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Subrogation in insurance and reinsuranceWhat is the right of subrogation?In the context of insurance and reinsurance, the right of subrogation...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Ruiz of Reed Smith and Mark Pring of Reed Smith 19th May
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The principle of subrogationSubrogation is the right of an insurer, once it has made payment to its insured for loss covered by an insurance policy,...
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19th May
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Liability of the reinsurer to the insolvent insurance companyEffect of liquidation on reinsurance recoveriesWhen an insurer goes into liquidation, its...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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The registration and regulation of friendly societiesWhat is a friendly society?There has been a system of registration, and with it regulation, of...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert of Hogan Lovells International LLP 19th May
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Double insurance and contributionOverlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover,...
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Produced in partnership with Susie Wakefield and Matthew Brown of Shoosmiths LLP 19th May
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Sanctions clauses and the effect of sanctions on insurance policiesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Martin of HFW 19th May
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What is a contract of insurance?This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 19th May
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Forms of reinsurance and terminologyThe parties to a reinsurance contract and reinsurance terminologyThe principal parties to any reinsurance contract...
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19th May
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Insurance reserves, claims data and loss development trianglesThis Practice Note explains insurance industry practice in relation to loss reserves,...
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19th May
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Conduct Rules for SM&CR FirmsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Compton and Lauren Smith of Mayer Brown International LLP 19th May
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Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance in private M&A transactions—guide to the key documentsWith the significant rise in the use of Warranty and...
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Produced in partnership with Adrian Furlonge of Hemsley Wynne Furlonge LLP 19th May
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The functions and duties of insurance brokers—policy placementThis Practice Note provides a high level introduction to the functions and duties of...
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19th May
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A guide to the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012Insurance contracts have always had an aura of mystery about them in the...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Rosenfield of Fenchurch Law and John Curran of Fenchurch Law 19th May
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Public liability insurance—basic insurance principlesPublic liability insurance contractsInsuring clausePublic liability insurance indemnifies a...
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19th May
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Insurance—duty of disclosureDuty of 'fair presentation'Under the Insurance Act 2015, s 3 (IA 2015), the insured has a duty to make a 'fair...
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19th May

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Produced in partnership with Dianne Bell of Freelance 6th Sep
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Produced in partnership with Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 25th Aug
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20th Aug
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11th Aug
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Global, EU and UK sustainable finance initiativesIn response to the The Paris Agreement, governments and intra-governmental organisations launched a...
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Produced in partnership with Kathryn Emmett, Rosa Mottershead, Rob Marsh, Andrew Hedges, Imogen Garner and Cara Dowling of Norton Rose Fulbright 10th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Hogan Lovells 9th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Amy Nesbitt of Weightmans 1st Aug
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Does Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) apply to reinsurance undertakings? Does IDD apply to captive reinsurance?What does Insurance Distribution...
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31st Jul
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What are the implications of the Insurance Distribution Directive on insurance companies?This Q&A assumes that ‘insurance company’ means an ‘insurer’...
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31st Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2020This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2020, along with...
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