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Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte

Insurance

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What the team is known for

Strong practice advising insurance companies on M&A transactions and capital markets investments as well as corporate issues and internal restructurings. Assists insurers with supervisory and tax law matters and the introduction of new products and commercial ventures, particularly in insurtech. Scope of expertise also covers reinsurance law and contracts.

Strengths

Clients particularly emphasise the team's high levels of "availability and pragmatism."

Work highlights

Assisted Arch Insurance with supervision law and corporate aspects of the restructuring of its German business due to Brexit.

Notable practitioners

The "brilliant" Hanno Goltz boasts longstanding expertise in the market and is especially renowned for his advice on insurance contracts, regulatory topics and compliance. He impresses clients with his "excellent knowledge in insurance law, pragmatic approach and commercial thinking."

Head of department Peter Etzbach is noted by clients for his solution-oriented approach. He acts for insurance companies on corporate transactions, restructurings and regulatory considerations, also having experience in the insurtech field.

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Overview

Oppenhoff’s experts combine extensive industry-specific know-how with a practical economic grasp and legal expertise – whether relating to M&A, supervisory law, tax law, antitrust law or reinsurance issues.

Its longstanding clients include numerous leading national and international insurance companies and their corporate bodies - as well as other market players. In close collaboration with their clients, the lawyers develop solutions that are tailor-made to their needs.

Oppenhoff’s range of advice in the field of corporate insurance includes:

  • M&A transactions
  • Insurance supervision law, e.g. outsourcing, investment strategies or capital funding
  • Reinsurance and retrocession contracts
  • International reinsurance arbitration procedures
  • Development and sale of insurance products

Members

Etzbach, Peter (Head of Department)

Gaudig, Christof

Goltz, Hanno

Koerfer, Rolf

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Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte

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Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23

Cologne

North Rhine-Westphalia

Germany

50668

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Germany

Insurance: Transactional


Hanno Goltz
Senior Statespeople
Peter Etzbach
Band 3