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Insurance

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: 17 AUGUST 2020

What UK insolvency law changes mean for U.S. finance companies

Allen & Overy has advised UK insurer Rothesay Life Plc (Rothesay) on the transfer of its Irish annuity business to Irish insurer Monument Life Insurance DAC (Monument). The transfer will take effect…

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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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Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg insurance companies

Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg insurance companies

Deposits of assets covering technical provisions currently held by credit institutions and/or branches established in the United Kingdom or its dependent territories may have to be relocated within…

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