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Insurance and Reinsurance

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Court of Appeal distinguishes Target

04 August 2017

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In a recent decision the Court of Appeal1 distinguished Target and AIB on the applicable remedy arising out of a breach of trust in a commercial transaction.

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“Last man standing”

Published on 14 July 2017. By Alan Stone, Partner

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What duties does a monitoring surveyor owe to a lending bank?

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FCA consultation on pension transfers – what does it mean for advisers?

Published on 22 June 2017. By Robert Morris, Partner

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The FCA threatened it and now we have it – on 21 June the FCA published its consultation paper on DB transfers and safeguarded benefit conversions.

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Election result may be a boost for insurers of highly regulated products

Published on 13 June 2017. By Peter Rudd-Clarke, Legal Director

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The political uncertainty following last week’s general election could in fact be good news for insurers of heavily regulated products, such as medical devices.

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First advice/information decision after BPE

Published on 13 June 2017. By Nick Bird, Partner

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On 19 May 2017 His Honour Judge Moulder handed down his judgment in the case of the Halsall and others v Champion Consulting Ltd and others [2017] EWHC 1079 (QB).

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Health and safety law update, June 2017

Published on 09 June 2017. By Nick McMahon, Head of Health and Safety

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This issue includes details on The Sentencing Council publishing a new guideline for entering an early guilty plea, in addition to the most recent fines and sentences imposed on companies around the UK.

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Exemption clauses have teeth ‒ negotiate contracts carefully

Published on 02 June 2017. By Ben Goodier, Partner and Claire McNicholl, Senior Associate

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The Court of Appeal has recently provided guidance on the application of the contra preferentum rule.

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Court of Appeal overturns decision on confidentiality in Huntington’s case

Published on 17 May 2017. By Sian Morgan, Senior Associate

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The Court of Appeal ruled that clinicians treating a man with Huntington’s Disease (HD) may have owed a duty of care to disclose his condition to his daughter and that the case should be remitted for trial.

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Product liability update

Published on 10 April 2017. By Gavin Reese, Partner

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In this Update we take a look at some of the recent stories making the news, from driverless cars to advertising for high fat, salt or sugar food or drink products.

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Supreme Court decides on assignment and variation of CFAs

Published on 07 April 2017. By Nick Bird, Partner

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In Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Limited the Supreme Court determined that a CFA had been validly assigned to a new firm and that variations to it after 1 April 2013 were not new agreements.

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