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Insurance

Allen & Overy’s lawyers advise national and international clients from the insurance industry.

Our industry expertise and comprehensive professional advisory services enable us to provide legal support to domestic and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies as well as service providers in the insurance industry on all business-related issues.

Highly specialized advisory support on all aspects of company pension schemes (including CTA models and pensioner companies) rounds out our package of advisory services.

Our team

The Insurance sector group’s core team members are lawyers from Allen & Overy’s Corporate Insurance Practice. We have long-standing experience in corporate and regulatory issues related to transactions, reorganisation measures, investments and other sector-specific matters.

In addition, we have experts in capital markets, antitrust, tax and employment law with specific sector expertise. We co-operate frequently with the competent regulatory authorities, enabling us to ensure adequate solutions in transactions and other regulatory issues. 

Our focus

The interdisciplinary Insurance sector group advises on transactions and reorganisation measures of national and international insurance groups as well as insurance mediation and distribution issues. We provide product-specific advice and we support insurance and reinsurance companies in Germany and abroad.  Our advice covers establishment of business activities for compliance and risk management matters, group and corporate law issues and insurance-specific dispute resolution. Commercially sound solutions come from in-depth industry sector knowledge.

Our Insurance sector group guarantees innovative and creative solutions that enhance the competitiveness of domestic and international insurance and reinsurance companies.

News and insights

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News: 16 May 2022

Allen & Overy advises Erichsen on sale of cyber business to Finlex

Allen & Overy has advised Essen-based cyber insurance broker Erichsen GmbH on the sale of its business operations to Frankfurt-based Finlex GmbH, the leading specialist for D&O and cyber insurances in…

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Skylight

Publications: 13 December 2021

The Insurance Disputes Law Review - 4th edition - France

The Insurance Disputes Law Review provides a practical overview of recent developments in insurance disputes across major jurisdictions worldwide. It examines the key features of the legal framework…

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Publications: 09 December 2021

India in focus: Foreign Investment in India

According to the 2021 UN World Investment Report, India was the fifth largest recipient of foreign investment globally in 2020, attracting inflows of USD64 billion last year. This represents growth of…

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Publications: 20 October 2021

What to look for in a professional indemnity insurance policy

A checklist setting out the key terms that insureds should review when notifying a claim or negotiating the terms of a professional indemnity insurance policy.

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Recognition