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Vincent L. Laurenzano

(New York* Asst. Deputy Superintendent) Stroock, Stroock & Lavan LLP

Vincent L. Laurenzano is a Non-Lawyer Insurance Finance Consultant with the Law Firm of Stroock Stroock & Lavan LLP. Prior to joining Stroock, he served over 30 years with the New York State Insurance Department, most recently as Assistant Deputy Superintendent and Chief Examiner of the Financial Condition Property/Casualty Bureau. In that position, he was responsible for examining and regulating the financial condition of all property/casualty, financial guaranty, mortgage guaranty, title and health-only insurance companies licensed in New York. The Bureau also oversaw a broad range of operational and financial matters including demutualizations, restructurings of securities offerings, licensing of insurers and determination of their solvency, and review of mergers and acquisitions, affiliate transactions and investments.

As a consultant to Stroock, Mr. Laurenzano advises clients on insurance regulatory issues and clients engaged in insurance-related mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, restructuring of assets and liabilities, and structured finance and derivatives transactions designed to transfer insurance risk to the capital markets.


Selected Activities

  • Recipient, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the Regulation of Insurance, 1993
  • Chair, NAIC Risk-Based Capital (EX-4) Task Force, 1991-1997
  • Chair, NAIC Property and Casualty Reinsurance Study Group, 1993-1997
  • Chair, NAIC Catastrophe Insurance (C) Working Group, Catastrophe Reserve Subgroup, 1995-1997



Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)



Vincent L Laurenzano 212.806.6282 Fax: 212.806.6006 vlaurenzano@stroock. corn