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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.

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News: 21 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy advises on AXA’s first EUR1 billion subordinated green bonds

Allen & Overy advised a bank consortium on AXA’s issue of subordinated green bonds for a total amount of EUR1 billion. The consortium consists of BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment…

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News: 05 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy advises Aviva on the disposal of its insurance businesses in Italy

Allen & Overy has advised Aviva on the disposal of its insurance businesses in Italy. The deal, announced on 4 March 2021, is one of the most significant M&A deals in the insurance sector in recent…

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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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