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Insurance contracts have always had an aura of mystery about them in the eyes of law students and lawyers. This is because they are contracts of the utmost good faith....

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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 Fast Track Rules (AFTAR...

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Aggregation—background Aggregation remains a major issue in the settlement of insurance and reinsurance claims leading to a number of disputes across the market. Claims...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the third edition of the ARIAS (UK) Rules adopted in 2014 (the ARIAS Rules). For guidance on adopting the ARIAS Fast Track...

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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 ARIAS Rules). For an...

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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 Society (ARIAS) (UK)...

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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 edition of the ARIAS (UK)...

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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 (the ARIAS Rules)....

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Position pre-1 April 2013 ARCHIVED: After-the-event (ATE) insurance premiums and success fees continue to be recoverable where the policy or CFA was entered into before 1...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note will assist when seeking to determine which court has jurisdiction for an insurance claim. Specifically, it addresses the reforms in Regulation (EU)...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the provisions in Regulation (EC) 44/2001, Brussels I (also known as...

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The principle of subrogation Subrogation is the right of an insurer, once it has made payment to its insured for loss covered by an insurance policy, to ‘step into the...

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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 another and to bring...

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This Practice Note considers the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (TP(RAI)A 2010) and the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (TP(RAI)A...

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