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Insurance and Reinsurance

Publication

General liability newsletter April 2018

Published on 30 April 2018. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate and Nick McMahon, Head of Health and Safety

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Employees owe a duty to their employers to carry out their work with reasonable care so as to avoid accident and injury. Employers are vicariously liable for the negligence of their employees but are entitled to claim a contribution or indemnity from their negligent employee in appropriate circumstances.

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Publication

Asia Insurance Bulletin 2018

23 April 2018

Our Asia Insurance Bulletin is now available. The bulletin contains a number of articles written by our lawyers discussing a variety of issues relevant to the Asia region.

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Video

Is GDPR a barrier to InsurTech growth?

28 February 2018

Partner Mark Crichard speaks to Instech Club2020 in the run-up to Instech AI 2018.

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Video

Is the insurance market making sufficient progress in innovating?

28 February 2018

Simon Laird speaks to Instech Club 2020 in the run-up to Instech AI 2018

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Publication

Government announces new office for product safety and standards

01 February 2018

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On 21 January 2018, the Government announced the creation of the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), a new national oversight body tasked with “identifying consumer risks and managing responses to large-scale product recalls and repairs”.

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Publication

Tax avoidance schemes and the duty to warn

Published on 09 January 2018. By Rachael Healey, Legal Director

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In a useful judgment summarising when a duty to warn arises, the Court of Appeal overturned the High Court’s decision and raised doubts over the applicable test when considering whether or not financial advisers have been negligent in advising on the risks associated with investments.

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Publication

Subrogated recoveries

Published on 14 December 2017. By Mark Errington, Partner

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An accessible reference point to assist insurers in their immediate considerations relating to subrogated recoveries in 15 jurisdictions across Asia and in England and Wales

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Blog

Key legal pitfalls of starting up: Protect your confidential information

Published on 11 December 2017. By Charles Buckworth, Senior Associate

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Good commercial practice and robust contractual agreements are essential to safeguard confidential information.

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Blog

Key legal pitfalls of starting up: Agreeing the deal with your co-founders

Published on 05 December 2017. By Charles Buckworth, Senior Associate

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RPC advice on agreeing the deal with your start-up co-founders, including a list of key considerations, which can prevent expensive disagreements in the future.

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Blog

Key legal pitfalls of starting up

Published on 27 November 2017. By Charles Buckworth, Senior Associate

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Introduction to the RPC blog series 'key legal pitfalls of starting up' – a guide for Insurtech start-ups. Contains top-tips on legal issues.

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