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The parties to a reinsurance contract and reinsurance terminologyThe principal parties to any reinsurance contract are the reinsurer, who assumes the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note describes the main principles of marine insurance as governed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906. It looks at the principles of...
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9th Nov
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The Practice Note entitled EU/UK financial and trade sanctions for insurers outlines the sanctions applicable to insurers, the nature of those...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Martin of HFW 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the...
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9th Nov
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What is subrogation?Subrogation is an equitable mechanism aimed at preventing unjust enrichment by permitting one party to ‘step into the shoes’ of...
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9th Nov
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Decennial insurance is insurance that is taken out by contractors to cover costs associated with the potential collapse of a building after completion...
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Produced in partnership with David Savage of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 12th Jan
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Vitiation of an insurance policyAn insurance policy may be vitiated (or invalidated) if the insured:•misrepresents or fails to disclose any material...
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9th Nov
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What is insurance law?Insurance law can be split into three parts:•insurance contract law which governs the contractual relationship between insureds...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Principles form part of the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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9th Nov
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Duty of 'fair presentation'Under the Insurance Act 2015, s 3 (IA 2015), the insured has a duty to make a 'fair presentation' of the risk to the...
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9th Nov
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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With the significant rise in the use of Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance in private M&A transactions, lawyers are increasingly involved in the...
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Produced in partnership with Adrian Furlonge of Hemsley Wynne Furlonge LLP 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 12th Jan

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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Lewis and Rachpal Thind of Sidley Austin 26th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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17th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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17th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP 17th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Sophie van Wingarden, Senior Associate and Chris Boylan, Associate of Kemp Little LLP 17th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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17th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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17th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the key issues and questions that an English lawyer is likely to need to address in the context of...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Chisholm of Hogan Lovells International LLP 16th Jan
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020. This Act makes amendments to the Insolvency Act 1986, including the insertion of a new moratorium...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Carse of Devereux Chambers 16th Jan
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What are insurance linked securities?Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) are an alternative form of risk mitigation for insurance and reinsurance firms....
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16th Jan
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is archived from IP completion day onwards and is no longer maintained.The Insurers (Reorganisation and Winding-Up) Regulations...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Jan
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Duties of an office-holder to realise propertyInsolvency procedures (such as administration, liquidation or bankruptcy) involve the appointment of an...
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Produced in partnership with David Steinberg and Matthew Padian of Stevens & Bolton LLP 15th Jan
Practice notes
Status of the UKAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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15th Jan
Precedents
Notice of assignment[To be printed on the headed notepaper of the assignor]To: [insert name and address of the relevant insurer]Date: [•]Dear [insert...
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12th Jan
Precedents
This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of Assignor], a company incorporated in England and Wales with...
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12th Jan
Q&As
BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Clare Swirski, corporate insurance partner and Amera Dooley, PSL of Clifford Chance 8th Jan
Q&As
STOP PRESS: From 6 April 2017, the Insolvency Rules 1986, SI 1986/1925 were revoked and replaced by the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR...
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29th Nov

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