Corporate, Commercial and Regulatory

The CitNet Law legal service is provided at competitive prices, with professional service standards born of long City experience. We provide corporate, commercial and regulatory work as follows:


  • M&A – dealing with business and corporate acquisitions, mergers and disposals in the insurance sector
  • Corporate Restructurings and Projects
  • Group Reorganisations
  • Specialist Due Diligence of insurance businesses
  • Setting up in the UK and applications for regulatory consent
  • Acquisitions of business
  • Moving teams
  • Private equity investments and exits
  • Investments in Lloyd’s including all the Lloyd’s documentation
  • Turn-key arrangements and investment via collective investment schemes (whether regulated or unregulated)
  • Provision of Funds at Lloyd’s whether by Bank Guarantee or LOC (including all related security, indemnities and counter-indemnities)
  • Share capital reorganization – whether raising capital, or reducing and returning capital
  • Dividends in specie
  • Use of revaluation reserves
  • Clearing profit and loss account deficits
  • Shareholder issues and disputes
  • High court applications and sanctions in connection with Insurance business transfers under Part VII FSMA
  • Schemes of arrangement for insurers under the Part 26 Companies Act
  • Formations: Incorporation and registration of companies, limited liability partnership (LLP), partnerships
  • Partnership agreements
  • Conversion of partnership to LLPs
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Corporate Governance


  • Dealing with day to day business and corporate and commercial ssues and disputes
  • Dealing with all forms off commercial  contract, for example
    • TOBAs,
    • Agency, Supply and Commercial agreements
    • Commutation Agreements
    • Novation Agreements
    • Broker Agreements: Co-broker or Sub-Broker
    • MGAs and all related agreements
  • Outsourcing Contracts
  • Reinsurance contracts
  • Lloyd’s RITC
  • Dealing with service agreements, employment contracts and severance issues
  • Advising on banking and funding arrangements including private equity
  • Disputes when your Supplier is not performing


  • New Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA) Regulation
  • FCA/ PRA Requirements
  • Authorization and Guidance,
  • Comparing jurisdictions
  • Conduct of Business,
  • Client Money issues,
  • the Mediation Directives
  • Solicitors regulation