hide The Claims Resolution Tribunal "CRT" of the Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation is now closed, and this website is no longer being updated. It remains online through the assistance of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The CRT was the administrative agency responsible for processing claims relating to assets deposited in Swiss Banks and other Swiss entities by Victims or Targets of Nazi persecution prior to and during the Second World War. It operated in Zurich and New York under the supervision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Court-appointed Special Masters. This website contains information about the deposited assets claims of the Swiss Banks Holocaust litigation, the Court’s decisions, and other relevant filings and materials.

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York,
Chief Judge Edward R. Korman Presiding (CV-96-4849)

Insurance Claims

Insurance Claims Resolution Process - Exhibit 1

Participating Insurance Carriers

Group 1:

Swiss Re
Participating Insurance Carriers: Swiss Reinsurance Company, including:
  • Union Reinsurance Company
    (a former affiliate merged into Swiss Reinsurance Company)

    European Reinsurance Company Switzerland General Reinsurance Company

    Vita Kotwica (Polish Affiliate nationalized after World War II)

  • Group 2:

    Swiss Life
    Participating Insurance Carriers: Swiss Life Insurance and Pension Company, including the following:
  • Schweizerische Rentenanstalt, München
    (German Branch)

    Zwitserleven, Amstelveen
    (Dutch Branch)

    Swiss Life (Belgium), Bruxelles (Belgium Branch)

  • Société suisse, Paris (French Branch)
    Including portfolios acquired from the following companies:
    • Le Phénix (Spain) Basler (France) Lloyd Continental Vie La Nationale vie (Paris) Condor (Bruxelles)
    • Gan vie (Bruxelles)

    Released Affiliates of Participating Insurance Carriers1

    Group 1:

    Swiss Re
    Released Affiliates of Participating Insurance Carriers: Schweiz Allgemeine Versicherungsgesellschaft

    M&G Re (The Mercantile and General Reinsurance Company plc)

    Palatine Insurance Company, Ltd.

    Bavarian Re (Bayerische Rückversicherung Aktiengesellschaft)

    Group 2:

    Swiss Life
    Released Affiliates of Participating Insurance Carriers: Swiss Life (Luxembourg)

    Swiss Life (Italia) S.p.A. Swiss Life (Italia) S.p.A Infortuni e Malattie Swiss Life (Espana) Swiss Life (UK) Group "La Suisse" Vie

    "La Suisse" Accidents

    Swiss Life Direct

    1  Based on reasonable due diligence, the Participating Insurance Carriers believe that the released affiliates listed on this Exhibit 1A will not be subject to Policy Claims under the Claims Processing Guidelines. However, in the event that a claimant names a listed affiliate, the Participating Insurance Carrier will search, pursuant to the Guidelines, for relevant documents.