Latest by Leigh Williams

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Business interruption update

Published on 27 July 2020. By Toby Savage, Partner and Victoria Sherratt, Partner and Catherine Percy, Partner and Leigh Williams, Partner

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In the wake of the government lockdowns across the globe and as restrictions begin to be eased in some countries, RPC has accessed a number of pre-eminent insurance practices in the major claims centres to swap notes on some of the key legislative developments to date in their respective jurisdictions and any recent cases of interest.

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Insureds likely face uphill battle in seeking coverage for coronavirus losses in both US & UK

Published on 20 March 2020. By Victoria Sherratt, Partner and Naomi Vary, Partner and Leigh Williams, Partner and Simon Laird, Global Head of Insurance

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As the coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread, organizations around the globe are facing mounting business disruptions and economic losses. Some of these entities may seek coverage for these losses under a variety of insurance policies. Coverage under any form will depend, of course, on the facts of the claim, policy wordings, and the applicable law. Here, we highlight some policy wordings insurers should keep in mind when evaluating coronavirus-related claims under various coverage forms.

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The march of the machines?

Published on 10 February 2020. By Leigh Williams, Partner and William Jones, Senior Associate

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You may have seen the piece by the BBC a couple of weeks ago about Artificial Intelligence entering into a “winter”, following its “summer” of the last decade). In short, there appears to be a growing consensus that AI has been over-hyped particularly by those selling it.

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