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This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 23rd Oct
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Consistent with the common law of contract, an insurer is not able to transfer the burden of its obligations under a contract of insurance without the...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Oct
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Contributory negligenceThe question of contributory negligence is dependent on the facts of the case. In Davies the Court of Appeal stated that...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as...
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26th Sep
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Overlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or...
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26th Sep
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Under the general prohibition a person cannot carry out a regulated activity, or purport to carry out a regulated activity, in the UK unless they are...
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26th Sep
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This document tracks the movement of where (re)insurance companies will move in order to retain ‘passporting’ rights, following the UK’s decision to...
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25th Sep
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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IntroductionOne of the purposes of a commercial contract is to allocate risk and liability through, for example, the provision of indemnities. In this...
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25th Sep
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In some instances someone may suffer damage that results partly from their own fault and partly from the fault of someone else. A claim in respect of...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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What is the Lloyd’s market?The Lloyd’s market is an insurance market, whose origins date back to the seventeenth century. Merchants would meet at...
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25th Sep
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The question of whether a road user has failed to drive with reasonable care is fact sensitive.Evidence of negligence may be gleaned from the...
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25th Sep
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep

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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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What is passporting?UK authorised firms may be eligible to carry out permitted activities in another European Economic Area (EEA) state if they fulfil...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the passporting rights and related notification requirements of insurance undertakings established in the European...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note focuses purely on procedural requirements for firms wishing to exercise passporting rights and Treaty rights in the UK. For further...
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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
Q&As
This Q&A considers the impact of Brexit on passporting in the insurance sector, what options are available to insurers to continue to access the...
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Produced in partnership with Clare Swirski, corporate insurance partner and Amera Dooley, PSL of Clifford Chance 28th Sep
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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 Sep
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This Practice Note examines EU laws in relation to financial services around the rights of freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services...
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5th Oct
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This Practice Note focuses purely on procedural requirements for UK firms wishing to exercise EEA rights to provide financial services into the EEA...
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Produced in partnership with Sophie van Wingarden, Senior Associate and Chris Boylan, Associate of Kemp Little LLP 5th Oct
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Financial services firms and insolvency provisions in FSMA 2000The provisions in Part XXIV of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000)...
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5th Oct
Precedents
[to be printed on headed notepaper of Association][insert name of assignee][insert address of assignee]Dear Sirsm.v. '[insert name of vessel]'—[insert...
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8th Oct
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The Insurers (Reorganisation and Winding-Up) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/1102) (2003 Regulations) were introduced to implement the EU Directive on the...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Oct
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Consistent with the common law of contract, an insurer is not able to transfer the burden of its obligations under a contract of insurance without the...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Oct
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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16th Oct
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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20th Oct

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