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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 & insights

Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: key legal considerations for bancassurance arrangements

The ultimate consequences of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic remain unclear, but banks and insurers have begun to take stock of the potential risks and liabilities that they may face.

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg life insurance companies

Investments made by unit-linked life insurance products in UK external funds and in UK issuers may be subject to lower investment limits and/or changes in investment policies.

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Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg insurance companies

Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg insurance companies

Deposits of assets covering technical provisions currently held by credit institutions and/or branches established in the United Kingdom or its dependent territories may have to be relocated within…

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Publications: 27 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: are you protected under your Business Interruption Policy?

Members of Allen & Overy’s Insurance and Litigation teams held a call to discuss the extent to which business interruption policies protect against losses arising from the Covid-19 coronavirus…

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