Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance

The Insurance Disputes Law Review 2022: Switzerland

Christian Casanova and Martin Heisch have published the Swiss chapter in the fifth edition of "The Insurance Disputes Law Review". In this chapter, the authors provide an overview on topics and developments that are likely to have a substantial impact on insurance disputes in both international and domestic litigation. With regard to the amendment to the Swiss Insurance Contracts Act, the authors discuss the most important litigation-relevant issues such as the introduction of a direct right of claim for liability insurance or changes in the recourse and subrogation regime. A special focus is placed on the latest judgment of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court rejecting insurance coverage for business shutdown losses due to the covid-19 pandemic.