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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Road traffic accidents caused by obstacles in the roadThere are a number of commonly encountered obstacles on the highway:•animals•poorly-maintained...
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28th Jul
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Road accidents in the UK caused by foreign drivers—the Green Card systemNOTE: The UK's departure from the EU and the end of the Brexit transition or...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 27th Jul
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Autonomous vehicles and insuranceThis Practice Note considers the impact of Part 1 of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (AEVA 2018) on the...
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Produced in partnership with Hogan Lovells 25th Jul
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Autonomous vehicles—timelineThis timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the development in the UK and Europe of autonomous and...
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25th Jul
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Autonomous vehicles—key legal issuesThis Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and...
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Produced in partnership with Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 25th Jul
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Autonomous and connected vehicles—data protection and privacy issuesThis Practice Note considers the following data protection, privacy and security...
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Produced in partnership with Shoosmiths 25th Jul
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Fixed costs in road traffic accident claimsSTOP PRESS: A new RTA small claims protocol for whiplash claims comes into effect for accidents occurring...
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19th Jul
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Driver liabilityMost road traffic cases turn on their particular facts.There are few hard and fast rules, and disapproval of the excessive citation of...
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12th Jul
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Defences in road traffic accidentsUnavoidable accidentA defendant may be able to avoid liability if they can prove that they could not have avoided...
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9th Jul
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Contributory negligence in road traffic accidentsIn some instances someone may suffer damage that results partly from their own fault and partly from...
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9th Jul
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Untraced drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 March 2017NOTE: For accidents after 1 March 2017 the Motor Insurers'...
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22nd Jun
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Fraud in personal injury claims—remedies and consequencesDuties and responsibilities of parties and legal advisersPleadings—CPRBy CPR 16.5(2), where a...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 22nd Jun
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Road traffic claims—other heads of lossHeads of loss associated with a road traffic accident claimWhen considering potential losses in a claim arising...
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22nd Jun
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Road traffic accidents in the EU—jurisdiction and applicable lawNOTE: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 21st Jun
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Road traffic accidents in the EU—general principlesNOTE: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering road traffic...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 18th Jun
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Motor insuranceIn this Practice Note, the Road Traffic Act 1988 is referred to as RTA 1988.Types of insurer and MIB liabilityIn the majority of claims...
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16th Jun
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Uninsured drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 August 2015NOTE: This Practice Note deals with the MIB Uninsured...
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16th Jun
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Road Traffic Accidents—Insurance and European Communities (Rights Against Insurers) Regulations 2002Road Traffic Act 1988—general provisionsThe...
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15th Jun
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What is motor vehicle or road traffic accident insurance?In the UK, motor insurance is a mandatory insurance policy for any vehicle owner or driver...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Laithwaite of Lamb Chambers 6th Jun
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Part VI Road Traffic Act (RTA) 1988 and Motor Insurance Bureau agreementsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with David Green of 12 King's Bench Walk 5th Jun

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