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Key challenges for the insurance sector are efficient structuring of sales forces and distribution processes and competition for distribution capacities. We advise on bancassurance and assurbanking agreements, distribution agreements with other financial services providers, distribution platforms and broker organisations or the increase in distribution activities via the Internet.

Our team also advises on the legal structuring of insurance products and their compliance especially with insurance regulatory and insurance contract law as well as investment law.

News and insights

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Publications: 20 February 2024

FCA and PRA enforcement themes and trends 2023: a shake-up

A shake-up is underway at the UK financial services regulators. For the first time, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed co-Directors of its Enforcement and Market Oversight Division,…

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News: 11 January 2024

Allen & Overy advises Gallagher on the acquisition of Köberich Financial Lines

Allen & Overy LLP has advised US company Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (Gallagher) in connection with the acquisition of Köberich Financial Lines GmbH & Co. KG (Köberich Financial Lines). The terms of the…

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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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