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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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General principles of insurance contract lawWhat is insurance law?Insurance law can be split into three parts:•insurance contract law which governs...
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13th Sep
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We have an insurance policy which both covers and excludes a particular risk. Linked to this is the use in the policy of the words ‘and/or’. Do you...
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13th Sep
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Waiver by the insurer in relation to underwriting and claims-handlingThis Practice Note considers waivers in the context of insurance underwriting and...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Pring of Reed Smith 9th Sep
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Insurance clauses in commercial agreements—guidance notesIntroductionOne of the purposes of a commercial contract is to allocate risk and liability...
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Produced in partnership with Frank Thompson and Tomás Mac Gearailt of Eversheds LLP 23rd Aug
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Insurance Act 2015 (IA 2015)—essentialsIntroduction to the Insurance Act 2015The Insurance Act 2015 (IA 2015) received Royal Assent on 12 February...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Saunders of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 12th Aug
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Insurable interestThis Practice Note considers insurable interest, including insurable interest in construction and liability insurance. It also...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer of Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London 12th Aug
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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 12th Aug
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Exclusion clauses in insurance contractsWhat are exclusion clausesUnlike some exclusion or exemption clauses in ordinary contracts, an exclusion...
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Produced in partnership with Susie Wakefield of Shoosmiths 12th Aug
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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 12th Aug
Q&As
Does a limitation period run from the date of the incident/insured event or does it run from the date on which insurers decline cover for the...
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12th Aug
Q&As
What are the implications for an insured who participates in clinical trials but fails to notify his insurers of any existing health conditions or...
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Produced in partnership with Julia Dias QC of 7KBW 12th Aug
Q&As
In instances where the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (TP(RAI)A 2010) applies, in respect of a Part 8 claim form, does the insurer...
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12th Aug
Q&As
What is meant by an 'indemnity to principals' provision and an 'additional insured' provision? What are the practical differences in protection each...
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31st Jul
Precedents
1 Insurance 1.1 The Supplier must for the duration of this Agreement and for a period of [insert figure] years after...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
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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