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Regulation and Insurance

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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Privacy issues on public roads - the legal questions around driverless cars

Driverless cars are set to be tested in the UK next year, prompting much debate over potential legal issues. Having a permanent connection to the internet and GPS will make such vehicles inherently trackable - Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co looks at questions around privacy and data protection.

Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 07 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement

The rise of warranty and indemnity policies in M&A deals

The use of warranty and indemnity insurance policies in M&A deals has become increasingly popular in recent years, with a big uptick in the US and Europe now extending further afield to Asia. In this Q&A, Latham & Watkins sheds some light on the utility of these polices in M&A deals.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 September 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Insurance law timelime - a guide to key milestones in the coming years

This newly updated insurance law timeline from Bond Dickinson outlines upcoming cases, legislation and expected developments over the next few years. Condensed down to just two pages, this guide acts as a concise overview to help you keep track of key milestones on the horizon from 2014 to 2017.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 15 September 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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Celebrity photo scandal lays bare the legal risks of cloud technology

Concerns have been raised over the security of cloud storage sites following the recent leak and online publication of intimate pictures of celebrities including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence. In this briefing, Bond Dickinson examines the legal risks for both cloud users and providers.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 September 2014 | Practice Area: Security

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