25.10.2018

Finkel interviewed by Best Lawyers



BLD is "Law Firm of the Year" in the field of insurance law in Germany - awarded by Best Lawyers in partnership with Handelsblatt. This recognition prompted Best Lawyers to talk to BLD partner Bastian Finkel about the appeal of working in insurance law, his work at BLD, and the influence of technology and legislation on his field of law.

In an interview with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer published at the beginning of October, Finkel explains his motivation to specialize in insurance law. He cites his mentor Theo Langheid as the decisive influence. The flat hierarchy and open atmosphere at BLD also appealed to him.

 

Asked about the trends, Finkel explains the impact of new laws at national and EU level on his work. The DSGVO and IDD would have posed challenges both for insurers in particular and had a strong influence on the insurance world in general.

Bastian Finkel also emphasises the need to use new technologies in communication and exchange with insurance companies - always keeping an eye on data security. This is the prerequisite for being ahead of the competition as a lawyer and service provider in the insurance industry.

>> Here you find the entire interview in English.