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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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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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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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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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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 (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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This Practice Note outlines the relevant legislative provisions stipulating the requirement to be authorised to provide financial services in the UK....
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note discusses the main Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) provisions applying to appointed representatives (ARs) that carry out...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) contained in Chapter 4 of the Conduct of Business sourcebook (COBS...
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25th Sep
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As a result of the 2008 banking crisis, the government made a number of changes to the UK financial services regulatory structure. As part of the...
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25th Sep
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Background to the regulation of assisting in the administration and performance of insurance contractsUnder section 19 of the Financial Services and...
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25th Sep
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In this Practice Note, references to exemptions relate to persons who are exempt from the need to apply for authorisation from the Prudential...
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25th Sep
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FSMA 2000 activities and investmentsUnder section 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000), no person may carry on a regulated...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the exemptions and exclusions that apply in relation to the general prohibition contained in section 19...
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25th Sep
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FCA and corporate governanceUnder the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) the FCA acquired responsibility for a broad and diverse...
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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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Following amendments to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) made by the Financial Services Act 2012, the Financial Services...
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25th Sep
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Conduct risk is the corner stone of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) regulatory approach where:•consumers get financial services and products...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains what direct offer financial promotions and cold calls are and which of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) rules apply...
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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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Produced in partnership with RPC 25th Sep
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has statutory objectives which include the protection and enhancement of the integrity of the UK financial...
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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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This Practice Note explains the contractual requirements as between a firm—referred to as a principal—and its appointed representative (AR) under...
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Part XII of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) requires controllers and proposed controllers to seek approval from the Financial...
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