Insurance

The insurance industry is one of the most important areas in the German economy. Advising the participants in the market with regard to the entire operational business and in the case insured claims has been a main area of work for the law firm for many years. Our clients in the insurance sector profit from our professional specialization, industry expertise and our exact knowledge of the needs and expectations of the participants in the market.  

Our clients include well-known German and foreign insurance companies, managing general agents (MGA), insurance brokers, broker pools and insuretechs.

Through our international networks and partner firms, we can cover the entire international market. We maintain strong and good relations with the UK law firm Mills & Reeve in London.  

Our main areas in the industry:

  • Liability of managers and D&O insurance
  • General liability (malpractice, liability related to foods and transport law)
  • Insurance sales
  • Insurance law
  • Insurance supervisory law
  • IT and data protection
  • Insuretech
  • Employment law
  • M&A 

Digitalization of the industry: single source for advice

Digitalization has not only confronted the insurance industry which challenges, but primarily also offers new possibilities and opportunities. Automation, Big Data and artificial intelligence are currently revolutionizing the sale of insurance and regulating claims. New insuretechs are flooding the market. We support our clients in this change to a digital world in close cooperation with our experts in the IT and data protection practice areas.

Key Contact

Johan van der Veer, LL.M.
Lawyer, Accredited Specialist in Insurance
T +49 40 35922-147
j.veer@gvw.com