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January 18, 2018 – Robert Kasinow has joined Locke Lord’s New York office as an Insurance Specialist in the Firm’s Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group. Kasinow’s experience in regulatory change and compliance transformation along with advising clients on corporate governance, InsurTech, uniform cybersecurity regulations, group capital, global reciprocity and other developing issues will help strengthen and expand the Firm’s Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group.
“Bob brings to Locke Lord years of experience as a regulator in the insurance industry and in the private insurance sector,” said Jon Biasetti and Brian Casey, Co-Chairs of Locke Lord’s Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group. “As the insurance industry landscape continues to evolve, Bob’s addition will help us as we work to enhance and expand our insurance capabilities to better serve clients with the complex matters they face.”
Kasinow focuses on insurance regulatory risk affecting clients from key issues that regulators are discussing and implementing and linking them to potential insurer implications. He monitors insurance regulatory issues with state, federal and international supervisors and fosters regulatory cooperation considering the global environment.
“I am thrilled to join Locke Lord’s New York office,” Kasinow said. “Locke Lord has a strong and established insurance practice with very talented lawyers, and I look forward to adding my experience and skillset to the team.”
Prior to joining Locke Lord, Kasinow was the U.S. insurance regulatory lead in the KPMG Center of Excellence where he provided thought leadership and information to insurance clients while building relationships around the changing regulatory agenda. His most recent insurance department regulatory experience was as Assistant Commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, Office of Solvency Regulation.
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