Reporting directly to the Head of Corporate Finance and to the CEO of AXA Global Re, the mission of the Lead Reinsurance Lawyer is to manage the legal aspects and the documentation of ceded reinsurance transactions to which certain Group companies are parties, including:
With respect to each transaction, this entails understanding the various legal aspects, assessing the legal risks and proposing legal solutions enabling AXA to comply with the applicable laws and the Group Standards.
The Lead Reinsurance Lawyer works on ceded reinsurance transactions for the Group which play a key role in AXA’s risk management and capital optimization, in accordance with its strategic plan (currently Ambition 2020). The Lead Reinsurance Lawyer must deliver pragmatic and commercial legal advice to the highest international standards in AXA’s inherently complex, international, highly regulated and ever-evolving environment.
Principal internal clients include AXA Global Re teams, Group Risk Management and Group Finance. One of the principal objectives of the Corporate Finance Team is to assist in securing risk transfer and capital treatment while ensuring that actions are taken in the best long-term interest of the Group and all stakeholders (including shareholders, policyholders and employees) and protecting the Group, the Board and management from legal, regulatory and reputational actions or risk.