Regulation and Insurance
Insurance and reinsurance markets and market participants are become increasingly globalised. In this, the first in a series of articles, Eversheds looks at some of the principles of insurance law in a selection of key jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
On 12 February, the Insurance Act received royal assent. The Act makes important formal changes to the centuries-old laws of disclosure and warranties in insurance contracts. The Act will come into force in August 2016 - in this briefing, A&O sets out the two main changes made by the Act.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 10 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
This Herbert Smith Freehills general counsel update aims to summarise major developments in key areas. The subjects are broken down into three main areas: developments of general interest, sector-specific developments and region-specific developments.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 06 March 2015 | Practice Area: Arbitration
This DLA Piper newsletter looks at key trends in private equity during Q1 2015, focusing on opportunities and challenges for PE firms in the insurance sector, alongside an interview with AIG EMEA M&A underwriting manager Rowan Bamford on the use of warranty and indemnity insurance in transactions.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 05 March 2015 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
In this briefing, Eversheds sets out the top 10 issues on the European pensions agenda, covering subjects including the proposed new IORP Directive, Germany's decision to raise the retirement age for the state pension scheme, and why UK pension plans must prepare for new pension freedoms.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 26 February 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This Herbert Smith Freehills guide is a collection of bulletins, briefings and notes produced over the last twelve months which serves as a useful single source of reference to clients with an involvement or interest in relevant developments in the insurance and reinsurance market.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 13 February 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
We are all familiar with the law firms and claims companies which chase business from victims of accidents. We are now experiencing a spin-off trend: claims for under-settlement of those same accident claims - a trend which has become known as 'cannibalism', as Bond Dickinson reports.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 06 February 2015 | Practice Area: Professional Indemnity
The Government recently published its response to the consultation on court fees, and it came as little surprise that the consultation was about increasing rather than reducing fees. In this briefing, Bond Dickinson looks at how these reforms could affect insurers.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 30 January 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation
2015 will undoubtedly herald significant changes to UK law. Staying on top of developments is a substantial challenge, as is the importance of preparing for the impact of anticipated developments. This Herbert Smith Freehills guide identifies the trends and issues set to be on the agenda this year.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 19 January 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation
2015 is set to be an important year for the insurance industry, with several important changes due to be introduced. In this briefing, Eversheds sets out six key developments to be aware of in the months ahead.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 12 January 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
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