CGPA Europe created a case law database, dedicated to claims related to the professional indemnity of insurance intermediaries in a selection of countries: Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland and France.

Regional Court Munich 1, 04.02.2020 – 33 O 3124/19, BVK vs. Check24

Since 1923, section 48b of the German Insurance Supervision Act (VAG) prohibited insurance intermediaries from sharing commissions with their customers. Germany is one of the few European Union Member States to impose such a ban, which has generated litigation that will have significant impact on the commercial practices of the profession.

Mons Court of Appeal, 24 May 2019

Brokers make up the majority of insurance intermediaries in the Belgian market. They have a wide duty to their clients in the provision of advice, caution and verification. However, this decision underscores the fact that their duty to inform and advise is not unlimited.

2017, clerical errors