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Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly

Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly
Office:
Salisbury House
29 Finsbury Circus
EC2M 5QQ
City:
London
Country:
England
Tel:
+44 (0) 20 3740 1365

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

Mr Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly specialises in financing, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law and is widely recognised as one of Mexico’s leading insurance and reinsurance experts.

Yves advises multinational clients and foreign investors in financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other operations in Mexico and Latin America. He has a particularly strong background in the insurance and financial sector and regularly handles high-end transactions for leading insurance sector clients. He heads NHG’s pioneering London office, advising insurance companies, law firms and other leading international corporations and multinationals in their transactions and business involving Mexico and Latin America.

Yves is a dedicated lawyer who, besides taking the time for each of his clients and matters, can generate the time to actively participate in different associations. He was the founder of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and has acted as chairman since 2010. Other examples of an institution where he participates continuously as member are; Mexican Association of Insurance and Bonding Law (AMEDESEF), Mexican Chamber of the Presidential Council of the International Association of Insurance Law (AIDA), Mexican Association of Corporate Counsels (ANADE), American Bar Association (ABA), Union Social de Empresarios Mexicanos (USEM) and honorary member of the Commercial Bar Association in England (COMBAR).

Mr Hayaux-du-Tilly is recognised by the leading legal publications for his extraordinary expertise. Chambers Latin America considers Yves a leading lawyer in its corporate/M&A, and banking and finance sections; he is also the only lawyer in Mexico ranked as a star individual in insurance. The guide states: “He stands out for his combined knowledge of the reinsurance business and his access to the London and Mexican markets.” In addition, clients appreciate “his great technical knowledge and analytical skills, and his experience in the area”.

The Legal 500 ranks Yves as a ‘leading lawyer’ in insurance, where clients express: “He’s not only always available, but he always listens so as to truly understand the needs of his clients.” “Hugely experienced”, his practice covers everything from regulatory matters and dispute resolution, to product development and corporate transactional work; also, he has been recommended in banking and finance, bankruptcy and restructuring and corporate M&A. IFLR1000 ranks Yves as a leading lawyer in banking, and mergers and acquisitions; Who’s Who Legal identifies him as a specialist in insurance and reinsurance, and transport saying that he is “a go-to lawyer” for both Mexican and international insurance-sector clients seeking advice on financing transactions”.

Yves regularly advises the subsidiaries of international companies operating in Mexico and Latin America and leading Mexican insurers, such as Assurant, AXA, BUPA, Cardif, Chubb, Dentegra, GNP, MetLife, Principal, Secured Legal Title, The Travelers Companies and Zurich. He currently serves as non-executive and independent director of Dentegra Seguros Dentales and of Pensiones Principal, is the secretary non-member of the board of directors of Assurant Vida Mexico and Assurant Daños Mexico and recently acted as liquidator successfully completing the dissolution and liquidation of LandAmerica Title Insurance Company Mexico.

NHG Mexico City Offices:
Paseo de los Tamarindos
No. 400-B, Piso 7
Bosques de las Lomas 05120 
Tel: +52 (55) 4170-3000

WWL says: Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly is “an incredibly knowledgeable practitioner” who stands out as one of the most impressive finance lawyers in Mexico.  

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Banking which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Insurance & Reinsurance: Lawyers

Yves is a partner of the Mexican law firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel, the only Mexican law firm with an office in London. He is known as “the Mexican lawyer with a French name in the City of London”.  

Yves splits his time between London and Mexico and leads the insurance and reinsurance practice of NHG.   

Yves specialises in insurance and reinsurance, both in contentious and non-contentious matters. He represents, on an ongoing basis, the following Mexican insurance companies in transactional work, mergers and acquisitions, product development and general regulatory, corporate governance and compliance-related matters: AXA Seguros Mexico, Assurant Daños Mexico, Assurant Vida Mexico, BUPA Mexico, Cardif Mexico Seguros de Vida, Cardif Mexico Seguros Generales, Dentegra Seguros Dentales, Genworth, Grupo Nacional Provincial, Grupo Sudamericano de Inversiones (Grupo SURA), HDI Seguros, MetLife Mexico, Panamerican Life Mexico, Seguros Principal, Prudential Seguros Mexico and Zurich Mexico.

Yves also represents Mexican and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies in coverage issues, claims, disputes, negotiation and settlement of insurance and reinsurance claims, and has outstanding experience in arbitration and mediation.

Yves has acted as secretary of the board of directors and non-executive independent director and secretary of the anti-money laundering, investments, risk and audit committees of Mexican insurance and surety subsidiaries of international companies. He currently serves as non-executive and independent director of Dentegra Seguros Dentales and AXA Seguros, liquidator of LandAmerica Title Insurance Company Mexico; and secretary non-member of the board of directors of Assurant Vida Mexico and Assurant Daños Mexico.

Yves is an active member and former chairperson, vice chairman and board member of the Mexican chapter of AIDA (AMEDESEF), responsible for having established ARIAS Mexico. He is also a member of the presidential council of AIDA, former vice president of CILA and an honorary member of the Commercial Bar Association. In 2011, Yves co-founded the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom and the Latin American Forum in London.

Yves is the author and co-author of various articles and chapters on legal reviews and specialised books and publications including The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions, The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review, Getting the Deal Through: Insurance and Reinsurance and Practical Law Insurance and Reinsurance: Global Guide. He is also the author of the Mexico monograph in the Insurance Law International Encyclopedia of Law (Kluwer Law International), an in-depth updated reference source concerning all aspects of insurance law in the industrialised countries of the world.

Yves is ranked as a star individual for insurance by Chambers & Partners Latin America, as well as a leading lawyer in corporate/M&A and banking and finance. The guide reported: "He stands out for his combined knowledge of the reinsurance business and his access to the London and Mexican markets," adding that clients appreciate “his great technical knowledge and analytical skills, and his experience in the area."

IFLR1000, Who´s Who Legal and Latin Lawyer 250 also recognise Yves as Mexico’s leading insurance expert and as a high-profile figure in the industry, both in Mexico and abroad.

WWL says: Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly is a focused and professional practitioner who is identified as a one of the most prominent insurance and reinsurance experts in the Mexican market.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance which can be purchased from our Shop.

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