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Interview with Christoph Graber at the Who’s Who Legal Roundtable

As one of five insurance law experts Christoph Graber discusses current topics, changes and developments in the areas of insurance and reinsurance – from the perspective of lawyers and their clients:
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by Dr. Christoph K. Graber in Who's Who Legal | April 2018
September 2018

Prager Dreifuss mit zwei Nennungen in Who’s Who Legal Switzerland: Insurance and Reinsurance 2018 – Christoph Graber auf Platz 1 der “most highly regarded” – Liste

Prager Dreifuss achieves two listings in this chapter:

Christoph Graber is “truly excellent” when it comes to insurance matters, where sources consider him “the top name in the market”. He leads the firm’s insurance and reinsurance practice and stands out as “a well-reputed figure in the field”.

Hans-Ulrich Brunner is “a top lawyer” who is widely recognised for his superb defence work when it comes to liability and insurance claims.

From: Who’s who legal Switzerland: Insurance & Reinsurance 2018, February 2018

May 2018

Geschäftsführung und Folgepflicht in der offenen Mitversicherung

About the legal nature of co-insurance and the rights and obligations of the parties.

by Dr. Christoph K. Graber in Festschrift for Anton K. Schnyder
February 2018

“Mandatory Recourse” pursuant to art. 65 para. 3 of the Swiss Traffic Code

In this publication, a contribution in the festschrift dedicated to Prof. A. Schnyder, Hans-Ulrich Brunner comments on the revised Art. 65 Abs. 3 of the Swiss Traffic Code, which is at the interface between torts and insurance law and which provides for a duty of liability insurers to take recourse. Hans-Ulrich Brunner analyses the (misguided) legislative process that was at the origin of this article and deals with the consequences for the insurance practice.

by Dr. Hans-Ulrich Brunner in festschrift dedicated to Anton Schnyder 2018
February 2018

Free at Last? A Contract for the ‘Professional Insured’

In June 2017 the Swiss Federal Council has adopted the dispatch to the Parliament on the amendments of the Insurance Contract Act (ICA). Christian Casanova provides in this briefing an overview on the most important changes. Of particular interest in the insurance of large commercial risks is the envisaged exemption from the regime of mandatory provisions for the so-called ‘professional insureds’.

by Dr. Gion Christian Casanova in The Lawyer - September 2017
November 2017