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Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
In February 2016, the Directive 2016/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Insurance Distribution Directive) entered into force, replacing the previous Directive 2002/92/EC on insurance mediation.
Prager Dreifuss
The statutory law pertaining to Swiss insurance contracts, as incorporated in the Insurance Contract Act (ICA), has been under intense scrutiny since the beginning of this century.
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland provides for an attractive environment for insurance and reinsurance undertakings. Many of the global key players are based in Switzerland.
Baer & Karrer
In its decision of 16 June 2017 the Swiss Federal Supreme Court held that the obligation to account for and pass on retrocessions to the client under the law on mandates...
Prager Dreifuss
Als Teil des IBA Substantive Project 2016 geben Christoph K. Graber und Isabel A. Kölliker einen Überblick über Subrogation und Regress des Versicherers in der Schweiz.
Prager Dreifuss
Die Bauwesenversicherung verspricht im Sinne einer „Wohlfühlversicherung" Schutz auf breiter Front während der Realisierung von Bauwerken.
Baer & Karrer
The term 'insurance intermediation' in Swiss insurance regulation is very broad and includes both concluding insurance contracts as well as offering insurance contracts...
Prager Dreifuss
Reinsurance practice often involves international contractual relations. Issues that regularly arise in reinsurance litigation relate to the place of jurisdiction and the applicable law.
Envisage GmbH
It’s time to look at the impact on the bottom line. Extending the time period to 20 years, we compare the three insurance cases against the 6% p.a. raw return baseline control
Envisage GmbH
It's time to look at the impact on the bottom line. Extending the time period to 20 years, we compare the three insurance cases against the 6% p.a. raw return baseline control.
Envisage GmbH
The broker may receive an up-front commission of between 1% and 5% of premium for his services plus a 0.3% annual trailer fee on the NAV of the assets underlying the policy for the term of that policy.
Envisage GmbH
The broker is paid by the insurance company, note that the Client does pay the brokers commission, indirectly.
Envisage GmbH
Life insurance has become virtually ubiquitous in wealth planning. It is flexible, can be adapted to a wide range of purposes, enjoys very favourable tax treatment in most if not all jurisdictions and is virtually universally recognised.
Envisage GmbH
If cost was an indication of quality, some of these policies should come written on gold leaf.
Envisage GmbH
The reverse side of the flexibility coin is the extraordinary degree of abuse possible by all parties concerned.
Envisage GmbH
Swiss defered annuities and life insurance are often arranged through an insurance broker who advises the policyholder, insured person and beneficiaries.
Envisage GmbH
In substance it is usually a segregated managed account "wrapped" in an insurance policy, with the insurance structure conferring certain benefits to the investor.
Deloitte AG
Globalization as well as technical, political and social changes are resulting in insurance companies being increasingly exposed to greater and more complex risks.
Deloitte AG
Globalization as well as technical, political and social changes are resulting in insurance companies being increasingly exposed to greater and more complex risks.
Swiss Insurance Partners
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Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
In February 2016, the Directive 2016/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Insurance Distribution Directive) entered into force, replacing the previous Directive 2002/92/EC on insurance mediation.
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland provides for an attractive environment for insurance and reinsurance undertakings. Many of the global key players are based in Switzerland.
Baer & Karrer
In its decision of 16 June 2017 the Swiss Federal Supreme Court held that the obligation to account for and pass on retrocessions to the client under the law on mandates...
Prager Dreifuss
The statutory law pertaining to Swiss insurance contracts, as incorporated in the Insurance Contract Act (ICA), has been under intense scrutiny since the beginning of this century.
Prager Dreifuss
Die Bauwesenversicherung verspricht im Sinne einer „Wohlfühlversicherung" Schutz auf breiter Front während der Realisierung von Bauwerken.
Prager Dreifuss
Als Teil des IBA Substantive Project 2016 geben Christoph K. Graber und Isabel A. Kölliker einen Überblick über Subrogation und Regress des Versicherers in der Schweiz.
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