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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

Singapore: Banks, asset managers and insurers to implement MAS’s ESG Guidelines

Publications: 22 DECEMBER 2020

Singapore: Banks, asset managers and insurers to implement Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) ESG Guidelines

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. 

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Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2020

Court of Appeal restates the legal principles applicable to the sanction of Part VII transfers of insurance businesses

The Court of Appeal has today upheld the joint appeals by The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (PAC) and Rothesay Life Plc (Rothesay) against Snowden J’s refusal to sanction the transfer of a…

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Publications: 06 NOVEMBER 2020

New OJK Circular on the distribution of insurance products

The OJK has provided greater clarity on the regulatory requirements for the marketing and sale of insurance products and their distribution through the use of digital platforms. Spurred by recent…

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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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