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Regulation and Insurance

European pensions agenda: the top 10 issues across the continent

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

A guide to UK insurance and reinsurance disputes: 2014 in review

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

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Cannibalism: the next big thing? A look at the new trend of under-settlement claims

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

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Enhanced court fees set to increase costs - what impact will this have on insurers?

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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Preview 2015 - a schedule of anticipated legal developments for the year ahead

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

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The insurance industry in 2015 - six key developments to watch out for

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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The Only Way Is... High Court measures loss of profits in wake of TOWIE club blaze

In a recent case, the High Court was asked to consider the business interruption losses resulting from a fire at the now-famous Sugar Hut club in Essex. The fire took place in 2009, not long before the venue took centre stage in popular TV programme 'The Only Way is Essex', as Shoosmiths reports.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 10 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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Skeletons in the cupboard: warranty and indemnity insurance in corporate real estate deals

Warranty and indemnity insurance is an increasingly common part of many corporate transactions. Corporate real estate transactions are no exception, although there are some differences to note, as this Nabarro briefing explains.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 04 December 2014 | Practice Area: Warranties

Supreme Court rules on unfair relationships - where does that leave us?

The Supreme Court has delivered its long awaited judgment in Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd & Another, which has potentially far reaching implications for lenders. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co discusses the central issues.

Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 19 November 2014 | Practice Area: Consumer Credit

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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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