THE FIRM This three-partner practice is one of the most established in Taiwan, and acts for several major insurance companies. It handles a wide range of matters, including drafting and reviewing insurance regulations, devising claims strategies, and advising on mergers and insolvencies in the insurance industry. It recently steered Ruentex Group through the regulatory approvals entailed by its USD2.16 billion acquisition of Nan Shan Life Insurance from AIG.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Tiffany Huang is the head of the firm's insurance group and the first port of call for enquiries.
THE FIRM This sizeable insurance practice continues to impress, often working seamlessly with other departments of the firm to provide bespoke advice on complex issues. A major highlight for the firm was representing AIG in the high-profile sale of Nan Shan Life Insurance to Ruentex Group. The team also represents such clients as Fubon Life Insurance, Aegon Insurance, Chartis Taiwan and Munich Re, among many others.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Sources confirm that Chang Chao-Tung is one of the most highly thought-of insurance lawyers in the market. He was part of the team advising AIG on the matter summarised above.
THE FIRM This local stalwart's robust insurance practice has particular experience of handling non-contentious matters. It is frequently instructed by such leading insurance companies as Prudential, Aviva, Manulife and ACE. The firm is also called upon by bodies such as the Insurance Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, which relies on its expert advice and lobbying prowess. The firm also successfully represented Chinatrust Financial Holding in its 100% acquisition of MetLife Taiwan.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Practice head CY Huang has acted for international insurance companies operating in Taiwan for many years. He recently acted for Prudential subsidiary PCA Life Assurance in a number of lawsuits filed by former insurance agents.
THE FIRM This compact team is particularly known for maritime insurance and has assisted numerous foreign insurance and reinsurance companies in expanding their businesses to Taiwan. It is also adept at handling matters for brokers, adjustors and insurance agents.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Veteran corporate lawyer T C Huang is the main contact person.
THE FIRM This experienced team continues to represent multiple clients from the financial services sector in connection with insurance matters. Sources note the team's detailed and considered approach, as well as its loyal client base.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Echo Yeh is the key contact.
of Lin & Partners Attorneys at Law advises a range of clients on travel and professional liability insurance matters, in addition to subrogation claims.
of Winkler Partners continues to handle a number of disputes in the insurance sector. Sources enthusiastically recommend her as a lawyer who is "very good at coverage analysis and claim reports."