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For many years, leading experts in Allen & Overy's Dispute Resolution practice have been advising national and international insurers and reinsurers on the examination and enforcement of, or the defence against, claims resulting from contractual relationships with brokers, distribution partners, agents and other market participants in the insurance sector. They also represent companies in asserting insurance coverage claims against insurers or brokers.

Our clients benefit not only from our in-depth industry knowledge and particular expertise in the area of private international, commercial and procedural law but also from the fact that Allen & Overy can count on the services of highly experienced specialists when it comes to advising and representing our clients in national and international arbitration proceedings (ad-hoc and institutional proceedings) and for arbitrator work (chair, sole arbitrator, party-nominated arbitrator).

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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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News: 12 December 2022

Allen & Overy Paris on the issue of EUR500 million subordinated sustainable notes by Abeille Vie

Allen & Overy Paris advised the banking syndicate, led by HSBC and Natixis and including Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB and J.P. Morgan, in relation to the issue of EUR500 million subordinated…

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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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