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What the team is known for

Noteworthy team acting for insurers, reinsurers, insurance brokers and policyholders. Experience representing clients in large-scale litigation. Frequently advises on insurance regulatory law and contractual matters, with additional expertise in supervisory law issues, including BaFin approval procedures. Utilises the firm's strong German presence as well as its international network to advise on cross-border insurance matters.

Strengths

"We benefit from their ability to find creative solutions," one client says, further regarding the lawyers as "extremely diligent and precise about the details."

Another source confirms that the team members "do a very solid analysis and are very clear in their advice, even in complex cases."

Work highlights

Advised Transatlantic Reinsurance Company on all legal aspects surrounding the transfer of its existing reinsurance business in Germany to the newly established German branch of TransRe Europe.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees describe Winfried Schnepp as a "best-in-class" practitioner and a "subject matter expert." His highly acclaimed practice covers a range of topics including the development of insurance products, contract law, insurance tax law and supervisory issues.

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CMS

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Location

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Kranhaus 1

Im Zollhafen 18

Cologne

North Rhine-Westphalia

Germany

50678

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Germany

Insurance


Winfried Schnepp
Band 1