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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2007
    • M.S., University of Kansas, 2004, Education
    • B.S., University of Kansas, 2003, Business Administration
Zachary Dyer offers practical advice and solutions for insurance industry clients and other entities dealing with this highly specialized field. He represents the interests of insurance and reinsurance companies, producers and third-party administrators on a full range of corporate, transactional and regulatory insurance business matters including:
  • Multi-state insurance regulation and administrative law
  • Company formation, structuring, capitalization and licensure
  • Mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Reinsurance arrangements and sales of blocks of business
  • Insurance Holding Company Act compliance
  • Restructuring alternatives including mutual holding company reorganizations and demutualizations
  • Product development and regulatory approval
  • Financial and market conduct examinations
Zach also advises clients on the strategic design, formation, and implementation of alternative risk transfer structures, including captive insurance and reinsurance arrangements, risk retention groups (RRG) and risk purchasing groups (RPG).

  • Representation of a national health care system in connection with an acquisition of an insurance holding company system and obtaining insurance regulatory approval.
  • Formation and licensure of property and casualty insurers, commercial health insurance companies and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO), Medicaid managed care organizations and Medicare Advantage health plans. 
  • Counseled various insurance holding company systems on corporate governance, organizational and regulatory matters.
  • Obtained multi-state regulatory approvals for merger transactions entered into as part of the reorganization of an insurance holding company system.
  • Representation of a national life insurance company in obtaining regulatory approval for a new annuity product that had been previously dismissed by regulators as a form of non-permissible financial guaranty insurance.
  • Representation of a financial services company in connection with the formation and licensing of a Delaware Series LLC captive insurance program.
  • Representation of national insurance carriers in connection with market conduct investigations and examinations.
  • Representation of a national health care system in connection with an acquisition of a Medicare Advantage health plan and obtaining insurance regulatory approval.
  • Representation of insurance brokers in connection with asset sale and purchase transactions. Representation of a property and casualty insurance company in connection with drafting and negotiating a loss portfolio transfer and related reinsurance program.