Insurance

Our global team of insurance lawyers advises many of the world’s leading insurers and reinsurers on their most significant corporate, regulatory and transactional matters as well as on complex claims, class actions, disputes and investigations.

"Strong international network facilitates advice on cross-border M&A deals, including run-off transactions and auctions of insurance and reinsurance portfolios." Chambers Europe, 2020

We have particular experience in blockchain, smart contracts and distributed ledger technologies, which are now the subject of both proof of concept trials and live deployments by insurance companies. We also help clients analyze, manage and mitigate the associated legal and regulatory risks related to the deployment of insurance technology or InsurTech, which is having a transformative effect on both the commercial and retail sectors of the insurance industry.

Operating from each of the world’s key insurance markets and with specialist lawyers drawn from across our practice, our clients benefit from our cutting-edge legal experience and deep industry knowledge to provide tailored solutions to their most challenging and high profile assignments.

Our areas of work include

  • Class actions
  • Complex claims
  • Cyber
  • D&O and related financial lines, including transactional liability
  • InsurTech
  • Marine, energy and aviation
  • Regulation
  • Transactions, including M&A and securities

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Europe, Germany: Insurance: Transactional, Chambers and Partners, 2020
  • Legal 500 EMEA, Germany: Insurance: Advice to Insurers, The Legal 500, 2020

Knowledge

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ESG-Update: BaFin sieht Gefahr von Greenwashing und veröffentlicht Entwurf einer Richtlinie für nachhaltige Investmentvermögen

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ESG-Update: Erneut Bewegung bei der Anwendbarkeit der Offenlegungsverordnung

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