Thomas Schneider

Thomas Schneider

Partner, Head of Insurance

Intelligent Automation: revolutionizing how insurers do business

Pressure on insurers is mounting on multiple fronts. New technologies and evolving customer expectations are driving ever-faster change. Regulatory requirements are intensifying. And customers are seeking greater choice, more flexibility and easier omni-channel interactions.

Massgebliche Neuregelungen im Versicherungsaufsichtsgesetz

Die massgeblichen Neuerungen sind eine Bewilligungspflicht für ausländische Rückversicherer mit Schweizer Niederlassung, ein branchenspezifisches Sanierungsverfahren, die Einführung von Verhaltensregeln und einer Kundenkategorisierung sowie ein ausgebautes Ombudswesen.

Evolution or revolution for Swiss insurers?

The word ‘change’ conjures up a myriad images and expectations. For some, it represents a threat. For others, it is possibility and potential. Which one it turns out to be for Swiss non-life insurers depends on how they grasp the need for transformation amid current challenges to the status quo.

Revision of FINMA’s SST Circular

On 31 May 2016, FINMA opened the consultation phase for the new SST circular which closes on 12 July 2016. The new SST circular will replace the current SST circular 2008/44 from 1 January 2017 and is a complete revision. It includes many changes which impact the insurance industry.