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
Publications: 27 November 2023
Our regulatory team in Sydney summarise the latest developments in the saga that is Australia’s financial services licensing regime.
News: 15 September 2023
Allen & Overy has advised Frankfurter Lebensversicherungs AG (Frankfurter Leben) on the takeover of the insurance portfolio and assets under management of EUR 150m from Landeslebenshilfe VVaG (LLH).
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…
Ranked 1st in Insurance Law: Advice to insurance companies
Legal 500 EMEA 2023, Germany
In the insurance industry, the practice is one of the best-established teams that industry giants rely on for strategically important transactions and structural matters.
JUVE Handbook 2022/2023
one of the top players in the German insurance market and offers comprehensive advice on the entire value chain of insurance matter
Legal 500 EMEA 2023, Germany
Law Firm of the Year for Insurance Law
JUVE Awards 2022