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The Insurance Act 2015 takes effect: key points to note before you renew or buy a new policy

The Insurance Act 2015 came into force on 12 August 2016, introducing major changes in English law in relation to insurance and all forms of reinsurance. This briefing focuses on to the application of this new Act so that the key advantages it offers to policyholders are not overlooked.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 19 August 2016 | Practice Area: Insurance

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Five things you should know about the Insurance Act 2015

This DLA Piper briefing sets out five things you should know about the Insurance Act 2015, which came into force on 12 August 2016. Subjects covered include the duty of disclosure, the law on warranties and the position in relation to fraudulent claims.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 16 August 2016 | Practice Area: Insurance

Tracking future developments: an insurance law timeline for 2016-18

This insurance law timeline highlights upcoming cases, legislation and other important developments that are set to take place from now to 2018, in just three pages. It provides a concise graphic overview to help you keep track of key events.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 26 July 2016 | Practice Area: Insurance

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Interesting developments in insurance case law: three recent key rulings

This briefing focuses on recent case law developments of interest to insurance and reinsurance practitioners. Three cases are covered, including Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance v Weir Services Australia, which raises interesting jurisdictional points regarding global and local insurance policies.

Law Firm: 20 Essex Street | Published: 17 June 2016 | Practice Area: Professional Indemnity

A guide to bitcoin and blockchain: how it works, regulatory concerns and an A-Z of key terms

Cryptocurrencies have gained significant attention since bitcoin’s introduction in 2009, and blockchain (the technology underlying bitcoin) is now being adopted by financial services and technology firms, prompting regulatory scrutiny. This whitepaper attempts to demystify blockchain.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 12 May 2016 | Practice Area: Intellectual Property

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Brexit: legal implications for the London insurance sector

What impact would a vote to leave the European Union have on the London insurance market? This briefing looks at some possible implications of Brexit for the law affecting the London insurance market, categorised into three areas: regulatory, underwriting, and policy wordings and claims issues.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 11 May 2016 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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Terrorism’s impact upon privity of contract in Bermuda

The link between terrorism and the erosion of privity of contract in Bermuda is not immediately discernible. However, following the massive insurance and reinsurance payments for loss sustained during the 9/11 attacks, the commercial and business environment in Bermuda has proved to be the catalyst.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 10 May 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The insurance world: 2015 in review and predictions for 2016

2015 was a challenging and transformative year for the insurance industry around the world. This DLA Piper report reviews some of the more notable events and trends in the global insurance industry over the past twelve months.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 03 March 2016 | Practice Area: Security

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Guernsey's insurance sector: a guide to the legal framework

Guernsey’s position as Europe’s leading captive insurance domicile has made the jurisdiction renowned for insurance activity - a large proportion of which provides general insurance cover to UK parents. This article summarises the legal framework underpinning Guernsey’s diverse insurance sector.view abstract

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 01 March 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting

Insurance timeline 2016-18: dates for your diary

This insurance timeline from Bond Dickinson sets out the key developments and legislation to look out for across the insurance sector over the next two years, as well as a list of the most important Supreme Court cases, Court of Appeal cases and other cases of interest.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 11 February 2016 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

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