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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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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 23rd Oct
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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 15th 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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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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25th Sep
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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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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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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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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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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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25th Sep

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note outlines the possible arrangements for trading with the EU Member States, with reference to key models for existing trading...
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25th Sep
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STOP PRESS: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) received Royal Assent on 26 June 2018, see: LNB News 27/06/2018 48 and Brexit...
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25th 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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This Practice Note considers the impact on the UK financial services sector in the event of a ‘no deal’ World Trade Organization (WTO) Brexit outcome...
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26th Sep
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Financial Services Brexit GlossaryThis glossary sets out, in alphabetical order, a list of commonly used terms and acronyms that have been in regular...
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26th Sep
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The status of the UK’s single market membership The EU single market is an economic area in which barriers to trade between its members have been...
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26th Sep
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A central part of the EU regime on jurisdiction is Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012...
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26th Sep
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This insurance distribution quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to insurance distribution requirements...
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27th Sep
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This Regulation (EU) 1286/2014 on key information documents (KIDs) for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) (PRIIPs...
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27th Sep
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This Solvency II quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to prudential insurance requirements that will be...
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27th Sep
Precedents
The International Underwriting Association (IUA) published a Brexit ‘Contract Continuity Clause’ to help companies manage insurance contracts as the...
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27th Sep
Precedents
A second Brexit contract continuity clause has been published by the International Underwriting Association (IUA). The IUA previously issued a policy...
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27th Sep
Q&As
We are constantly reviewing and adding to our content as a result of market practice and customer feedback. We do not have any content on the impact...
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28th Sep
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This question relates to the European Communities (Rights Against Insurers) Regulations 2002 (EC(RAI) Regs 2002), SI 2002/3061 legislation introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 28th Sep
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The Basel Accords—Basel I, II and IIIThe Basle (or Basel) Capital Convergence Agreement of July 1988, is the original text of the first Basel Capital...
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28th Sep
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Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before EU tribunals such as the Court of Justice of the European...
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28th Sep
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This Q&A considers the impact of Brexit on passporting in the insurance sector, what options are available to insurers to continue to access the...
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Produced in partnership with Clare Swirski, corporate insurance partner and Amera Dooley, PSL of Clifford Chance 28th Sep

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