Recent years have seen investment in insurtech rise substantially. While this trend has created challenges, it has also yielded opportunities to gain efficiency, leverage data and better manage risk.
We assist companies across the insurtech spectrum that seek to capitalize on these opportunities, such as startups, established insurance organizations and third-party investors. This includes helping them address the regulatory, funding and other issues that arise in strategic insurtech partnerships.
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What sets Sidley apart from other firms serving the insurtech sector is our unmatched depth across all of the key areas involved in this space.
Combining a strong presence in major insurtech hubs like San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, Chicago and London with one of the preeminent insurance regulatory practices in the U.S., leading venture capital, M&A and private equity capabilities, and a nationally regarded data privacy and cybersecurity team, we address the full range of interconnected issues that arise in the insurtech market.
These capabilities are backed by our global Insurance and Financial Services group, which includes 85 seasoned lawyers with nearly four decades of experience handling a comprehensive range of transactional and regulatory insurance matters.
We work with several of today’s leading insurtech startups on a variety of issues, including regulatory, corporate, technology and reinsurance, as well as insurance organizations working with insurtech companies on investments, writing of insurance programs and other areas.
Examples of this experience include representation of:
- One of the largest insurance providers in the U.S. in its investment in a family networking app.
- Two insurtech startups in launching digital platforms for the purchase of insurance through mobile websites and software applications.
- An insurance company in the formation of its venture fund.