b'solutions to their complex issues. The Legal 500 US writesLife Scienceswith significant resources in Washington DC, includingOur clients range from start-ups to some of the largest life numerous former regulators, as well as expert lawyers acrosssciences companies in the world. Our in-depth experience, its domestic and international offices, MayerBrown is wellgained by working across business areas and issues with life positioned to represent banks, broker-dealers, paymentssciences companies and networking with leading industry providers and mortgage companies across the gamut oforganizations, provides our lawyers with the necessary insights regulatory issues impacting their businesses. to address the legal and regulatory challenges facing these industries. Clients told The Legal 500 that our Life Sciences Our fintech practice calls upon our in-depth understandingpractices service level and attention is extremely high of the business, technology and regulation of the financialand that our team had the full range of skills for the sector. services industry to help clients build and protect digital platforms, implement digital and data-driven strategies andWe are experienced in dealing with the issues affecting comply with laws. MayerBrown is known for its strongthe life sciences industries globally, including intellectual banking, securities and payments practices, writes Chambersproperty, dispute resolution, antitrust and competition, risk FinTech, [i]t represents a number of leading financialmanagement, investigations and compliance, government institutions and FinTech companies in digital paymentsand global trade, tax and transfer pricing and regulatory and lending matters. We are ranked by Chambers & Partners,and environmental matters. The firm is recognized for IFLR1000, The Legal 500 for financial services regulation, andits particular strength in the life sciences sector writes by Chambers FinTech in the FinTech Legal (USA) category.Managing Intellectual Property. Our lawyers are consistently ranked by Legal Media Groups Life Sciences Guide, as well as by Managing Intellectual Propertys World IP Handbook and Renowned as an important globalSurvey. We have also been recognized by Law360 as a Practice Group of the Year for Life Sciences. The Legal 500 US ranks us practice in relation to the financialas a leading law firm for its Healthcare: Life Sciences category.sector, MayerBrown plays a significant role in cross-border matters. Permanent CapitalChambers Global Our leading capital markets and lending practices, combined with the firms knowledge of the 1940 Act, the Advisers Act and applicable tax considerations, makes us a regular Insurance & Insurtech choice to advise private capital vehicles, which include business development companies (BDCs), closed-end funds We have one of the leading global insurance industry practices,and interval funds. Given the depth of our capital markets representing nearly 400 insurers and insurance-related entitiesexperience, we are a valued partner for sponsors that are in transactional, regulatory and dispute resolution matters.considering forming new permanent capital vehicles or Drawing upon our diverse capabilities, we take a team-orientedseeking financing for their existing vehicles. Our team focuses and interdisciplinary approach to better serve our insuranceon creating the most efficient tax structure for new vehicles, industry clients. The Legal 500 UK notes that our teamwhether on a standalone basis or as part of a sponsorsbenefits from diverse connections to other practice groupsoverall portfolio of permanent capital vehicles and otheraround the US firms global network, enabling it to handleprivate investment funds. Members of our tax team complex cross-border mandates. We represent insurers andhave extensive experience with the taxation of regulated reinsurers, as well as brokers, banks and investors, in a rangeinvestment companies and other pass-through vehicles.of transactional matters that include mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and sophisticated insurance structured finance at the convergence of insurance markets and the broader capital markets.Our insurtech practice focuses on advising our insurance clients on this rapidly evolving sector of the industry. We advise clients on a broad spectrum of strategic, regulatory and transactional matters at the intersection of traditional insurance and innovation, including capital raising.11'