law advice; and insurance product development.

He has been involved in various London insurance market groups including the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA). Robert was the founder of the LMA Binding Authority Claims Group and is also a past chairman of the LMA Counsel Forum. From time to time he acts as an arbitrator in reinsurance disputes.

Neville Howe

Neville Howe

General Counsel, UK & Western Europe, RSA

Neville Howe is responsible for legal, risk and compliance at RSA, dealing with all aspects of the insurer's UK & Western European business - a £4 billion insurance operation with a wide reaching market; from pets at More Than to shops and wind farms globally.

Neville has spent over 20 years working in insurance, previously at Lloyds, St James's Place and AEGON before moving to RSA in 2005.

Before qualifying as a lawyer, Neville spent 10 years in the Army, finishing as a Captain in the Royal Engineers. He is a keen sailor with 3 children and lives on the Suffolk coast, where he can indulge his passion for being on the water.

Penny Dudley

Penny Dudley

Legal Director, Legal Director, Bupa Global

Penny Dudley joined Bupa in January 2010. She was appointed Legal Director of Bupa Global Market Unit in June 2013, which is the worldwide Bupa business that provides international health insurance, travel insurance and medical assistance to individuals, small businesses and global corporate customers in over 190 countries. Penny is responsible for strategic legal advice and legal risk management for the market unit, and leads a team of 12 lawyers based in London, Copenhagen, Miami and Mexico City.

Prior to joining Bupa, Penny held in-house roles with Macquarie and Invesco. She trained in Australia with Herbert Smith Freehills. Penny was recently named as by Legal Buisness as a “rising star” in their 2014 General Counsel Powerlist.

Nick Havers

Nick Havers

Senior Corporate Counsel, Marsh EMEA

Since joining Marsh as Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA, in 2010, Nick has worked on a number of strategic M&A acquisitions in Africa, the Middle East and the UK, as well as a broad range of other corporate and commercial matters across the EMEA Region. Since 2013, Nick has taken on additional oversight responsibility for the Legal function for Marsh Africa, while remaining based in London and continuing to work on projects across the EMEA Region. Nick studied at the University of Oxford and Nottingham Law School. He trained, qualified and worked as a corporate lawyer at the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Paris from 2004 - 2010.

James Rember

James Rember

General Counsel, Europe, Genworth Financial

James has overall responsibility for all legal, compliance and regulatory matters for Genworth Financial’s Global Lifestyle Protection division. This division operates across Europe and in the last few years has expanded into Turkey, Latin America, China and Korea. Prior to joining Genworth Financial, James was the Senior Legal Counsel at GE Capital’s European asset financing business. Before becoming an in house lawyer, James was a banking lawyer at Allen & Overy in London and Clayton Utz in Sydney.

John Abramson

John Abramson

Head of Legal and Compliance, Travelers Europe

John joined Travelers in 2012, and heads a team of six in-house lawyers as well as a compliance department of four. He also acts as Company Secretary.

John’s legal career in London began at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert, where he qualified as a solicitor in the firm’s aerospace insurance department. He eventually moved to the London office of the US law firm LeBoeuf, Lamb Greene & MacRae (latterly known as Dewey & LeBoeuf) where he specialised in aviation claims, as well as large scale international insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution.

In 2002, John moved in-house to AIG as Regional Counsel for Central Europe and CIS, and in 2010 was appointed Deputy General Counsel for the Greater Europe region.

John studied English literature at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and law at the London School of Economics. He is married and has two sons.

Jo Marshall

Jo Marshall

Syndicate General Counsel, Mitsui Sumitomo

Jo Marshall is Syndicate General Counsel for Mitsui Sumitomo’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 3210 which is part of the Japanese owned MS&AD Group (the world’s seventh largest P&C carrier).

Jo is responsible for Syndicate legal affairs. She is also a member of the Syndicate’s Senior Managers Committee and Senior Management Group.

Jo moved in-house in 2010 having spent 15 years in private practice specialising in insurance litigation.

Rose Sinclair

Rose Sinclair

Head of Legal, Simplyhealth

I joined Simplyhealth in 2006 after spending six years in financial services in house roles.

I lead a team of five and it is important that we have a strong understanding of Simplyhealth’s business and the business environment. To this end we have close proximity with our internal clients and pride ourselves on developing relationships and breaking down barriers with the business. You must know about the business – understand the way it works, its culture and processes. The key is to understand the bigger picture, so you can advise on both law and strategy.

I have been accepted as a strategic advisor as Simplyhealth has developed and diversified over the years whilst still maintaining its mutual focus and as a member of its senior management team, I am pleased to be part of a company with strong values and a clear vision.

Prior to qualifying I spent many years in operational management and using my extensive business management experience in both the public and private sectors, I have invested in integrating the legal team into the Simplyhealth business and developing deeper insights and understanding of the challenges it faces.

The health sector is an important and exciting arena, bringing its own unique set of challenges and opportunities and I enjoy being part of this team.

Cheryl Sweeney

Cheryl Sweeney

Head of Legal Compliance & Product, CNA Insurance Company

Cheryl Sweeney has worked in the US and UK insurance and reinsurance industry in technical and legal roles for 25 years. She commenced her career in New York handling environmental coverage litigation and outward reinsurance claims in the London Market for AIG and Home Insurance before joining the NY office of what is now DLA Piper as an associate attorney where she worked on notable Market claims involving Pan Atlantic v Pine Top and HS Weavers / KWELM. Cheryl moved to London in 1996 where she specialised in discontinued liability management, heading up Audits & Inspections teams at Swiss Re, Omni Whittington and Compre. For the past 8 years, Cheryl has worked for CNA Insurance heading up that company's European Legal and Product Development department involving a wide range of marine and specialty lines of business. Cheryl is a UK and US qualified lawyer and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Michael Connor

Michael Connor

General Counsel and Company Secretary, Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited

Michael is the General Counsel and Company Secretary for Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited and is responsible for the delivery of legal, governance and regulatory services for Lancashire's UK companies. Michael worked for the Corporation of Lloyd's for 9 years from 1992 principally as a supervisor of Lloyd's insurance brokers and managing agents. Michael qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and since then has worked in private practice and also for a Lloyd's Managing Agent as its Compliance Officer. Since 2007 Michael has worked for the Lancashire group. Michael is Chair of the IUA's Legal and Regulatory Committee. Michael has a BA in Modern History from Liverpool University and an MA from London University in Area Studies with a focus on 19th century American social history.

Jeremy Acton

Jeremy Acton

Legal Counsel, The Warranty Group

Jeremy is responsible for advising The Warranty Group's European division on all legal and regulatory matters. The Group specialises in the underwriting, administration and marketing of insurance and non-insurance consumer contracts and focuses in particular on domestic electrical appliances, consumer electric goods, vehicles and bank account enhancement programmes.

Prior to joining the Warranty Group Jeremy advised on contentious and non-contentious matters with a focus on litigation involving financial institutions. Jeremy is a qualified barrister and solicitor and is called to the Bar of Gibraltar. Prior to becoming a lawyer Jeremy worked for various investment banks dealing with structured products.

Richard Spiller

Richard Spiller

Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

Richard specialises in insurance transactions and regulation. With more than 25 years' experience working with the insurance industry, he advises on a wide spectrum of non-contentious insurance and reinsurance matters, including acquisitions and disposals, risk transfer transactions, regulation, policy wordings, restructuring and run-off.

Richard regularly receives independent industry recognition for his expertise. He is Chairman of the Insurance Law Committee of the City of London Law Society and the European member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel.

Carol-Ann Burton

Carol-Ann Burton

Consultant, Holman Fenwick Willan

Carol-Ann has over 10 years' experience of advising on insurance regulation and transactions, as a solicitor in private practice and at the FSA as a senior legal adviser. She advised the FSA's insurance supervisory and run-off teams with focus on complex Part VII transfers, run-off and also regulatory and supervisory policy in the life and non-life sectors.

Carol-Ann's insurance practice covers all aspects of both the life and general markets. She has particular expertise in corporate governance, Part VII Transfers, distribution, restructuring, including run-off, solvent schemes of arrangement and other exit strategies. She has also advised on a number of market-leading deals in the life sector, in particular on complex financial reinsurance, longevity insurance and VIF financing transactions.

Carol-Ann is a contributing author to the forthcoming edition of A Practitioner's Guide to the Regulation of Insurance.

Anthony Woolich

Anthony Woolich

Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

Anthony specialises in trade sanctions, export controls, anti-bribery/anti-corruption, competition law and public procurement. (Re)insurance is one of the key industry sectors on which he focuses. Anthony has advised many (re)insurance companies, P&I Clubs and brokers, as well as policy holders, on trade sanctions, both with regard to particular transactions and to compliance generally, including the preparation of appropriate contractual clauses and compliance programmes. He is a frequent speaker and writer on sanctions issues.

Anthony is a member of the City of London Law Society's Committee on Commercial Law and the Steering Committee of the Procurement Lawyers Association, as well as the UK Association for European Law, the Law Society's Competition Section, and the Competition Law Association.

Elizabeth Belbin

Elizabeth Belbin

Head of Legal, AGEAS (UK)

Elizabeth is Head of Legal at Ageas (UK) Limited, an award-winning provider of Personal, Commercial and Protection insurance solutions in the UK. Elizabeth has been with Ageas for over 10 years and has extensive experience of negotiating major contracts and providing legal advice and support on key projects within the financial services sector.

Elizabeth has been advising and leading the team at Ageas in connection with the Competition Commission investigation into the the Private Motor insurance market and was also involved in the establishment of Ageas Law LLP, the Ageas ABS.

Richard Ferris

Richard Ferris

Chief Counsel Aon Risk, EMEA

Richard Ferris is Chief Counsel for Aon plc’s EMEA Risk businesses, including re/insurance broking, insurance risk and market consulting and captive management. Prior to joining Aon Limited in 2007 as Deputy Legal Director, Richard spent 3 years as Head of Litigation at Riverstone Management Limited, the UK run-off arm of Fairfax Financial Services, before which he practiced at international solicitors Holman, Fenwick & Willan as an insurance and reinsurance sector specialist.

Alexandra Moon

Alexandra Moon

Emerging Markets General Counsel, RSA

Alex is the Emerging Markets General Counsel at RSA and heads up the legal and compliance team across Asia, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe and the Middle East. She is responsible for the end to end legal service provision for the region, corporate governance and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining RSA in 2007, Alex practised as a corporate lawyer in two leading City firms.

Malcolm Wood

Malcolm Wood

Company Secretary and Group General Counsel, STANDARD LIFE

After a career as a corporate lawyer in private practice in London and Edinburgh, latterly as Head of the Corporate Department at the Scottish law firm Burness, Malcolm Wood joined Standard Life as Director of Legal Services in 2001. He became Group Company Secretary and General Counsel in 2004 and was closely involved in the work which led to the demutualisation of The Standard Life Assurance Company and the flotation of Standard Life plc on the London Stock Exchange in July 2006. Standard Life plc joined the FTSE 100 in September 2006.

In 2007, he received the ICSA award as Company Secretary of the Year and the Law Awards of Scotland award as In House Lawyer of the Year. In the same year, the Standard Life legal team won awards as In House Legal Team of the Year from "Legal Business" and "Financial News".

He is an Adviser to The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He is also a Member of the Company Law Committee of The Law Society of Scotland and the GC100.

Neil Braakenburg

Neil Braakenburg

UK Country Counsel, EMEA Legal, Associate General Counsel

Neil Braakenburg is head of the Business delivery group for legal within EMEA together with responsibility for UK and Israel and Associate General Counsel at AIG. Neil is responsible for legal within the UK and Israel together with business delivery by legal within EMEA.

Before joining AIG, Neil spent 12 years in London private practice with insurance and reinsurance legal specialists dealing with a wide range of contentious and non contentious multi-jurisdictional matters. During those years Neil also spent a year on secondment with LM Ericsson in their Stockholm headquarters.

Neil graduated from the University of Nottingham and went on to gain his PhD in Oceanography and Sedimentology from Southampton University. Following a time in the oil industry based in the Middle East, Neil returned to London where he cross- qualified as a lawyer over the course of the next 4 years.

Neil is a member of the UK "branch" executive management committee and the International Underwriters Association legal and regulatory committee.

Neil enjoys all sports in particular cycling, surfing and rugby; and the achievements of his two young daughters

Helen Chapman

Helen Chapman

Partner, Insurance and Reinsurance Team, Hogan Lovells

Helen is a partner in the insurance and reinsurance team. She has over 20 years' experience in insurance and reinsurance work. She has a broad practice advising insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries as well as corporate and retail clients on all aspects of insurance law and regulation in the UK. She has previously held senior positions in the in-house legal departments of a global broker and a UK authorised reinsurer. She has significant insight in to the operation of the market from a business, a legal and a regulatory perspective. Her current practice encompasses advising on a range of issues impacting clients operating in the insurance and reinsurance markets. In summary, this includes advising on all legal and regulatory aspects of insurance distribution arrangements; the design and drafting of insurance and reinsurance products in the light of prevailing law and regulation; advising participants in the market on authorisation and compliance with UK regulation; advising insurance and reinsurance intermediaries in relation to agency law, the law and regulation applying to client money, terms of business and the sale of insurance products and the design of specialist insurance products.

Richard Kemp

Richard Kemp

Richard Kemp, Solicitor, Kemp IT Law

With over thirty years’ experience at the leading edge of technology law practice, Richard is widely recognised as one of the world’s top IT lawyers. He has built an outstanding reputation for advice that combines commerciality and client service with innovative legal solutions to the business challenges of technology development, deployment and regulation. Richard left Kemp Little, the firm he founded in 1997, to set up Kemp IT Law in May 2014

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Hogan Lovells is a global law firm with more than 220 lawyers worldwide dedicated to advising the insurance industry. We have for several decades had a market leading insurance practice in London, handling a broad range of corporate, commercial, regulatory, dispute and restructuring work. Our international client base includes life and non-life insurers and reinsurers, policyholders, banks, brokers and other insurance intermediaries, market associations and service providers to the industry. The firm is ranked in Band 1 for non-contentious insurance in Chambers UK 2014.


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