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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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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 3rd Aug
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Lexis®PSL Financial Services Enforcement DatabaseThe Lexis®PSL Financial Services Enforcement Database lists, and contains detailed information on,...
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2nd Aug
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The Connected Contracts Exclusion—Article 72B of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001/544IP COMPLETION DAY:...
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Rogers of Hogan Lovells 1st Aug
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Anti-financial crime requirements for insurersThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has statutory objectives which include the protection and...
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Produced in partnership with Marcus Bonnell, and Charlotte Thompson of RPC 1st Aug
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Governance, systems and controls requirements for insurersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Thompsell of Fieldfisher 1st Aug
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Outsourcing in the insurance sectorThis Practice Note examines outsourcing in the insurance sector. The related documents pod on the right includes...
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1st Aug
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EU/UK financial and trade sanctions for insurersInsurers must negotiate a patchwork system of financial and trade sanctions. In the UK, the primary...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Martin of HFW 1st Aug
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Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)—Insurance Product Information Document requirementsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the...
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1st Aug
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Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)—scope, registration, passporting and sanctionsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end...
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1st Aug
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The UK GDPR and DPA 2018 for insurersThis Practice Note provides an introduction to the basic data protection issues relevant to insurers when...
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Produced in partnership with Jade Kowalski of DAC Beachcroft 1st Aug
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FCA Wholesale Insurance Market Study 2017Terms of Reference for the Wholesale Insurance Market StudyThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a...
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Produced in partnership with Marcus Bonnell, Counsel and Dil-veer Kang, Trainee Solicitor of RPC 1st Aug
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Application of the FCA's COBS 4 rules to insuranceFCA's Insurance Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS) contains the standards that apply to all...
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1st Aug
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ICOBS Insurance: Conduct of Business Sourcebook—application, general matters, distance communications, information about the firm and product...
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1st Aug
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PRA Rulebook—introduction for the insurance and reinsurance sectorOn 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA...
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1st Aug
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Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)—insurance-based investment productsInsurance-based investment products—overviewThe Directive (EU) 2016/97,...
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1st Aug
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An introduction to Lloyd’s of LondonWhat is the Lloyd’s market?The Lloyd’s market is an insurance market, whose origins date back to the seventeenth...
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Produced in partnership with The Society of Lloyd's Legal Team 1st Aug
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Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)—background and legislative historyThe Insurance Distribution Directive (Directive (EU) 2016/97) (IDD) repealed...
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Produced in partnership with Jacob Ghanty of Kemp Little 1st Aug
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Prudential requirements for UK insurers—Pillar 2 and Pillar 3 requirementsIntroduction to the prudential regulatory frameworkThis Practice Note is one...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 1st Aug
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Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)—organisational and conduct of business requirementsIDD organisational and conduct of business...
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1st Aug
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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 M&G Advisory Services 1st Aug

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