Regulation and Insurance
In a story that will send a chill through almost every business that holds customer data, it was reported last month that cyber criminals had stolen the data of more than 600,000 Dominos Pizza customers. The episode raises the issue of whether cyber risk insurance policies offer sufficient cover.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 30 July 2014 | Practice Area: Security
DLA reports on a case involving Tesco and the 2011 Thailand floods which shows that courts will be unimpressed by attempts by reinsurers to deny liability on the basis that the insured failed to act properly by not pursuing points which would not have affected the reasonableness of the settlement.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 29 July 2014 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting
With many legal and regulatory developments ahead, it is crucial for financial institutions to consider and understand these changes and anticipate how they could impact your business. This regulatory calendar highlights the key changes on the agenda for insurance at both a UK and EU level.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 24 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
The Court of Appeal has once again determined the issues of "unfair relationship" and agency in the borrowers' favour. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co reports on the decision in Scotland and Reast v British Credit Trust and sets out five specific issues.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 24 June 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
Since the Soviet Union's dissolution in 1991, Russia has adopted new legislation at a rapid pace. It remains a country in transition, with a continually developing legal system. This guide presents an overview of the the legal system and regulation of business activities in the country.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 18 June 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
The regulation of Hong Kong's insurance intermediaries has long lagged behind the city-state's reputation for modernity, but this is set to change with a new licensing regime described as "the most important regulatory reform in the insurance sector in the past 30 years", as Eversheds reports.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
In the aftermath of an accident, insurers often seek to impose their own panel solicitors, but the important point to remember is that a policyholder has an unfettered legal right to choose its own legal advisers, as Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co reports.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 12 June 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate manslaughter
Despite nearing its two-year anniversary, the aftermath of the London riots has once more made the headlines with a landmark Court of Appeal decision awarding compensation for consequential losses related to a Sony distribution warehouse which was looted and set on fire during the riots.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 May 2014 | Practice Area: Local Authorities
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up recent developments of interest for those in the investment management sector, including the FCA's thematic review of the clarity of fund charges, and the Association of British Insurers' revised guide to good practice for unit-linked funds.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 23 May 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Mr Justice Coulson has handed down his lengthy judgment on the costs matters arising from the claim made by Greenwich Millennium Village Ltd, a ruling which is of particular interest for his consideration of costs issues which arise when parties seek to pass on liabilities along a contractual chain.
Law Firm: 4 New Square | Published: 13 May 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
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