Regulation and Insurance
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
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
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