Insurance | Liability

Private Insurance Law, Insurance Supervision, Brokerage, Insurance Litigation and Arbitration

Your goals

In today’s economy, companies face growing demands for complex (re)insurance solutions, particularly in the international context. In addition to questions concerning private insurance and liability law, questions concerning Swiss supervisory law are of great interest to clients.

Do you wish to establish a subsidiary or a branch office in Switzerland? Do you need support related to new insurance products and services or insurance claims? Do you need a risk analysis because of altered circumstances (expansion abroad, cyber threats etc.)? We provide professional support to help you achieve your aims.

Our services

We provide advice, representation in proceedings and expert opinions in connection with personal, property and financial loss insurance and reinsurance.

MME provides the following (re)insurance and liability law services:

  • Advising on regulatory requirements
  • Supporting clients in negotiations with FINMA and other authorities in Switzerland and abroad
  • Representing clients asserting or defending against insurance and liability claims and recourse claims before state courts, arbitral tribunals and supervisory authorities
  • Developing strategic insurance concepts and advice with regard to innovative insurance products
  • Drafting or review of specific contracts (such as broker agreements, new standard insurance conditions etc.)

We have vast experience in specific legal areas, including:

  • Personal, property and financial loss insurance
  • Insurance and reinsurance supervision law
  • Liability law
  • Directors and officers liability insurance (D&O)
  • Product liability law and insurance
  • Commercial liability insurance
  • Credit insurance
  • Social security law 2nd Pillar (occupational retirement scheme)
  • Broker law
  • Health law and medical malpractice
  • Examination of business processes/compliance with statutory law and corporate governance
  • M&A: risk assessment and risk protection for the buyer
  • Tax optimization trough insurance solutions
  • Risk assessment for start-ups, in restructuring proceedings etc.

 

Dr. Lucy Gordon, LL.M., coordinates the MME Insurance and Liability Law team. Lucy Gordon is a Certified Specialist SBA Tort and Insurance Law. She has many years of experience in advising and representing clients before courts in the areas of insurance and liability law. Dr. Alexandra Körner renders advice and represents domestic and international clients in the areas of contract, tort law and insurance law. She is a lecturer at the University of Lucerne.

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In need of legal or tax advice? We look forward to contacting you.