NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dentons, the global law firm, today named John J. Sarchio as a partner in the Insurance Regulatory practice. He advises clients on insurance industry mergers, acquisitions and financings, reinsurance transactions, self-insurance and captive programs and insurance regulatory consulting and compliance. Sarchio will be resident in the Firm's Miami and New York offices.
Sarchio's insurance-related transactional experience includes insurance company demutualizations, reciprocal conversions, bank-insurer affiliations and mutual insurer mergers, as well as insurance securitizations, catastrophe bond transactions, reinsurance sidecar transactions, XXX/AXXX reserve financing transactions, and other insurance-linked securities transactions. He represents insurance industry clients in regulatory matters before the state insurance departments of Florida and New York, and has advised a variety of industrial, financial services and professional services firms on their D&O and professional liability insurance programs.
"We are pleased to welcome John to our insurance practice," said Dentons US Managing Partner Mike McNamara. "His strong transactional experience provides additional depth to our insurance team while complementing our highly regarded regulatory and insurance litigation practice."
Sarchio has also counseled state and foreign governments on insurance issues and drafted laws and regulations governing various aspects of the insurance industry, including Vermont's Captive Insurance Act and the US Virgin Islands' Exempt Companies Act and Exempt International Insurers Act.
"I am delighted to be joining an insurance team as broad and deep as Dentons'," said Sarchio. "The Firm's preeminent global platform is a perfect fit for my practice. I look forward to offering my clients the full range of Dentons' impressive capabilities."
Sarchio earned his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was Executive Editor of the Law Review. He holds an LLM from the London School of Economics and a BS, magna cum laude, from Bucknell University.
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