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, […]

Federal Supreme Court facilitates reversal in the case of overpriced junk real estate

– How property buyers can escape over-indebtedness after a bad investment -.   Selling overpriced real estate for retirement has been a tradition for decades. For the vast majority of buyers, it was the first and last property in their lives. The idea of calling in an independent expert did not occur to the purchasers […]

Books / Technical articles

Publications – Technical papers Fiala/Schramm, Insolvency risk of British life insurers when relocating to Ireland, ExpertenReport, issue 7/2019, pages 60-62 Fiala/Schramm, When are insurers no longer obliged to pay benefits or can reduce benefits?Expert Report, issue 3/2019, pages 56-58 Fiala/Schramm, No insurance coverage in case of refusal to pay protection money, ExpertenReport, issue 11/2018. Pages […]

Insurance customers are due billions in repayments.

A recent ruling by the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) dated 29.07.2009 (Case No. I ZR 22/07) confirms that the obligation to state effective interest rates, which has been in force since the 1980s, also applies to the payment of insurance premiums by instalments with instalment surcharges.   The rule for insurance premiums is that […]

Unlimited right of withdrawal for life insurance policies – what now?

Current BGH ruling: Insurance customers are entitled to repayment   A hitherto largely unnoticed, recent acknowledgement ruling by the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) of 29.07.2009 (Ref. I ZR 22/07) surprisingly confirms that a life insurance policy with payment of the annual premium during the year in return for an instalment surcharge constitutes a consumer […]