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The parties to a reinsurance contract and reinsurance terminologyThe principal parties to any reinsurance contract are the reinsurer, who assumes the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note describes the main principles of marine insurance as governed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906. It looks at the principles of...
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9th Nov
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The Practice Note entitled EU/UK financial and trade sanctions for insurers outlines the sanctions applicable to insurers, the nature of those...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Martin of HFW 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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Decennial insurance is insurance that is taken out by contractors to cover costs associated with the potential collapse of a building after completion...
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Produced in partnership with David Savage of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 12th Jan
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Vitiation of an insurance policyAn insurance policy may be vitiated (or invalidated) if the insured:•misrepresents or fails to disclose any material...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Principles form part of the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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9th Nov
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Duty of 'fair presentation'Under the Insurance Act 2015, s 3 (IA 2015), the insured has a duty to make a 'fair presentation' of the risk to the...
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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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With the significant rise in the use of Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance in private M&A transactions, lawyers are increasingly involved in the...
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Produced in partnership with Adrian Furlonge of Hemsley Wynne Furlonge LLP 12th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 12th Jan

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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with John Drabble of Kemp Little LLP 13th Apr
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On 7 March 2016, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) replaced the Approved Persons Regime (APR) for UK banks, building societies,...
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Produced in partnership with Carol-Ann Burton and Margarita Kato of Holman Fenwick Willan LLP and Dominic Pereira as research contributor 12th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Thompsell of Fieldfisher 9th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 8th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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8th Apr
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Banks, building societies, credit unions, PRA-regulated investment firms and insurers are required to file a Statement of Responsibilities (SOR) with...
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8th Apr
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On 7 March 2016, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) replaced the Approved Persons Regime (APR) in relation to UK banks, building...
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8th Apr
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The Certification Regime (CR) is one component of the broader Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA)...
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8th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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1st Mar
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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1st Mar
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Compton and Lauren Smith of Mayer Brown International LLP 1st Mar
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This one minute guide, written in partnership with Philippa List, professional support lawyer, and Mikhaelle Schiappacasse, partner at Dechert,...
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Produced in partnership with Philippa List of Dechert and Mikhaelle Schiappacasse of Dechert 1st Mar
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This Practice Note outlines the requirements of the Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Controls sourcebook (SYSC), namely SYSC 2, SYSC 3 (and...
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1st Mar
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Introduction to the prudential regulatory frameworkThis Practice Note is one of three that provides an overview of the prudential regulatory framework...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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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 Arun Srivastava of Paul Hastings 25th Feb
Q&As
This Q&A examines the rules and guidance in chapter 14 of the Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Controls sourcebook (SYSC 14) for the...
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4th Jan
Q&As
Rule 2.7 of the Insurance—Senior Management Functions Part of the prudential regulation authority (PRA) Rulebook allows an SII insurer to outsource...
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28th Nov

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