Insurance is a dynamic and multidisciplinary field that covers many quite different sectors (life insurance, property insurance, collective insurance) and has a special bearing on the capital market, because insurance companies are financial institutions that provide long-term savings and sell their clients various saving and investment instruments such as “managers’ insurance”, pension insurance and provident funds. Consequently, this is a regulation-intensive sector and is closely regulated by the Supervisor of Insurance through circulars, directives and proliferating regulation.
The firm has a special expertise in the various branches of insurance, and has been working for many years with Israel’s largest, leading insurance companies, providing them with comprehensive legal services, including:
The firm also provides insurance-related legal services to corporations, such as:
We provide monitoring services for insurers and underwriters in insurance-related legal proceedings. The firm also represents various clients such as actuarial firms, which seek our help with legal opinions and contracts, and provides legal services to insurance agencies, starting with the licensing stage and across all of their other legal needs.
Yigal Arnon & Co. represents a large array of clients in torts actions, including some of the largest commercial organizations in Israel, corporations, leading local and foreign insurers, and individuals. The firm has vast experience representing local and foreign insurers, both as plaintiffs and as defendants, in the courts and in arbitration, with regard to various issues:
The firm has acquired a special expertise with regard to electricity-related damages, including significant property damages and physical injuries, and resulting insurance claims. We have also gained much experience with damages arising from fire and water damages, and claims pursuant to the Compensation of Road Accident Victims Law. Thanks to our vast experience in torts, we were selected to represent some of the largest corporations in largescale environmental actions that are at the heart of the public debate, such as the Kishon River, Ramat Hovav and Mount Carmel fire disaster claims.
The services offered by the firm include the following, and more: