Errors in advice on the tax savings model for the Rürup pension

Why the mediation of the basic pension almost certainly leads to the liability of the intermediary.   The Rürup pension was sold millions of times as a tax-saving model. As a matter of course, savings by paying insurance premiums in the savings phase are then precalculated by the agent or broker. However, if documentation has […]

Reversal of dangerous combined transactions: Revocation of credit-financed capital investments

– New ruling of the Federal Court of Justice facilitates the discharge of loan debts – It is part of everyday life at credit institutions to make even larger capital investments possible for the customer by making a large part of the necessary money for an investment available to him as a loan. As a […]

Lawyer for banking law in Munich

Banking law: errors in advice, credit traps and more As a lawyer for banking law, I know that a bank has been part of our daily life since our earliest childhood. Just remember your first savings book, which you probably got at primary school from the nice savings bank advisor next door. We withdraw money, […]

Legal and illegal tax evasion for ordinary earners and the middle class?

Ways to absolute tax exemption for every federal citizen – or tax evasion deluxe National budgetary law is considered the supreme discipline of parliaments. Already in the European Community (EC) the design principle applied that the member states compete with each other through national laws on income taxation. This has led to international corporations being […]

Insurance brokers liable despite ‘legally sound’ memorial protocol

How it can succeed almost always the mediator into the adhesion to get …..: Insurance mediators maintain gladly that the fee consultation belongs to the future – some insurers offer in addition already a mediation fee agreement, in which the customer commits itself the costs of the switching over 60 monthly rates to abstottern. In […]

Revocation of credit-financed investments

New ruling of the Federal Court of Justice facilitates the release from loan debts It is part of everyday life at credit institutions to enable customers to make larger investments by providing them with a large part of the money required for an investment in the form of a loan. As a rule, these are […]

On 31.12.2011, claims for damages by investors and policyholders from 20 years will become time-barred.

– How the 2002 reform of the law of obligations will relieve the judiciary –   New era in the limitation period for damages In the normal case of investment advice or asset management, the statute of limitations begins with the investor’s knowledge of the person who caused the damage and of the damage. If […]

Duties that no one can escape

By answering important practical questions on broker liability, we continue our series on common or typical advisory errors in the brokerage of private health insurance.   Resourceful brokerage advisors recommend not documenting advice at all. This is harmful because malicious lawyers will find a reason for the broker’s liability in any documentation, no matter how […]

High return, no risk, zero cost, lots of trust

Dr. Johannes Fiala and Dipl.-Math. Peter A. Schramm on the pre-programmed investor bankruptcy   An 80-year-old business widow appears at the bank counter with her savings book. “Young man, I want to take off”. Upon further inquiry, “Everything!”. She didn’t care about the interest on advances. Fifteen minutes later, she returns to the checkout counter. […]

Direct insurers are not brokers’ darlings

Direct health insurers are cheap, but for brokers who arrange them, the deals are full of pitfalls. However, not brokering direct insurers can be costly if brokers justify it with arguments that carry liability.   To the point   Brokers who do not offer direct insurance must point out the exclusion to the customer. Many […]