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FCA delivers speech on cyber-security in the financial sector

In the wake of the recent WannaCry attack, we examine a speech by the FCA on the threat of cyber-attacks in the financial services sector and what businesses can do to manage them.
17 May 2017

InsurTech: digitisation in an age-old industry

A snapshot of major changes to the insurance value chain driven by emerging technologies.
17 March 2017

Changes to insurance for driverless cars

The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill is the government's first proposed change to support driverless car technology. What does this mean for insurance and the introduction of driverless cars?
17 March 2017

Notification under Public Liability Insurance Policies: advice for policyholders

The court clarifies what "as soon as possible" means in the context of a notification. It is important that policyholders are aware of the notification provisions in their policies.
06 February 2017

A digital premium: insurance providers' modern day outsourcings

Following our work for The Exeter Friendly, we look at the key themes and market trends in insurance outsourcing.
09 December 2016

2017: will we see the practical impact of the Insurance Act 2015?

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: today, our insurance team looks at the potential impact of the Insurance Act 2015.
05 December 2016

FCA confirms the first 24 business-cohort in the Regulatory Sandbox

Four months after the 8 July deadline for applications, the FCA has announced the lucky winners due to start testing as the first cohort of the Regulatory Sandbox.
11 November 2016

Insurance Act 2015 – a fair presentation of the risk

This briefing looks at a policyholder's duty under the Insurance Act 2015 to make a 'fair presentation of the risk' to insurers when obtaining insurance and what is required for the reasonable search.
05 October 2016

The Insurance Distribution Directive: an overview of EIOPA's technical advice

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's technical advice provides pointers to likely upcoming changes affecting insurers and distributors of insurance products.
31 August 2016

Fool me once: the finality of settlement in the face of fraud

The Supreme Court's decision to unravel a settlement agreement influenced by misrepresentation means that there is now little comfort in the finality and certainty of settlement.
02 August 2016

Personal liability for director's failure to obtain adequate employer's liability cover?

The Supreme Court has held that a director was not personally liable for an insolvent company’s failure to obtain and maintain employers’ liability insurance as required by statute.
29 July 2016

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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