About Us

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1453489519403{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/3″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”WE ARE STRONGER TOGETHER” alignment=”left” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;” sub_heading_style=”font-style:italic;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:16px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:100px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:30px;”]and you enjoy awesome benefits[/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]ASEIG – the Association of Self-employed Expats In Germany – has one main goal: to bundle and concentrate the bargaining power of self-employed expats in Germany.  That way ASEIG members can receive preferential access to specific services that are important or necessary for them.

Already we have succeeded in setting up a special and unique group plan for our members with a leading German health insurance provider.

Step by step we are adding to this further group offers for business insurance and all the other insurances you need.

Plus: we have set up a network of experts in the fields of insurance, taxation, visa issues and more. Together we can negotiate easier access and better prices for their services.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1453489509014{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”6119″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_circle” css_animation=”zoomIn” css=”.vc_custom_1577706218915{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS” alignment=”left” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;” sub_heading_style=”font-style:italic;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:16px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:100px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:30px;”]your most pressing problems solved[/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]Every self-employed expat faces a number of challenges before starting their business.

Some insurances, like health insurance, are required by law. Other insurances for your business are strongly recommended, like indemnity/third-party liability coverage or legal insurance.

Expats from outside the EU will also often face hurdles regarding their residence permit/visa. Other legal issues might also require expert help.

And: everyone hates the German tax system, which has the dubious honour of being among the most complicated in the world. On top of that many expats face double-taxation issues, too.

Where the individual expat may struggle with these challenges, ASEIG and its network of expert counsellors and partners help its members with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1453488264842{padding-left: 20px !important;}”][vc_column_inner][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”16″ icon_margin=”15″][ultimate_icon_list_item icon=”Defaults-user-md”]Health insurance for the self-employed[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon=”Defaults-umbrella”]All business insurances[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon=”Defaults-globe”]Visa support[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon=”Defaults-calculator”]Accounting and tax advice[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon=”Defaults-hand-o-right”]and much, much more…[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1453490827978{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tta_accordion style=”modern” c_position=”right” active_section=”1″ el_class=”main-dark-color”][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-binoculars” add_icon=”true” title=”Our mission” tab_id=”1453489739384-cff8558c-435f”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1453490748304{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6120″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]ASEIG‘s mission is to assist and support self-employed expats in Germany with custom-tailored solutions for their insurance, accounting, taxation and other basic needs.

We want to make your start in Germany or the running of an ongoing business in Germany easier so that you can fully focus on your core competences.

ASEIG aims to be a one-stop solution provider for all self-employed expats in Germany.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-bullhorn” add_icon=”true” title=”Great solutions” tab_id=”1453489739471-fe89d684-8abe”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1453490756264{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6118″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Whether you need to set up a good AND legally compliant health insurance policy or need protection for your business, your income and more against the usual and not so usual risks… or need to find experts to help you with legal issues, visa problems or preparing your first tax reports, ASEIG provides its members with either unique direct solutions or preferential access to our network of experts and counsellors.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-briefcase” add_icon=”true” title=”Great services” tab_id=”1453490226102-f032e7ff-aba6″][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1453490770484{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6121″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]ASEIG and our network of experts provide exactly those initial services you need to get started in Germany. Or, if you are already running your business in Germany but feel you are losing too much time to solving many of your basic administrative and financial needs, with ASEIG you’ll be able find the service you are looking for.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_images_carousel images=”6122,6123,6124,6125,6126,6127,6128,6129,6130,6131,6132,6133,6134″ img_size=”575×470″ autoplay=”yes” wrap=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” bg_type=”bg_color” bg_color_value=”#dd3a3a” css=”.vc_custom_1518090691297{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;background-color: rgba(221,58,59,0.6) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;*background-color: rgb(221,58,59) !important;}”][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1509998474515{margin-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”DREAM TEAM” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:48px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:10px;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:16px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:30px;”]These board members are your first line of defence – or offence… depending on what you need![/ultimate_heading][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” bg_type=”bg_color” bg_color_value=”#ffffff” css=”.vc_custom_1519384576689{padding-top: 20px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/4″]

Nora Ott - GM @ ASEIG

Nora Ott

General Manager
Nora has had her own experiences of being an expat, having lived in Wales, UK.

Since 2006 she has been the director of Chambervelt, Rooselain & Cie., the exclusive partner for ASEIG‘s members in all insurance matters.  C R & Cie. have catered to expats all over Germany and enjoy an excellent reputation in the expat community with more than 1,500  clients across Germany.

As a certified and licensed insurance broker and financial advisor she coordinates the insurance services for ASEIG and is constantly bartering for special group deals that benefit ASEIG members.

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Christian Müller - Board of Advisors - Insurance counsellor

Christian Müller

Board of Advisors - Insurance counsellor

Christian has a long term international based experience in consulting and advisising insurance companies on a global basis. He is also a well known regulatory experts in the area of banking and insurance. He advised compananies like ERGO, HDI, Allianz and Commerzbank.  

Christian is one of the most renowned health insurance experts in Germany.  With his insurance consultancy RWM Group he is an excellent addition to the board of ASEIG and offers invaluable services to its members in those cases where there are disputes with German public or private health insurance providers to be resolved. As an insurance consultant (German: Versicherungsberater) he can represent ASEIG members with similar powers to an attorney in the event of disputes with German insurance providers. He also has the allowance to advice in fonds, shares and other financial derivates (Honoraranlageberater)

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'Starshollow' - finance and tax counselor

Starshollow (Patrick O. Ott)

Board of Advisors - finance & tax counsellor
As “Starshollow” Pat has written more than 4,000 contributions in internet forums for expats in Germany since 2006 and is widely recognized as an unbiased and truly knowledgeable expert in both insurance matters (especially health insurance) and in financial and taxation matters amongst the expat community in Germany.

With his professional background in banking and his degree in International Taxation from Harvard Law School (Class of 2000) he is ASEIG‘s coordinator with financial institutions and tax advisers, always seeking out preferential treatment and deals for ASEIG members.

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Bartlomiej Zornik - legal counselor

Bartlomiej Zornik

Board of Advisors - legal counsellor
Born in Poland but grown up in Germany, Bartlomiej is an expert in both insurance laws and the relevant laws and rules governing the use of websites in Germany. He advises ASEIG legally in all matters relevant for the association. But he is also an excellent source of legal advice for any member who wants to run a website or even an online business and needs a secure understanding of how to publish a legally compliant Impressum (obligatory legal notice), contact form and privacy protection clauses as well as contracts/order forms for their business.
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We take insurance, tax and legal issues off your plate so that you can focus entirely on your business.[/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row]