Rémi Passemard

Rémi Passemard
Office:
47 rue Dumont d'Urville
75116
City:
Paris
Country:
France
Tel:
+33 1 70 37 39 06
Fax:
+33 1 70 37 39 01

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Insurance & Reinsurance: Lawyers

Rémi Passemard is a founding partner of Selarl Ormen Passemard - ORPA Legal, a highly regarded law firm in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance. The firm is a close-knit team consisting of 12 lawyers. Rémi has nearly three decades of experience as litigator and advises financial institutions, major corporations as well as insurers and reinsurers.

Rémi acts in a broad range of insurance disputes involving general liability, professional indemnity, E&O, product liability and industrial risks, serving as monitoring, coverage or defence counsel. He developed over the last 20 years a strong expertise in financial lines insurance policies (D&O, EPL, IPO, FI and crime and fraud), including coverage litigation.

Rémi regularly handles coverage issues arising from international insurance programmes involving French and foreign insurance policies with different triggering events. He also advises on cyber exposure in cyber and non cyber policies, before or after incident situations.

On the regulatory side, Rémi assists life and non-life insurers in the design and distribution in France of insurance products complying with EU and French law (unit linked life policies, EU insurance distribution directive, impact of Brexit on contracts, casualty, etc) including policy wording. He recently advised a major French provider of mobile phones in structuring an insurance programme covering mobile damages and theft.

On the banking side, Rémi acts as defence counsel for banks in disputes relating to the distribution of financial, insurance or banking products (bankers' duty to advise clients), debt recovery and enforcement of securities, duty of vigilance, private banking and wealth management, etc.

Rémi also practises commercial litigation for clients seeking legal or court assistance with contractual relationships, performance (or breach) of contracts, corporate litigation, enforcement of warranties and indemnities granted on the sale of a company, shareholders disputes, etc.

Rémi holds master's degrees from the University of Paris I - Sorbonne in international private law and international trade law (1990) and European law (1991). He is a member of the French Association of Risk Managers (AMRAE), the French Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (AJAR), the French Association of Banking Lawyers (ANJB) and the European Association of Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF).

WWL says: "Fantastic lawyer" Rémi Passemard is recognised as a high-quality insurance & reinsurance litigator in this year's research, with broad expertise across product liability, E&O and general liability matters.

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

Who's Who Legal France - Insurance & Reinsurance

Rémi Passemard is a founding partner of Selarl Ormen Passemard - ORPA Legal, a highly regarded law firm in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance. The firm is a close-knit team consisting of 12 lawyers. Rémi has nearly three decades of experience as litigator and advises financial institutions, major corporations as well as insurers and reinsurers.

Rémi acts in a broad range of insurance disputes involving general liability, professional indemnity, E&O, product liability and industrial risks, serving as monitoring, coverage or defence counsel. He developed over the past 20 years a strong expertise in financial lines insurance policies (D&O, EPL, IPO, FI and crime and fraud), including coverage litigation.

Rémi regularly handles coverage issues arising from international insurance programmes involving French and foreign insurance policies with different triggering events. He also advises on cyber exposure in cyber and non-cyber policies, before or after incident situations.

On the regulatory side, Rémi assists life and non-life insurers in the design and distribution in France of insurance products complying with EU and French law (unit-linked life policies, EU insurance distribution directive, impact of Brexit on contracts, casualty, etc) including policy wording. He recently advised a major French provider of mobile phones in structuring an insurance programme covering mobile damages and theft.

On the banking side, Rémi acts as defence counsel for banks in disputes relating to the distribution of financial, insurance or banking products (bankers' duty to advise clients), debt recovery and enforcement of securities, duty of vigilance, private banking and wealth management, etc.

Rémi also practises commercial litigation for clients seeking legal or court assistance with contractual relationships, performance (or breach) of contracts, corporate litigation, enforcement of warranties and indemnities granted on the sale of a company, shareholders disputes, etc.

Rémi holds master's degrees from the University of Paris I - Sorbonne in international private law and international trade law (1990) and European law (1991). He is a member of the French Association of Risk Managers (AMRAE), the French Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (AJAR), the French Association of Banking Lawyers (ANJB) and the European Association of Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF).

WWL says: Rémi Passemard is credited by sources for his first-rate work on D&O and professional indemnity claims, areas in which he is considered a go-to name.

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

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