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Christoph K. Graber

Partner

Compliance Officer

Position: Partner
Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution , Insurance & Reinsurance
Field-Display: Dispute Resolution Maincontact , Insurance & Reinsurance Hauptkontakt , Management

Dr Christoph Graber is a member of the management committee and head of the Insurance & Reinsurance Team. He is a past chair of the Insurance Committee of the International Bar Association and advises Swiss and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies on contentious and non-contentious matters, including representing them in court and in arbitration proceedings. He has vast experience in the areas of banking and financial services (professional indemnity and fidelity bonds), directors’ and officers’ liability, product liability and commercial general liability. Christoph Graber is also a member of the Dispute Resolution Team and represents clients in commercial and arbitration proceedings, particularly in the area of contractual and corporate law. 

E-Mail

+41 44 254 55 55

VCard

Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (1987) 

Practice Areas

  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Dispute Resolution

Education

  • University of Bern (Dr. iur., 1990; Fürsprecher (barrister), 1987)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Memberships

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Versicherungsrecht (Swiss Society for Liability and Insurance Law)
  • British Insurance Law Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association

Assistant

Sanela Tadic
+41 44 254 55 42
sanela.tadic@prager-dreifuss.com

Prager Dreifuss performs well in this chapter with three lawyers listed. Christoph Graber is distinguished as an “outstanding” and “excellent insurance practitioner” with a wealth of experience. He is ranked "most highly regarded". — Who's Who Legal 2020

Publications

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Hans-Ulrich Brunner, Gion Christian Casanova, Christoph K. Graber
Paper: PD Newsletter

Newsletter Mai 2018 - Regress des Eigenschadenversicherers - Änderung der Rechtsprechung

Subject: Corporate News
Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Who's Who Legal

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

Subject: Insurance & Reinsurance
Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Festschrift für Anton K. Schnyder

Geschäftsführung und Folgepflicht in der offenen Mitversicherung

Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Isabel A. Kölliker
Paper: IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project

The insurers’ rights of recovery

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Financier Worldwide

Annual Review – D&O Risk & Liability Switzerland

Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Bernhard C. Lauterburg
Paper: IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project

Applicable law and jurisdiction in international reinsurance contracts from a Swiss perspective

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Handbücher für die Anwaltspraxis

Vertretung von Haftpflichtigen und Versicherungen

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Versicherungen & Broker, Tagungsband

Diener zweier Herren? – Zur Rolle des Versicherungsbrokers

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: The Lawyer

Tax fraud and Big Crime

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Directors' and Officers' liability by Zurich

Directors’ and Officers’ liability in Switzerland

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project

Direct Third-Party Access to Liability Insurance

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: The European Lawyer Reference

Insurance & Reinsurance

Autor: Gion Christian Casanova, Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Liber Amicorum Roland Brehm

In Erwartung der Revision… Zum Regress des Haftpftlichtversicherers

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Expert Guides, Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers

Validity of conditions precedent confirmed by Supreme Court

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Underwriters’ Handbook, 2nd Edition, compiled by Clyde & Co LLP

Overview on selected aspects of Swiss insurance contract law

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: InterContinental Finance

International risk, insurance and reinsurance review

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: IBA Legal Practice Division Newsletter

Swiss banking and insurance: when a PI policy should not respond

Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Dominik Oberholzer

Das neue GwG. Geldwäschereigesetz

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Insurance Day

Revamp of Insurance Act gives Swiss much to do

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: International Reinsurance Review

Reinsurance in Switzerland – The Legal Framework

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project

Professional Indemnity Insurance after Enron

Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Anton K. Schnyder
Paper: HAVE, Retouchen oder Reformen

Bemerkungen zur VVG-Revision aus europäischer Sicht

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: Basler Kommentar Versicherungsvertragsgesetz (VVG)

Bundesgesetz über den Versicherungsvertrag, Art. 46, 72, 96

Autor: Christoph K. Graber, Anton K. Schnyder, Hans Bättig
Paper: Handbücher für die Anwaltspraxis

Der Anwalt als Finanzintermediär

Autor: Christoph K. Graber
Paper: AJP/PJA

Der Vortäter als Geldwäscher