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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

Delegate carefully or risk liability

Leigh Day found not to have discharged its duty of care.
25 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

Insurance Act 2015 – are you ready?

Changes to insurance law in England and Wales will occur on 12 August 2016 when the Insurance Act 2015 comes into force. We look at some of the practical issues and industry guidance available.
15 June 2016


Insurers are on an uncertain footing with new EU's data regime

Thomas Webb and David Varney have co-authored an article on the new European anti-money laundering rules and their impact on insurers. 

10 June 2016


The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010

The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 will come into force in August 2016. The purpose is to aid claimants in procuring recoveries from insurers of insolvent defendants.
03 June 2016

Third parties’ improved rights to claim against insurers

The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (the 2010 Act) will finally come into force from 1 August 2016
10 May 2016

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


Insurance reform – redress when insurers pay late

This article considers the Enterprise Bill 2015 (expected to become law in 2017) and its likely impact on the Insurance Act 2015.
29 March 2016


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


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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