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.
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.
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
News: 15 December 2022
Allen & Overy LLP has advised the Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund (UKRF) on its GBP7bn longevity transaction, with reinsurance provided by an insurance subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI)…
News: 12 December 2022
Allen & Overy Paris advised the banking syndicate, led by HSBC and Natixis and including Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB and J.P. Morgan, in relation to the issue of EUR500 million subordinated…
Publications: 28 July 2022
The equity capital markets have faced challenging conditions in H1 2022. European markets cooled, the Middle East boomed.
Publications: 15 July 2022
In this article we shine the spotlight on an emerging risk for directors - that of direct claims against them relating to acts or omissions addressing climate change. We briefly consider this fast…
The team led by Dr Jan Schröder, Dr Christian Eichner and Frank Herring is considered an "unrivalled centre of competence that is second to no one when advising in the insurance sector"
Juve Handbook 2011/2012
A leading team for all-round advice to the insurance sector
JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2015 (Insurance: Corporate advice to Insurers)
Outstanding to exceptional
Legal 500 Germany 2014 (Insurance)
Law Firm of the Year for Insurance Law
JUVE Awards 2012