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HFW Extends Insurance Transactions and Regulation Capability

27 September 2013

Leading international law firm, Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW), is delighted to announce the recruitment of Carol-Ann Burton, as a senior insurance regulatory Consultant, who joins the firm’s London office.

Carol-Ann has over 10 years’ experience of advising on insurance regulation and transactions, as a solicitor in private practice and at the FSA as a senior legal adviser. She advised the FSA’s insurance supervisory and run off teams and has particular expertise in complex Part VII transfers, run off and also the FSA’s policy in the life and with profits products area.

Carol-Ann’s insurance regulatory practice covers all aspects of both the life and general markets, including authorisations, supervisory issues, conduct of business, governance and regulatory processes, as well as distribution, restructuring, run off and solvent schemes of arrangement. She has recently advised on a number of market leading transactions in the life sector, involving complex financial reinsurance, longevity insurance and VIF financing transactions.

Alistair Mackie, Head of the firm’s Corporate, Projects and Finance Practice Group commented: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Carol-Ann to our insurance transactions and regulation team, one of the largest specialist teams in the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. This is a growing area of our insurance and reinsurance business and Carol-Ann’s experience, in particular in the life sector and with the FSA, brings an extra dimension to our existing capability.”

Carol-Ann Burton joins the firm from Clifford Chance’s Financial Institutions Group.

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Alistair Mackie