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 […]

Company pension scheme Managing director and shareholder-managing director

Loss of company pension scheme for managing directors in the event of insolvency The company pension scheme has increasingly become the focus of public interest in recent years due to changes and adjustments in pension policy. Politicians are increasingly shifting the issue of pensions into the personal responsibility of employees and employers, which means that […]

Commentary on judgement: No insolvency protection for bav of company owners

The Federal Labour Court (BAG, ruling dated 11 November 2014, ref. 3 AZR 404/13) decided when a pension commitment does not fall under the protection of insolvency insurance by the Pensionssicherungsverein aG (PSVaG) as a company pension scheme (bAV) because it is based on a position as a shareholder – and was therefore not issued […]