With local market expertise and multi-jurisdictional advisory services, Global Access Lawyers offers clients a fully comprehensive regulatory and compliance offering.
As regulatory enforcement action increases and consequences of non-compliance escalates, successfully navigating these challenges on a local or international scale requires a robust and unique understanding of the law. Global Access Lawyers connects clients' growing need for assistance on complex multi-jurisdictional and cross-border issues with a pool of highly experienced corporate, regulatory and commercial lawyers across the globe.
Our experienced teams are able to provide advice on all aspects of regulation and compliance from responding to regulation change, implementing and ensuring best practices and procedures to continual compliance and, where contentious regulatory issues arise, the skilled parties in Global Access Lawyers are well versed in defending regulatory enforcement proceedings, dispute resolutions and international arbitration.
Our multi-jurisdictional reach enables us to also advise clients on entering new established or evolving markets, ensuring firmwide compliance, before, during and after completion.
Kennedy Van der Laan worked alongside RPC and Hinshaw to advise an insurer that was confronted with an insured that violated US sanctions law because part of its revenue came from Cuba. As the policy was governed by Dutch law, RPC and Hinshaw worked with KVdL to advise on the quickest way to end the insurance contract midterm.
Kennedy Van der Laan alongside RPC advised a large Dutch company that, together with other investors, wanted to invest in an Insurtech start-up in the UK.
HMN & Partner and RPC together advised a client, whose activity extends throughout Europe, to comply with new European regulations on electronic communications.
Following a ransomware attack of an Australian-based insured, data relating to natural persons based in several countries around the world, including France, had been compromised. HMN & Partners working with RPC, provided a legal opinion regarding the application of GDPR / French legislation relating to data protection and mandatory data-breach notifications, and notified the incident to the French supervisory authority for data protection (CNIL).
Each member firm is recognised for having an established, independent insurance practice. This means Global Access Lawyers provides the insurance market with access to offices with the strength, depth and breadth that many satellite offices cannot rival. So, as well as being specialists, Global Access offices can support the insurance market with the smallest to the largest or the simplest to the most complex of challenges (across multiple lines of business).
Clients know they are working with Global Access Lawyers not just because of where they are but because of what they are – market leading insurance specialists with a shared view on the importance of client service and finding smart insurance law solutions to help their clients.
The ability to create client value through personal relationships is synonymous with the insurance market. Global Access Lawyers started as a friendship between firms and has grown into genuine collaboration, sharing thoughts, ideas and perspectives out of a shared commitment to support the insurance market and the people within it.
Whether it is insight, market intelligence, relationship management, introducing like-minded member firms in other countries or working together on cross border disputes, Global Access Lawyers uses the advantages of collaboration to find new and better ways of delivering smart insurance law solutions across the globe.
Global Access firms share two very important values:
Everything else flows from there.
Global Access Lawyers supports the insurance industry by leveraging the collective capability of member firms, to deliver cutting edge insight and training on global insurance law issues of the day.