Christian Lang


Christian Lang




Christian Lang was appointed General Counsel Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and permanent guest of the Corporate Solutions Executive Committee on 1 February 2020.

Christian joined Swiss Re as Claims Key Case Advisor in 2014. In this capacity, he dealt at group level with the largest exposures of Swiss Re's Property & Casualty business. He supported the regional claims teams in legal matters with a primary focus on EMEA and APAC. In October 2018 he assumed the role as Head Legal EMEA for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

Before joining Swiss Re in 2014, he was a partner in a well know Zurich law firm working mainly for clients from the insurance industry for more than a decade. Christian also served as the General Representative for FM Global in Switzerland for a number of years, facilitating the build-up and development of FM's Swiss branch.

Christian holds a master's degree in law from the University of Zurich and an LL.M. from New York University. He is admitted to practice law in Switzerland and in New York, where he had lived and worked from 2003 to 2005


  • Zeitpunkt der Anspruchserhebung in Claims-made-Policen (Berufshaftpflichtversicherung), in: dRSK, publiziert am 18. November 2015
  • Inhaltliche Anforderungen an die Kündigungserklärung des Versicherers gemäss Art. 6 VVG, in: dRSK, publiziert am 5. November 2013
  • Anwendung der altrechtlichen Rechtsfolgeregelung von Art. 6 VVG, in: dRSK, publiziert am 29. Januar 2013, zusammen mit Gwladys Gilliéron.
  • Kommentierung von Art. 15, Ergänzende Voraussetzungen für ausländische Versicherungsunternehmen, in: Basler Kommentar Versicherungsaufsichtsrecht. Basel, 2013.
  • Insurance & Reinsurance, in: The European Lawyer Reference, London August 2012, zusammen mit Christoph K. Graber und Zsuzsanna Kunszt. 
  • Insuring success – the overhaul of Switzerland’s Insurance Contract Act, in: Legal Week. London Januar 2012, zusammen mit Zsuzsanna Kunszt.
  • Underwriters’ Handbook, 2nd Edition. London März 2011, zusammen mit Christoph K. Graber.
  • Taking of Evidence in Switzerland, in: FDCC Quarterly. New York Oktober 2010, zusammen mit Eliane Rossire.
  • International risk, insurance and reinsurance review, in: InterContinental Finance. London September 2010, zusammen mit Christoph K. Graber. 
  • International Comparative Review of Cross Border Risks, in: Insurance Day. London Oktober 2009, zusammen mit Christoph K. Graber.
  • International Comparative Review of Subrogation Law – Switzerland, in: Insurance Day. London September 2009, zusammen mit Christoph K. Graber.
  • Forum Non Conveniens in Continental Europe, in: FDCC Annual Meeting. Tampa Juli 2009.
  • Revamp of Insurance Act gives Swiss much to do, in: Insurance Day. London Juli 2008, zusammen mit Christoph K. Graber.