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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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News: 19 JUNE 2020

Global trends in private M&A: Covid-19 update

We have recently produced an updated client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Over the last eight years, we have analysed almost 1,300 private M&A deals that Allen & Overy advised on…

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Allen & Overy announces new global Banking and Corporate practice leaders

News: 29 MAY 2020

Lombard International Group names Allen & Overy on global legal panel

Global leader in insurance-based wealth and succession planning for high net worth individuals, families and institutions, Lombard International Group, has announced its global external legal advisory…

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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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