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Policyholders gain the right to sue insurers for late payment of claims

The Enterprise Bill has now received Royal Assent and will come into force on 4 May 2017 as the Enterprise Act 2016.
06 May 2016

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Reduced possibility of aggregation of claims by solicitors' insurers

We overview the High Court's clarification of the aggregation clause in the Solicitors’ Minimum Terms and Conditions of professional indemnity insurance and why this may relieve many solicitors.
21 September 2015

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The Insurance Act 2015 - are you ready for the change?

On 12 August 2016 the Insurance Act 2015 comes into force, making substantial changes to insurance law in England & Wales. We discuss some of the key issues here.
24 August 2015

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Allocating and insuring risk - key issues when drafting insurance and liability clauses

Our latest insurance briefing looks at key issues to consider when drafting insurance and liability clauses and highlights a number of recent cases.
07 July 2015

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Conarken reaffirmed: negligent drivers liable to pay for rail network delays

Drivers (namely insurers) of road vehicles are liable for Network Rail’s TAC Schedule 8 loss if they negligently damage rail track or other installations and cause consequential TOC delays.
11 June 2015

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When can a company sue its directors for their illegal acts?

We discuss the Supreme Court's judgment in Jetivia v Bilta and the use of the s.213 of the Insolvency Act in further detail.
20 May 2015

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Penalty clauses ; a move towards a flexible approach

This briefing sets out some of the background to the development of the law on penalties.
06 May 2015

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Why contractual employee benefits should reflect changing employee roles

We look at a recent case which has highlighted the risk of losing insurance cover when a policy is not updated following business changes.
06 May 2015

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Insurance update - Reinstatement

Our March insurance briefing looks at reinstatement and considers the significant decision made in the insured's favour in the case of Western Trading v Great Lakes.
30 March 2015

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Can insurers recover from your employees after paying out on a corporate policy?

Looking at Rathbone Brothers Plc & Anor v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd (2014), we consider how having insurance does not enable businesses to cease involvement in available recovery actions.
22 December 2014

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Cyber risk - are you covered?

We look at the financial implications of cyber attacks, the insurance policy options available and the issues surrounding penalties for data loss.
29 September 2014

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Insuring the cost of prosecutions and regulatory investigations

Regulatory investigation or criminal prosecution can strain businesses. This briefing overviews the insurance available to cover the cost of defending prosecutions and regulatory investigations.
30 June 2014
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