City-Yuwa Partners advises domestic/foreign insurance companies, insurance agents and insurance brokers on a wide range of issues in relation to insurance business.

City-Yuwa has broad experience in various aspects of insurance business, including:

  • Advising clients on various regulatory issues under the Insurance Business Law of Japan including compliance with regulations on insurance solicitations, captive insurance, re-insurance, and compliance with anti-money laundering regulations;
  • Advising and representing clients in filing proceedings for permission or license to launch new business or new products;
  • Acting as a legal advisor for the Life Insurance Association of Japan with regard to handling complaints relating to protection of personal information;
  • Advising clients on structuring of insurance risk derivatives subject to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law of Japan;
  • Advising clients on political risk insurance and credit risk insurance for foreign project finance matters;
  • Advising clients on divestment of insurance business in Japan, restructuring of insurance group business, and participation in foreign insurance business;
  • Acting as a member of the mediation review panel of the General Insurance Association of Japan;
  • Acting as an attorney in charge of consultation at the Japan Center for Settlement of Traffic Accident Disputes.

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