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We are an advisor to a number of the world’s largest insurers and reinsurers on their strategic projects

Expertise covers restructuring of regulatory capital, strategic reinsurance, longevity transactions, M&A and regulatory matters.

Fully integrated with the firm's global Financial Institutions Group, the team advise financial institution clients on complex transactions and regulatory issues. The team also advise our financial institution clients in respect of their own trade credit and political risk insurance policies.

The group advise a number of investment banks in respect of trading longevity risks with banks, insurers and investment schemes, as well as advising insurers and investment banks on regulatory capital and liquidity transactions. We advise in the companies market and at Lloyd's. In addition to advising financial institutions, local and multinational companies and government bodies, a number of our team have spent time in industry, with insurance regulators or as underwriters. The team has the specialist product knowledge you would expect of a market leading insurance team, coupled with a well-rounded view of the sector to provide our clients with commercially relevant advice in the most efficient manner.

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Blue light trails at night

Publications: 26 September 2022

(Re)insurers prepare for tighter boardroom governance rules

With new rules on the governance of insurance company boards coming into force from the end of this month, Paul Péporté and Helena Finn outline the main changes.

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Ground level view of modern skyscrapers

News: 08 September 2022

Allen & Overy advises Cinven on acquisition of Säkra

Allen & Overy is advising Cinven on its acquisition of Swedish insurance broker Säkra from Adelis Equity Partners. Swedish law firm Vinge also acted as legal counsel to Cinven.

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Glass buildings

Publications: 18 August 2022

Recent amendments to the Luxembourg AML/CTF legal framework

Make sure that your policies and procedures are up-to-date.

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Publications: 16 August 2022

Financial Services and Markets Bill - Revocation, restatement and replacement of onshored EU law

This briefing is one in a series on the Financial Services and Markets Bill (FSMB). In this briefing we discuss the revocation of onshored EU law contained in the FSMB, focusing on some questions of…

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