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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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Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2020

Court of Appeal restates the legal principles applicable to the sanction of Part VII transfers of insurance businesses

The Court of Appeal has today upheld the joint appeals by The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (PAC) and Rothesay Life Plc (Rothesay) against Snowden J’s refusal to sanction the transfer of a…

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Publications: 06 NOVEMBER 2020

New OJK Circular on the distribution of insurance products

The OJK has provided greater clarity on the regulatory requirements for the marketing and sale of insurance products and their distribution through the use of digital platforms. Spurred by recent…

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: key legal considerations for bancassurance arrangements

The ultimate consequences of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic remain unclear, but banks and insurers have begun to take stock of the potential risks and liabilities that they may face.

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg life insurance companies

Investments made by unit-linked life insurance products in UK external funds and in UK issuers may be subject to lower investment limits and/or changes in investment policies.

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