Zachary R. Dyer
Areas of Focus
Corporate and Transactional
Insurance Business and Regulatory Law
Third Party Administrator (TPA) Licensing and Compliance Services
, University of Kansas School of Law
, University of Kansas
, University of Kansas
, Business Administration
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2009
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).
The Missouri Bar
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
American Bar Association
The American Health Lawyers Association
The First Tee of Greater Kansas City
Board of Directors
University of Kansas K-Club Letterman's Association
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.
Missouri Insurance Department Reaches $7.8 Million Settlement with Anthem
August 6, 2014
Publications & Presentations
Captive Insurance: A Positive Opportunity for Your Organization
Polsinelli Announces Election of 23 New Shareholders Nationwide
October 11, 2017
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