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Our lawyers have been dealing with all relevant aspects of German and European insurance regulatory law for years. We advise on transactions and reorganisation measures as well as general issues such as the introduction of new insurance products to the German market and the permissibility of cross-border insurance business. The team has a good relationship with the competent regulatory authorities and we work together to find solutions.

We focus in particular focus on compliance requirements in the insurance sector and related risk management, taking into account current and future statutory requirements such as the Solvency II framework.

News and insights

A bridge

Publications: 09 January 2023

Remote customer onboarding solutions - credit and financial institutions need to adjust their solutions, policies and procedures

On 22 November 2022, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final report on the guidelines on the use of Remote Customer Onboarding Solutions under Article 13 (1) of Directive (EU)…

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Modern glass offices against a dull sky

News: 15 December 2022

A&O advises on multi-billion longevity transaction for Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund

Allen & Overy LLP has advised the Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund (UKRF) on its GBP7bn longevity transaction, with reinsurance provided by an insurance subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI)…

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Stock information on screen

Publications: 28 July 2022

Equity capital markets in 2022: Europe cools, the Middle East heats up. What next?

The equity capital markets have faced challenging conditions in H1 2022. European markets cooled, the Middle East boomed.

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Climate change

Publications: 15 July 2022

Risks for directors in the spotlight: Climate litigation

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…

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