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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: 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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paperwork

News: 07 OCTOBER 2019

Allen & Overy advises Zurich on the sale of a run-off non-life insurance portfolio to DARAG

Allen & Overy has advised Zurich Insurance Plc on the sale of its portfolio of German professional liability insurance policies for architects and engineers to DARAG Deutsche Versicherungs- und Rückversicherungs-AG. 

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Rettungsring an Geländer

News: 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

Advising Viridium on the sale of the "Millennium Portfolio" to Commerz Real

Allen & Overy has advised the Viridium Group on the sale of Generali Lebensversicherung AG's "Millennium Portfolio" to Commerz Real. 

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Myanmar

Publications: 25 JULY 2019

Myanmar’s economic liberalisation: Three years on

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (the NLD) celebrates its third anniversary of government this year. Fourteen months from now, campaigning will commence for Myanmar’s 2020 general election, which will be its third since the country’s reintroduction of free elections in 2010. This offers an opportune moment to consider the performance of the NLD government in the past three years since their assumption of control.

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Recognition