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Insurance Regulatory and Compliance

We are a market leader in the provision of legal and regulatory advice to insurers and financial institutions.

We regularly advise regulators and governments, as well as insurers and reinsurers in relation to regulatory issues.  We cover the full range of regulatory matters from authorisation, governance and solvency to engagement with supervisors. In a transactional context, our regulatory experts help manage execution risk associated with complex deals, often involving multiple regulated sectors and jurisdictions.

Our team is heavily engaged in advising in relation to Solvency II and work closely with clients, trade associations and regulators to help shape the regulatory agenda.  Our Regulatory Investigations group advises companies and individuals involved in FSA investigations and enforcement proceedings.

News & insights

Publications: 27 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: are you protected under your Business Interruption Policy?

Members of Allen & Overy’s Insurance and Litigation teams held a call to discuss the extent to which business interruption policies protect against losses arising from the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. 

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Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

Coronavirus - what is the current situation in Germany?

In order to contain the Coronavirus the German federal states as well as the German government have put strict measures into place. Schools and kindergartens have been closed as well as borders to most neighbouring states for private travel. In order to mitigate the economic consequences, the German government announced a comprehensive package of measures.

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News: 10 FEBRUARY 2020

Lloyds Banking Group pension schemes agree GBP10 billion longevity swap

Allen & Overy has advised Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Limited (the Trustee) on longevity insurance and reinsurance arrangements to protect certain Lloyds Banking Group pension schemes from the cost of unexpected increases in the life expectancy of its members.

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Publications: 17 OCTOBER 2019

Latest updates on the China financial sector: lifting foreign shareholding caps

On 11 October 2019, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced a clearer accelerated timeframe for lifting foreign shareholding caps (i.e. 51%) in futures companies, public securities investment fund management companies and securities companies. Qualified foreign firms now have a clearer road map towards full ownership of financial service institutions in China.

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