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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Commercial property and casualty insurance—US perspectiveBackgroundUS commercial property casualty insurance has its roots in English marine...
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1st Aug
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Liability insuranceThis Practice Note outlines the characteristic features of liability insurance and different types of liability insurance...
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Produced in partnership with Julia Dias QC of 7KBW 1st Aug
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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 1st Aug
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Employers’ liability insurance essentialsOverview of employers’ liability insuranceIt is long established that an employee who has suffered an injury,...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanna Prescott of Kennedys 1st Aug
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What is Public Liability Insurance?Nature of public liability insurancePublic Liability insurance covers the assured’s liability to the public at...
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31st Jul
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What is Products Liability Insurance?Nature of Products Liability InsuranceProducts Liability insurance is a type of public liability insurance which...
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31st Jul
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What is Employers’ Liability Insurance?Employers’ Liability (EL) insurance is a form of compulsory liability insurance required by the Employers’...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Laithwaite of Lamb Chambers 31st Jul
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If an escaped 'dangerous dog' causes damage and the dog was insured to provide third party cover for this situation, can the insurance company become...
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31st Jul
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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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30th 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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30th Jul
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Public liability insurance—essentialsPublic liability insurancePublic liability insurance is a form of liability insurance that indemnifies a...
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20th Jul
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Liability insurance—notification of claims and circumstances and defence of claimsThis Practice Note provides guidance on notification provisions in...
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Produced in partnership with Julia Dias QC of 7KBW 5th Jun

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