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We know that as an insurer, intermediary or reinsurer you are acting in a world that is unpredictable. And a world that changes faster and faster. Our insurance specialists know all the ins and outs of your industry. They stand firmly by your commercial interests and can assist you anywhere in the world. Many of our lawyers have a background in the insurance world themselves. Therefore they know how complex your industry can be. We assist both non-life and life insurers and enterprises such as transport companies, leasing companies, manufacturers, real estate companies and public entities. We are there to support you, in the Netherlands and abroad. Our goal is the result that best fits your organization.

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CMS has the strength of having its own offices in many countries with the right specialist on board.

Chambers Europe 2021

This is one of the biggest liability and insurance teams in the market. They combine great knowledge with a pragmatic approach. A very flexible team that is not focused on the billable hours, but on the result for their clients. This team also believes in knowledge sharing and also organises many great events each year to share their experiences for free with all parties interested.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

‘The individuals I work with think as though they are entrepreneurs/employers so apart from being specialists in law they are capable of thinking on the same lines as clients on various levels, national and international. If necessary they can connect very quickly with other colleagues of other sections. Furthermore they develop new judicial services for our clients with us.‘

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

One client singles out the team's "pragmatic approach, knowledge and international network”.

Chambers Europe, 2020

"CMS offers a broad range of expertise spanning D&O, personal injury, product liability, and reinsurance in conjunction with M&A assistance in the construction, healthcare, and aviation sectors."

The Legal 500, 2019

"Capable of handling the most difficult issues" and provides "a very good international network that really works seamlessly."

Chambers Europe, 2019

"They are very approachable and responsive."

Chambers Europe, 2019

"very good understanding of cross-border matters."

The Legal 500, 2018
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31 January 2018
Ten things every in­surer should know
Alex Denslow, CMS Lon­don: “De­lighted to launch the 3rd ed. of “10 Things Every In­surer Should Know”, in which we com­pare 10 key in­sur­ance is­sues across 29 jur­is­dic­tions where the CMS In­sur­ance Sec­tor...
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26 March 2021
Oil & Gas / Ship­ping – The Ever Giv­en
The Suez Canal opened in 1869. Along with the Panama Canal, it is one of the most im­port­ant mari­time “short­cuts” ever built. Today, the canal is 193km (120 miles) long and is one of the busiest wa­ter­ways...
21 April 2021
We­bin­ar Be­ne­lux In­sur­ance Bites
We are de­lighted  to in­vite you to our up­com­ing Be­ne­lux In­sur­ance Bites we­bin­ar tak­ing place vir­tu­ally on Wed­nes­day, April 21st from 12.00 – 12.45 CET. In this we­bin­ar , our ex­pert European in­sur­ance...
22/03/2021
Neth­er­lands amends law on cross-bor­der ser­vice pro­vi­sion by third-coun­try...
On 17 March 2021, the Act amend­ing the Dutch Fin­an­cial Su­per­vi­sion Act (Wet op het fin­an­cieel toe­zicht or DF­SA), which in­tro­duces a pro­hib­i­tion on cross-bor­der ser­vices by third-coun­try in­surers, entered...
22 March 2021
Neth­er­lands amends law on cross-bor­der ser­vice pro­vi­sion by third-coun­try...
On 17 March 2021, the Act amend­ing the Dutch Fin­an­cial Su­per­vi­sion Act (Wet op het fin­an­cieel toe­zicht or DF­SA), which in­tro­duces a pro­hib­i­tion on cross-bor­der ser­vices by third-coun­try in­surers, entered...
22 January 2021
EDPB is­sues draft guidelines for data breach no­ti­fic­a­tions
Fur­ther to the GDPR re­quire­ment for re­port­ing per­son­al data breaches to the com­pet­ent data pro­tec­tion au­thor­ity and, in cer­tain cases, to af­fected in­di­vidu­als, the European Data Pro­tec­tion Board (EDPB)...
19 January 2021
New GDPR strategy to tackle new tech­no­logy, data se­cur­ity, in­ter­na­tion­al...
The European Data Pro­tec­tion Board (EDPB) pub­lished its GDPR Strategy 2021-2023 on 5 Janu­ary 2021, set­ting out four main pil­lars and key ac­tions, which in­clude: Pil­lar 1: Ad­van­cing har­mon­isa­tion and...
13 January 2021
EU­'s Por­tuguese pres­id­ency re­leases new draft of ePri­vacy Reg­u­la­tion
On 5 Janu­ary 2021, the Coun­cil of the EU – with Por­tugal serving as the Pres­id­ent-in-Of­fice – re­leased a new draft ver­sion of the ePri­vacy Reg­u­la­tion, which is meant to re­place the ePri­vacy Dir­ect­ive...
05 January 2021
PRICL - a game changer in the re­in­sur­ance world?
Al­though the “club at­mo­sphere” around re­in­sur­ance has been dis­turbed in re­cent years due to a surge in re­in­sur­ance dis­putes and the reg­u­lat­or’s en­hanced ini­ti­at­ives to boost con­tract cer­tainty1...
December 2020
In­sur­ance In­sights
The in­sur­ance mar­ket is con­stantly evolving, so you need to stay up to date on the latest de­vel­op­ments to an­ti­cip­ate and handle any po­ten­tial is­sues and be­ne­fit from op­por­tun­it­ies.With “In­sur­ance In­sights”...
16 December 2020
EU Com­mis­sion pub­lishes pro­posed Data Gov­ernance Reg­u­la­tion
On 25 Novem­ber 2020 the European Com­mis­sion pro­posed new rules on data gov­ernance – a pro­posed Data Gov­ernance Reg­u­la­tion, which is the first of a set of meas­ures an­nounced in the 2020 European strategy...
11 December 2020
In­ad­equate com­pany in­sur­ance can lead to D&O li­ab­il­ity
In a case in­volving the de­cision of a dir­ect­or of a con­struc­tion com­pany not to pay an in­sur­ance premi­um, the Dutch 's-Her­to­gen­bosch Court of Ap­peal is­sued a rul­ing on 13 Oc­to­ber that this fail­ure opened...
04 December 2020
COV­ID-19 height­ens risks of fraud and dir­ect­or li­ab­il­ity
With the World Trade Or­gan­isa­tion (WTO) pre­dict­ing two years of eco­nom­ic hard­ship stem­ming from the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, com­pan­ies are ad­vised to cre­ate risk-man­age­ment sys­tems to pre­vent in­stances of fraud...