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The Supreme Court clarifies when lying to an insurer will invalidate insurance claims

The Supreme Court has held that 'collateral' lies told to an insurer in support of a policy claim will not prevent recovery where the lies are immaterial to the insured's right to recover.
25 July 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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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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An employers guide to Employers; Liability Insurance

This briefing takes a closer look at Employers’ Liability Insurance. We provide a useful overview for businesses and address some key questions. 
30 May 2014

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Captive insurance

We take a closer look at the meaning of captive insurance and the different forms in which it can be structured. Why consider using captive insurance? What are the risks?
29 April 2014
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