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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 30th Oct
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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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Produced in partnership with The Society of Lloyd's Legal Team 28th Oct
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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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27th Oct
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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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27th Oct
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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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27th Oct
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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 27th Oct
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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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26th 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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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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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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Joint insuranceJoint insurance arises where two or more people insure separate insurable interests in the same property with the same insurer under a...
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25th Sep
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Insurance premium tax (IPT) is an indirect tax on insurance premiums.Unless an insurance contract is exempt, IPT is charged as a percentage of the...
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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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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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25th Sep
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Why is the exemption for financial services important?VAT is a key concern for businesses in the financial sector as the supply of certain types of...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the procedures for starting an arbitration and responding to notice of an arbitration in accordance with the third...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the procedure for the progress of a dispute under the third edition of the ARIAS (UK) Rules which were adopted in 2014...
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26th Sep
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The cross-border guide to insurance litigation in Austria is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The guide can be accessed...
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26th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
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26th Sep
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Background to super complaintsThe Financial Services Act 2012 amended the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) by introducing two new...
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26th Sep
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The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has two areas of jurisdiction:•the compulsory jurisdiction (ie the jurisdiction of the FOS to which firms...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note is an introduction to the Fast Track Rules of the AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance and Arbitration Society of the UK or the ARIAS...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the procedure for progress of a dispute under the 3rd edition of the AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance and Arbitration...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the procedure for appointing arbitrators under the 3rd edition of the ARIAS (UK) Rules, which were adopted in 2014 (the...
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26th Sep
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In England and Wales, the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (TP(RAI)A 2010), provides for the enforcement of rights against an...
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26th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the provisions in Articles 32–37 of Regulation (EC) 44/2001, Brussels I dealing with recognition of judgments. It sets...
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26th Sep
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This flowchart provides an overview of the application of the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 and the Third Parties...
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26th Sep

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