Insurance & Re-Insurance Companies
Our Financial Services team advises insurance and reinsurance companies as well as tied and untied insurance intermediaries in relation to transactional and regulatory matters.
Our partners and associates have profound experience in advising Swiss and non-Swiss insurance and reinsurance companies as well as their affiliated entities operating in or from Switzerland (on a cross-border basis).
Recent Legal Updates related to Insurance & Re-Insurance Companies
AMLA revision: Stricter due diligence requirements for financial intermediaries as of 1 January 2023Read more
Qualified life insurance products - proposed new distribution rules under the Insurance Supervision ActRead more
The Revised AMLO-FINMA and its Impact on Global Risk Management and High-Risk RelationshipsRead more
Our expertise includes:
- Structuring of the distribution of insurance products, alternative risk transfer transactions and underwritings
- Drafting and commenting on, for example, individual and collective insurance agreements, reinsurance agreements, fronting arrangements and insurance product documentation (related to insurance-linked securities or insurance based investment products, CAT bonds, industry loss warranties) as well as issuing legal or regulatory opinions
- Provision of regulatory advice in relation to risk transfer transactions, asset and wealth management as well as licensing, organisational and risk management requirements
- Drafting of compliance concepts and internal regulations or guidelines