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Insurance and Reinsurance

Publication

Do receivers owe duties to bankrupt mortgagors?

27 January 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether an LPA Receiver owes a duty of care to a bankrupt mortgagor in connection with the way the Receiver deals with the mortgaged property. In a decision which will be welcomed by Receivers and their insurers, the court decided that a Receiver owes no such duties.

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UK flooding: the aftermath

26 January 2016

As the flood waters subside and residents, businesses, insurers and public bodies survey the damage and pick up the pieces, thoughts will turn to what, if anything, could have been done differently to have prevented or minimised the damage caused.

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Love thy neighbour but don't give them any advice!

22 January 2016

The first TCC judgment of the year, Burgess & Burgess vs Lejonvarn [2016] EWHC 40 (TCC), is of particular interest to both architects and their insurers, as it discusses and distinguishes between a contractual relationship and one that gives rise to an assumption of responsibility in tort.

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Annual Insurance Review 2015

08 January 2016

There are no prizes for guessing the likely main insurance law event of 2016. The Insurance Act 2015 will come into force on 12 August 2016.

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Cyber fraud - a new hope?

23 November 2015

We have previously warned of the threat posed by fraudsters who are targeting solicitors’ client accounts to misappropriate funds (read our blog last February here).

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New sentencing guideline for health and safety offences

13 November 2015

In November 2014, the Sentencing Council began consulting on a draft guideline for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter, and breach of food safety and hygiene regulations.

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Is time up for claims against valuers?

29 September 2015

Assessing the point at which a cause of action accrues in a claim against a valuer is a difficult task, not least because of the lack of judicial guidance on the issue.

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General liability update

28 September 2015

Defending a claim for breach of Occupiers’ duty – A bridge too far?

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Insurance Act 2015

23 September 2015

Amendment to include Law Commission’s proposals on damages for late payment of claims

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VW emissions rigging scandal- Insurance exposure

23 September 2015

Insurance exposures

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