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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 30th Oct
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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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Produced in partnership with The Society of Lloyd's Legal Team 28th Oct
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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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27th Oct
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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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27th Oct
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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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27th 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 27th Oct
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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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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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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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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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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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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides a high level introduction to the role of reinsurance brokers when placing reinsurance that is intended to be...
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26th Sep
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Effect of liquidation on reinsurance recoveriesWhen an insurer goes into liquidation, its liquidator will almost certainly look to the company's...
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26th Sep
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Captive insurance usually involves a company or group of companies (where they are commonly owned) effectively setting up an in-house insurer. The...
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29th Sep
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AllocationIn the context of insurance and reinsurance, ‘allocation’ is the determination of which insurance policy a loss or part of a loss is covered...
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Produced in partnership with Rupert Warren of Holman Fenwick Willan and Celia Richardson of Holman Fenwick Willan 9th Oct
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Aggregation—backgroundAggregation remains a major issue in the settlement of insurance and reinsurance claims leading to a number of disputes across...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Burns QC of Devereux Chambers 27th Oct

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