b'Our Global Insurance Industry Year in Review is now in its10 thyear. In this report, we discuss developments and trendsin insurance industry transactions over the past year, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, the insurance-linked securities and convergence markets, technology and innovation, tax and regulatory developments.Since the publishing of our first report ten years ago, we have been privileged to advise our insurance industry clients on numerous matters across the different sectors of the industry and across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. These industry matters have included hundreds of successful mergers & acquisitions and other strategic projects, capital markets transactions, and insurance-linked securities offerings. We have guided our clients through complex regulatory and tax issues and have proudly worked side-by-side advising on the rising impact and influence of technology. Supported by our clients, we have been increasingly recognized by Chambers Global, US, UK, Asia-Pacific and China; and Legal 500 US, UK and Asia Pacific and Trading Risk for our legal services to the industry globally. Mayer Brown is sincerely grateful to our clients whom we have advised during the past year and many of whom we have been fortunate to count as clients since before the publishing of our first report.We hope you find this report of interest, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss any of the covered developments or topics further. For more on our market-leading Global Insurance Industry Group, please visit mayerbrown.com.'