Regulation and Insurance
Real estate fund managers marketing their funds to German insurance companies (and to German pension funds subject to German insurance law) need to consider the impact of changes to the rules governing the investment allocations of German insurance companies, as Nabarro reports.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 26 May 2015 | Practice Area: Property Finance
A recent High Court case has again confirmed the necessity, when drafting notice of a breach of warranty, in following provisions detailing the content for such a notice set out in the sale and purchase agreement. In this briefing, Macfarlanes looks at the details and the impact of this judgment.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 13 May 2015 | Practice Area: Warranties
This briefing rounds up news of interest for M&A lawyers, including the ICSA’s view on the notice period required to be given by premium listed companies of general meetings, and amendments to provisions in the Companies Act 2006 governing the authorisation and financing of share buybacks.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 08 May 2015 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
This Linklaters briefing summarises a selection of the major developments in the laws of the Gulf Cooperation Council region (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) in the first quarter of 2015, with links to further reading where available.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 07 May 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration
The UK Government has published a report on cyber security and the role of insurance in mitigating risk. The report, which identifies three reasons why insurance brings a valuable perspective to the evaluation of cyber risk, makes for interesting reading - Nabarro picks out the key details.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 02 April 2015 | Practice Area: Security
The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 comes into force on 14 April. When the Convention applies, it will impose strict liability and insurance obligations on the registered owners of all ships that become or cause wrecks. This A&O briefing sets out what you need to know.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: 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: Corporate
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
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