The Insurance Law Alert aims to foster discussion about the rapidly evolving Italian insurance law, focusing on the new challenges and opportunities presented by European Union action, it also examines key legal issues in today’s insurance and reinsurance market.
Massimiliano Di Martino is the Founding Partner of MDM Law firm, a Milan based law firm which provides a wide range of legal services to its Italian, US, UK and German based clients in their cross-borders transactions and day-to-day operations. MDM Law firm also advices in all areas of law arising in such matters, including International Law, Corporate, Intellectual Property, Competition, and potential Dispute Resolution.
The firm provides legal and regulatory advice to insurers and reinsurers and their underwriters in respect of insurance issues and on the practical impact of the changes in European and Italian insurance regulation.
The firm has a leading Italian practice advising insurance sector clients on the development of new products, drafting and revising insurance and reinsurance policies and documentation, and on a wide range of regulatory, defence, commercial risks, energy, marine/aviation, insolvency and technology matters. Our clients include major international insurers and reinsurers, and underwriters at Lloyd’s. We also advise our clients on legislative and regulatory issues affecting the insurance sector.
Regulatory Advice and Compliance Matters
We regularly provide insurance sector clients and their other advisors with specific and general regulatory advice and assist in compliance matters. We have significant experience with the regulatory framework governing the insurance sector at both EU and Italian levels.
Commercial Risks and Litigation
We have extensive expertise in the litigation and alternative dispute resolution aspects of commercial insurance matters, including coverage, D&O, energy, environmental, liability, marine, non-marine, aviation, P&C, reinsurance, special risks and subrogation, as well as the defence of disability and life claims. Our clients include international insurance companies, as well as Lloyd’s syndicates.
The firm deals with high value, complex and high-profile insurance and reinsurance disputes, often with an international element. Matters dealt with include resolving insurance and reinsurance policy wording disputes, dealing with policy avoidance issues and advising on issues relating to breach of warranty or breach of condition.