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Are smart contracts a real thing yet?

An update from the second R3CEV smart contracts template summit.
08 December 2016

What's the point of a written signature?

Signing contracts is pretty clunky. With fax machines relegated to basements and smart phones taking over the world, are e-signatures seeing an increasing (re)rise to prominence?
10 November 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

What next for Interest Rate Hedging Products and mis-selling?

Businesses which purchased interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) to protect themselves against the threat of interest rate rises are now arguing that the products were mis-sold.
15 June 2016

Limitations on the scope for banks to identify the mistaken recipients of bank transfers

When a bank’s mistake leads to the wrong person receiving a transfer of money, a ‘Norwich Pharmacal’ order can be used to identify them.
01 October 2015

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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

Statutory demands relating to multiple debts with an aggregate over £750

The High Court has held that statutory demands will not necessarily be set aside if the undisputed debt is less than £750, where other debts would take the cumulative total over this limit.
14 September 2015

All monies charge securing a subsequent loan

Depending on its wording, an “all monies” charge can secure a subsequent loan even if that charge is mistakenly removed.
14 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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Financial Services Series - Issue 18

A number of judicial reviews have been brought against the Financial Ombudsman Service, helping to clarify when Financial Services firms can challenge how an ombudsman has reached a decision.
12 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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