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When does an arbitration clause become binding? A reminder from the English High Court in Markel Bermuda Limited v Caesars Entertainment Inc

Published on 02 November 2021. By Paul Baker, Legal Counsel and Sarah Herniman, Associate

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Parties can agree and become bound by an arbitration clause in advance of the finalisation of the remainder of a contract; a recent case in the English High Court concerning an insurance policy has served as a salient reminder. The judgement also includes a thorough walk through of the law as to when an insurance policy comes into existence (Hint: it is not necessarily when the final policy wording is provided to the Insured and/or its broker).

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Build Back Greener? Environmental policies post COVID-19

Published on 27 November 2020. By Sarah Herniman, Associate

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Since the outbreak of the coronavirus and the difficult year that has ensued, many have pointed to the environment as a potential silver lining.

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