W&I insurance has become firmly established in Germany and is an integral part of the daily practice of many insurers. Nevertheless, the insurance of risks from transactions is a special product that requires a high level of expertise in insurance law and transactions. This is not least due to the special features of insurance contracts, which are often influenced by Anglo-American law and show numerous overlaps with the rules of the respective purchase agreement.
One focus of our work is therefore to advise you on the development and design of your insurance products, which also includes synthetic coverage modules or related products such as contingent risk insurance, tax indemnity insurance or litigation buyout insurance. Our team of lawyers also assists you in risk assessment as well as in the concrete mapping of risks in the underwriting process. A major focus of the work of our specialised lawyers furthermore is the handling of W&I claims. In addition to the legal issues, we also keep an eye on the interests of the parties involved, which helps us to find optimal solutions quickly. Our team has both the necessary legal expertise in insurance law and many years of experience in corporate transactions, especially with regard to the common warranty issues. Through our international network Legalign Global, we are also able to provide you with the necessary expertise in cross-border matters.