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Regulation and Insurance

Good news for insurers: a victory for utmost good faith against fraudulent claims

In a judgment which will be welcomed by insurers, the Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of an insured whose claim was held forfeit after it was proved he made a fraudulent statement to bring what otherwise would have been a legitimate claim. Bond Dickinson reports.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 22 October 2014 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

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Privacy issues on public roads - the legal questions around driverless cars

Driverless cars are set to be tested in the UK next year, prompting much debate over potential legal issues. Having a permanent connection to the internet and GPS will make such vehicles inherently trackable - Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co looks at questions around privacy and data protection.

Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 07 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement

The rise of warranty and indemnity policies in M&A deals

The use of warranty and indemnity insurance policies in M&A deals has become increasingly popular in recent years, with a big uptick in the US and Europe now extending further afield to Asia. In this Q&A, Latham & Watkins sheds some light on the utility of these polices in M&A deals.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 September 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Insurance law timelime - a guide to key milestones in the coming years

This newly updated insurance law timeline from Bond Dickinson outlines upcoming cases, legislation and expected developments over the next few years. Condensed down to just two pages, this guide acts as a concise overview to help you keep track of key milestones on the horizon from 2014 to 2017.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 15 September 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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Celebrity photo scandal lays bare the legal risks of cloud technology

Concerns have been raised over the security of cloud storage sites following the recent leak and online publication of intimate pictures of celebrities including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence. In this briefing, Bond Dickinson examines the legal risks for both cloud users and providers.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 September 2014 | Practice Area: Security

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A guide to incorporated cell companies in Guernsey

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

New EU sanctions against Russia – key steps for companies with Russia business interests

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

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Construction sites challenged to 'think health' - industrial disease under scrutiny

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

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Insurance linked securities - why Guernsey is becoming a jurisdiction of choice

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

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An overview of the legal framework underpinning Guernsey’s insurance sector

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

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