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Brexit & Insurance : Where to From Here?

Date / time
10/12/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


10th December 2020
1pm – 2pm
BILA Virtual Lecture
Brexit & Insurance : Where to From Here?
BBILA welcomes Bill Batchelor, George Belcher, Rob Stirling and Eve-Christie Vermynck of Skadden Arps to lecture on Brexit & Insurance: Where To From Here? While the industry gets to grips with the implications of Brexit and EIOPA’s Recommendation 9 for their own organisations, we look to the future of the EU/UK relationship. What next for equivalency, data protection rules and future trading arrangements post-Brexit, and how will this affect insurance

Edward W. (Bill) Batchelor has 20 years of EU and U.K. competition law experience and focuses his practice on conduct investigations, including abuse of dominance, cartels and vertical agreements. Mr. Batchelor also regularly represents clients on EU and global merger control matters and litigation, and provides counsel on distribution and collaboration agree¬ments in complex and highly regulated industries, such as health care, financial services, insurance, media and entertainment, and gambling, among others.

George Belcher focuses on insurance-related public and private acquisitions and private
equity investments, as well as regulatory issues in the insurance sector. He also frequently
advises on matters related to Lloyd’s of London. Mr. Belcher is a member of and attends a
number of industry bodies, including City Lawyers’ Solvency II Group, City of London Law
Society (Insurance Sub-Committee) and the Financial Markets Law Committee (Insurance
Sub-Committee).

Robert Stirling focuses on insurance and asset management matters, as well as the
regulatory tory issues involved in transactional work and the insurance sector generally. He
advises on public and private acquisitions, private equity investments, portfolio and other
risk transfers, share offerings and asset disposals. Mr. Stirling also has handled numerous
representations for clients such as Phoenix Group, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co.,
Endurance Specialty Holdings, Prudential plc, Marsh and TDR Capital.

Eve-Christie Vermynck focuses her practice on technology, data protection and
cybersecurity matters. She assists a wide range of international clients across various
industries on technol¬ogy projects, including in connection with technology transfer deals,
outsourcing, services and licensing arrangements, and cloud contracts. Working closely with
lawyers in Skadden’s corporate and private equity practice groups, Ms. Vermynck advises
on the technology-, commercial-, data protection- and cybersecurity-related issues involved
in complex transac¬tions, including with respect to emerging issues in big data, AI,
blockchain, smart technol¬ogy, health care and fintech. She also advises clients in a variety
of regulatory and litigation matters, including cross-border regulatory proceedings, and
privacy and cybersecurity issues

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