Regulation and Insurance
A Guernsey incorporated cell company (ICC) is a company which has the power to establish incorporated cells as part of its corporate structure. This briefing describes an ICC's key features and summarises the formation, structure and liquidation procedures particular to this type of company.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 19 August 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration
The EU has adopted economic sanctions against Russia, in the latest step relating to the protection of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. In this briefing, DLA Piper looks at the latest state of affairs and sets out what companies with business connections in Russia should do now.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 11 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
The construction industry is one of the most dangerous sectors to work in, and after highlighting industrial disease in its 2014-15 industry sector plan, the Health and Safety Executive is set to ramp up its scrutiny of the risk of industrial disease in construction workers, as Nabarro reports.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 08 August 2014 | Practice Area: Health and Safety
Insurance linked securities are investment instruments whose value is directly related to insurance risk and whose performance is therefore not correlated with other asset classes Guernsey is becoming a jurisdiction of choice for investment structures that are exposed to ILS, as Carey Olsen reports.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 07 August 2014 | Practice Area: Securitisation
Guernsey's position as Europe's leading captive insurance domicile has made the jurisdiction renowned for captive insurance activity - much of which provides general insurance cover to UK parents. This Carey Olsen article summarises the legal framework underpinning Guernsey's insurance sector.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 06 August 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
In a story that will send a chill through almost every business that holds customer data, it was reported last month that cyber criminals had stolen the data of more than 600,000 Dominos Pizza customers. The episode raises the issue of whether cyber risk insurance policies offer sufficient cover.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 30 July 2014 | Practice Area: Security
DLA reports on a case involving Tesco and the 2011 Thailand floods which shows that courts will be unimpressed by attempts by reinsurers to deny liability on the basis that the insured failed to act properly by not pursuing points which would not have affected the reasonableness of the settlement.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 29 July 2014 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting
With many legal and regulatory developments ahead, it is crucial for financial institutions to consider and understand these changes and anticipate how they could impact your business. This regulatory calendar highlights the key changes on the agenda for insurance at both a UK and EU level.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 24 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
The Court of Appeal has once again determined the issues of "unfair relationship" and agency in the borrowers' favour. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co reports on the decision in Scotland and Reast v British Credit Trust and sets out five specific issues.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 24 June 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
Since the Soviet Union's dissolution in 1991, Russia has adopted new legislation at a rapid pace. It remains a country in transition, with a continually developing legal system. This guide presents an overview of the the legal system and regulation of business activities in the country.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 18 June 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
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