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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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NEC contracts—insuranceThis Practice Note considers the allocation of risks and the insurance requirements in the NEC Engineering and Construction...
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21st Jul
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Public liability in construction—analysis of common law provisionsAll the standard forms of building contract make specific provision for the...
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28th Jun
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Design and build insurance for the construction industryWhat is design and build?At its simplest, design and build (D&B):•is a project delivery system...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Spencer of Simmons & Simmons, Emily Monastiriotis of Simmons & Simmons and Rachel Lobley of Simmons & Simmons 28th Jun
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Decennial insuranceDecennial insurance is insurance that is taken out by contractors to cover costs associated with the potential collapse of a...
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Produced in partnership with David Savage of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 5th Jun
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General insurance typesConsumer insurance and commercial insurance for businessesThis Practice Note provides an overview of some of the most common...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Rosenfield of Fenchurch Law and John Curran of Fenchurch Law 5th Jun
Q&As
Where, under a building contract, an employer has taken out insurance in joint names, does that give the contractor protection from a subrogated claim...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Prigg of CMS 5th Jun
Q&As
What is the difference between joint insured, co-insured and composite insured?In financing and construction documentation for development projects it...
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5th Jun
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Where an insurance policy is stated to have a limit of indemnity which is 'any one claim and in the aggregate' how does this differ from an aggregate...
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5th Jun
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Project specific insurance policiesWhat is a project policy?'Project policy' generally means a policy the employer takes out to cover Contractors All...
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5th Jun
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Non-negligent insuranceWhat is non-negligent damage?If damage is caused to neighbouring property by the contractor’s negligence or breach of contract,...
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Produced in partnership with Fladgate 5th Jun
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Product liability insurance for the construction industryIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Spencer of Simmons & Simmons and Russell Cowie of Simmons & Simmons 5th Jun
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FIDIC contracts (pre-2017 editions)—insuranceThis Practice Note considers the insurance provisions in the 1999 editions of the FIDIC Red, Yellow and...
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5th Jun
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Construction insurance—overlap between the works and existing buildingsWork in or adjacent to other buildingsA contract for insurance may cover damage...
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Produced in partnership with Fladgate 5th Jun
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Joint names insurance—construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the nature of joint names insurance, the distinction between joint and...
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Produced in partnership with Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP 5th Jun
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Professional indemnity insurance in construction projectsThis Practice Note looks at professional indemnity (PI) insurance in the context of...
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5th Jun
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Contractors’ All Risks (CAR) InsuranceWhat is Contractors’ All Risks insurance?Construction insurance comes in two main categories, namely ‘property’...
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Produced in partnership with Gordon Dadds Consulting LLP, revised in partnership with Hardwicke 5th Jun
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JCT contracts—insuranceThis Practice Note looks at the insurance provisions in the main forms of JCT contract. It focuses on the Contractor’s...
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5th Jun
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Sub-contractors' insuranceThis Practice Note looks at how sub-contractors’ liability is typically covered by insurance and considers:•difficulties...
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Produced in partnership with Fladgate 4th Jun
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Latent defects insurance—why is it required and what is covered?OverviewIn normal circumstances the only recourse available to a building owner, on...
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Produced in partnership with David Savage of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 4th Jun
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Terrorism—risk and insurance for construction projectsWhat is terrorism?The Reinsurance (Acts of Terrorism) Act 1993 (R(AT)A 1993) defined terrorism...
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Produced in partnership with Fladgate 4th Jun

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