Kara Baysinger is a Partner at Dentons and is a co-leader of Dentons' global Insurance sector and US Insurance Regulation practices. She has extensive experience in market conduct and sales practices (including multistate examinations and investigations), licensing, regulatory approvals, electronic commerce, transactional matters (including acquisitions, mergers and divestitures of insurance and non-insurance entities), reinsurance, and product and market development issues. She represents national and international insurance and reinsurance companies, insurance-related service companies, other financial services entities, e-business enterprises and state governments. She also has extensive experience working with traditional and Internet businesses on corporate transactional, licensing, strategic alliance and joint venture matters. Prior to joining Dentons in 1998, Kara began her career by spending almost ten years working in-house for insurance companies, responsible for product and contract development, regulatory compliance, agent licensing and contracting, reinsurance, corporate contracting, market conduct practices and examinations, insurance department complaints and government relations for 50 states. Ms. Baysinger is currently a member of the firm's leadership team, serving on both its Global Advisory Committee and US Policy and Planning Board, and is also actively involved in leading the firm's Women's Network. Since joining Dentons, Kara has continued to serve on numerous state and National Association of Insurance Commissioners Advisory groups.