Yield methods and rating liability II

Or rating liability when applying the capital commitment method? In our analysis of the internal rate of return (IRR) method, we found that the central IRR rate is determined using the discounting method. Here, one looks for the interest rate that makes the balance of the discounted return flows (usually the return flows are positive) […]

Return knowledge for lawyers

Among lawyers, the old adage still applies: “iudex non calculat”. But a few days ago, an article1 appeared in the business section of the FAZ, which, due to the headline, did not reveal the explosive nature of the author’s comments on the subject of yields. In everyday life we often use terms about whose meaning […]

Yield methods and rating liability I

Returns are of central importance in the professional life of a banker. Other financial service providers, such as pension funds, financial and investment advisors and credit intermediaries are also affected. The circle of affected professions also includes the rating agency and many a tax consultant/auditor (StB/WP) who is active in connection with Basel II. Often […]

IRR return method: reinvestment premise and liability risks

Investment advice for closed-end funds using the IRR return method as the key return indicator.   I. IRR advice by the bank and triggering liability reasons In one of the most recent judgements of the LG Munich, a bank was sentenced to pay damages because a bank director had, among other things, used the IRR […]

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, […]

Load balancing 2.0

Burden sharing at the expense of all Crisis, crisis, crisis, who will finance our next crisis. The past few years have been unmistakably crisis years for just about everyone. Financially as well as emotionally, the consequences and repercussions of the “refugee crisis”, ” Corona crisis “, “financial crisis”, inflation and economic crisis are still to […]

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 […]

Private and occupational pension schemes: deletion of valuation reserves remains on the agenda

For more than 10 years, the yields of life insurance policies have been suffering from the low capital market interest rates. As a result, reductions of up to more than 30 % compared to the expectations raised until the turn of the millennium are the rule. However, customers with terminated or expired contracts have been […]

No protection against malicious actions

– How FIFA, Microsoft, WPs, BP and the Mafia are sued under the same law – VW is – hopefully – not a criminal organization, just like Microsoft, BP, the FIFA or auditors (WPs) of Russian companies. Surely VW only admitted the objective circumstances in a legally preventive way, or rather admitted something of which […]