Corporate Insurance

Corporate Insurance

Our lawyers advise on all questions of corporate insurance law, whether relating to supervisory, corporate or tax law, industry-specific questions of antitrust, labour or data protection law, M&A transactions or reinsurance issues.

For many years, numerous leading national and international insurance and reinsurance companies, insurance intermediaries and insurance-related service providers as well as their corporate bodies have placed their trust in us. Working in close collaboration with you, we also develop customised and business-oriented solutions.

Our range of advice in the insurance sector includes:

  • National and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions (e.g. mergers, demergers, portfolio transfers)
  • IT and data protection: outsourcing, use of apps, platforms and cloud services, big data, artificial intelligence, DORA, GDPR
  • Insurance supervisory compliance, e.g. for corporate governance, outsourcing of functions, company contracts, remuneration issues, investment strategies or capitalisation
  • InsurTechs and venture capital investments
  • Equity and financial products
  • Structuring of distribution systems and agreements, trade supervision (authorisation and registration, ongoing supervision), IDD
  • Reinsurance and retrocession contracts
  • Industry-specific competition/antitrust law
  • Insurance tax compliance and proceedings
  • Disputes, in particular regarding major claims and arbitration proceedings in the reinsurance sector
  • Transactional risk insurance (W&I) on the part of both insurers and transaction parties
  • Development of insurance products
Anna-Catharina von Girsewald

Anna-Catharina von Girsewald


Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 221 2091 407
M +49 173 3138 081




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