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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

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Publications: 21 JULY 2021

What to look for in a directors’ and officers’ liability insurance policy

A checklist setting out the key terms that insureds should review when notifying a claim or negotiating the terms of a directors’ and officers’ liability insurance policy.

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pensions advisory

News: 27 MAY 2021

Advising LCP and Charterhouse on the acquisition of Aon’s Retirement and Investment Business in Germany

Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (“LCP” or “the company”), the professional advisory firm specialising in pensions, investment consulting and insurance, has acquired Aon’s retirement and investment business…

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Publications: 28 JANUARY 2021

A comparative overview of the Hong Kong and Singapore regulatory frameworks for the supervision of insurance groups

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…

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Publications: 22 JANUARY 2021

Luxembourg insurance and reinsurance companies

The CAA extends the restrictions on dividend payments and other distributions.

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