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Copyright 2018  Law Office of Stewart H. Walker

PRACTICE

AREAS

Transactions and Governance
Formation, acquisition, and licensing of insurance companies and other entities, and all forms of holding company transactions, reinsurance transactions, sales of blocks of business, and formation of separate accounts.
       Representative Matters:  
  • Formed and licensed multiple New York domestic insurers and withdrew parent companies from the state, transferring policies of parent to new             insurers through assumption reinsurance.
  • Represented New York domestic mutual insurer in numerous reinsurance and assumption reinsurance transactions, obtaining regulatory approval thereof.
Regulatory and Compliance
Sophisticated and comprehensive compliance advice on a full range of insurance company issues on a multistate basis.
      Representative Matters:
  • Advised several New York-licensed insurers on various limitations and             restrictions of New York expense limitation laws and made and obtained approval of appropriate filings with regulators.
  • Advised several insurers on mulistate group insurance and separate account laws, regulations and interpretations thereof.
Examinations and Disciplinary Matters
Disclplinary matters before regulators and other entities for companies, agents and other regulated parties.
       Representative Matters:
  • Represented numerous insurers on responses to insurance department           examination reports and potential disciplinary action.
  • Represented agents and actuaries in disciplinary and other matters. including failure to obtain license to sell insurance, and reached favorable resolutions with regulators.
 

Product Development

Product development, drafting, filing and compliance over a wide range of insurance company products.

        Representative Matters:

  •  Advised on, drafted and filed numerous fixed and variable, group and individual life insurance and annuity products.

ABOUT

This firm was formed to provide quality, experienced, and creative advice to the insurance and financial services industries.  Stewart Walker has represented dozens of insurance companies and other entities from around the world on a full range of matters both large and small, including company formations and licensings, sophisticated reinsurance matters and sales of blocks of business, reports on examination and discliplinary matters,  a full range of compliance matters, and product drafting, filing and compliance. 

 

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STEWART H. WALKER
PRINCIPAL

 Tel.:  212-697-3476

Mobile:  914-602-1206

swalker@swalkerlaw.com

Stewart Walker has been engaged in the practice of insurance and financial services law for over thirty years. He has represented dozens of insurance companies and other insurance entities, including some of the largest insurers, administrators, agents and other entities in a wide range of transactional, regulatory, compliance and disciplinary matters. Mr. Walker has given many presentations on a variety of insurance, securities, and pension law and other matters to attorneys and others in the financial services industries. A graduate of the University of Nebraska and the University of Nebraska College of Law, he was the Executive Editor of the Nebraska Law Review. He is a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel and the New York City Bar Association, where he has been a member of the Insurance Law Committee. He is also a founder and Principal of Altamas Partners, a management consulting firm providing governmental relations, compliance and regulatory consulting services and focusing on the United States and Latin America.

 

CONTACT

Law Office of

Stewart H. Walker

ADDRESS

One Grand Central Place

60 East 42nd Street, Suite 4600

New York, NY 10165

Email: swalker@swalkerlaw.com

Tel:  212-697-3476

 

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