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Insuring existing buildings in which and next to which construction work is taking place

Most real estate projects tend to be new builds with the developments constructed on empty sites, but it is not uncommon for construction work to take place next to existing buildings. This guide looks at insuring existing buildings in which, and next to which, construction work is to take place.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 September 2015 | Practice Area: Insurance

Top tips for insurers on coverage under the Insurance Act 2015

The Insurance Act 2015, which will come into effect in August next year, includes fundamental changes to the approach which will need to be taken by insureds and insurers in presenting/assessing risks and in addressing coverage issues post-inception. briefing sets out the key points to note.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 21 August 2015 | Practice Area: Insurance

Non-disclosure, inducement and avoidance - a blast from the past in reinsurance litigation

This DLA Piper briefing looks at a recent Commercial Court case involving Axa which provides an interesting insight into how courts consider the interrelationship between material non-disclosure and inducement.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 05 August 2015 | Practice Area: Insurance

Summer Budget 2015: tax briefing

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his second Budget of 2015. It was his first Budget without the Liberal Democrats, and the Chancellor gave free reign to many measures outlined in the Conservative manifesto, as this Herbert Smith Freehills briefing explains.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 09 July 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Top ten tips for charity trustees

Charity trustees are responsible for the activities a charity undertakes and can be held legally accountable for their decisions. It is important that a trustee understands their duties - this briefing lists ten tips to help trustees in the everyday running and administration of their charities.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 June 2015 | Practice Area: General Financial Services

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Hedging longevity risk: accessing the global reinsurance market via Guernsey

The use of Guernsey incorporated cell companies and incorporated cells has proven to be an effective solution for trustees wishing to access the global reinsurance market for purposes of hedging longevity risk by establishing their own captive insurer in Guernsey, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 June 2015 | Practice Area: Private Client

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Germany changes fund managers' rules of engagement with insurance companies

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: Regulation and Enforcement

Breach of warranty claim: High Court case highlights the importance of a correct notice

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: Regulation and Enforcement

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Premium listed companies - clarity on the notice period required for general meetings

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: Regulation and Enforcement

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Legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council region: Q1 in review

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: Arbitration

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