Insuring International and Cross Border M&A Transactions: Assessing the Dynamics of Insuring Global M&A Risk, With a Focus on Market Outlook, Complications, and Key Considerations
What is it about?
- Assessing the evolution of cross-border M&A deals involving R&W insurance and its foreign counterparts
- Where are the new growth markets?
- Key jurisdictions for cross-border M&A deals, and issues unique to those jurisdictions
- Best practices for underwriting international risk
- Considerations when insuring cross-border M&A deals
- Complications that arise from cross-border deals that involve a mix of U.S. R&W insurance and overseas warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance
- Determining which transactional insurance product, or products, to use when engaging in a cross-border deal
- Discrepancies between pricing structures for R&W policies and W&I policies
- How does due diligence in the U.S. compare to due diligence in other jurisdictions?
- When going abroad, what do Directors and Officers have to be concerned about?
- How to effectively place business internationally given that U.S. policies aren’t necessarily written with claims in mind that are increasing in frequency around the world
- What to think about when considering getting insurance coverage with local companies
- Admitted vs. non-admitted companies
- Indemnification issues
- Emergence of “cross-border class actions”
- Cover-holder status: Will this effectively change how insurance will be bought?
- Insolvency issues as they relate to D&O liability around the world
- What’s the forecast for the future? What can we expect as the next big thing in international cooperation?