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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 explains the rights held by certain categories of person to sue authorised firms in circumstances in which they have suffered a loss. The legislative...

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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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The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with jurisdiction of disputes will be a key issue for UK practitioners. This Practice Note considers the impact that Brexit...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with jurisdiction of disputes will be a key issue for...

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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 jurisdiction. For guidance, see: Cross...

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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 jurisdiction. For guidance, see: Cross...

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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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The rules for how firms should deal with complaints by customers are contained in the Dispute Resolution: Complaints Sourcebook (DISP) in the Financial Conduct Authority...

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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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Joint insurance Joint insurance arises where two or more people insure separate insurable interests in the same property with the same insurer under a single insurance...

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Overlapping insurance polices There are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or otherwise. Examples include...

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The compulsory jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) is defined in Chapter 2 of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Dispute Resolution: Complaints...

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What is an 'eligible complainant'? In order to refer a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), a person must be an 'eligible complainant'. This applies...

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Awards by the FOS Where a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) is upheld, the FOS may order a respondent firm (the respondent) to pay money, costs and/or...

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The voluntary jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) is defined in Chapter 2 of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Dispute Resolution: Complaints...

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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 and insurers •...

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Click here to download the latest Insurance & Reinsurance 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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