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 & insights
News: 05 MARCH 2021
Allen & Overy has advised Aviva on the disposal of its insurance businesses in Italy. The deal, announced on 4 March 2021, is one of the most significant M&A deals in the insurance sector in recent…Read more
Publications: 28 JANUARY 2021
The Hong Kong government recently announced that the insurance group-wide supervision framework (GWS framework) will commence on 29 March 2021. The GWS framework will be implemented via the Insurance…Read more
Publications: 22 JANUARY 2021
The CAA extends the restrictions on dividend payments and other distributions.Read more
Publications: 22 DECEMBER 2020
Banks, asset managers and insurers have 18 months to introduce and implement environmental risk management practices in accordance with new Guidelines on Environmental Risk Management.Read more
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