Lawyers for the Insurance & Reinsurance Industry

The risk of loss is a fundamentally important reality for every company; including insurance companies themselves. Therefore, in the case of insurance companies it is vital to get financial protection in the area of reinsurance. Events of damage can never be seen as a positive for a company, but taking the right precautions can result in the damage being quickly mitigated; without negative impacts on the finances of your business or on its interactions with other companies.

In the modern world of globalization and digitization it is easy to fear how these developments may impact on your company’s trading and services. Claims settlement are becoming more and more complex as border-crossing damage claims are common practice in the business community. The increased size of the market and the ever-growing development and utilization of technology can present themselves as challenges, but with the right precautions in place these advances can in fact constitute fantastic opportunities for your company. Awareness of innovative insurance products is one sure way of alleviating new threats that may arise from globalization and digitization.

Insurance in Germany Today

In Germany, the world of insurance is complex, multifaceted and costly. In fact, the total amount spent on insurance in Germany in 2017 amounted to over €210 billion. This provides us with some insight into the sheer size of this market! In a market this size it is vital that a company receives the right insurance advice. Without availing of the essential cover needed, prosperous businesses cannot realize their goals. At Schlun & Elseven, our insurance lawyers will advise you to ensure that you benefit from using the right insurance products, appropriate for your business.

Our Services

If you need counsel in areas such as; finding the correct (re)insurance policy, resolving possible insurance-related legal problems or in settling insurance-based disputes, help yourself by availing of the legal assistance offered by Schlun & Elseven. As well as these areas, we will also provide you with detailed legal advice and in-depth contractual analysis of your insurance agreements based on our comprehensive knowledge of contract law, to make sure that your insurance coverage is correct from the beginning.

Our aim is to prevent you and your business from wrongful financial burden and from engaging in long and tedious legal disputes with your insurer. At Schlun & Elseven, we will use our expertise in German insurance, liability, indemnity, contract, corporate and IT law to help you achieve your goals.

Legal Assistance with Insurance & Reinsurance in Germany

Support is available for all possible legal issues that can arise within the framework of insurance. Besides counseling on the terms of insurance, the legal team at Schlun & Elseven is also able to assist and guide foreign EU/EEA insurance companies in Germany. We also advise insurance companies from non-EU/EEA countries with a planned undertaking in Germany, with referral to their application for the required license granted by BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority).

At Schlun & Elseven, we do provide legal advice and support in the area of German Insurance & Reinsurance on the following matters:

  • Issues with claim services
  • Consultancy
  • Contractual arrangements
  • Employment and corporate law

Content Overview

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Practice Group for German Insurance & Reinsurance

Lawyer for German Extradition Law & Interpol: Aykut Elseven

Aykut Elseven

Lawyer for German Insurance Law: Dr. Tim Schlun

Dr. Tim Schlun

Jens Schmidt Lawyer

Jens Schmidt

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