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Latest News in Insurance UK

  • May 26, 2017

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    Late May has seen a commodity exchange transaction suit by Deutsche Bank against a Hong Kong food company, a petition by HM Revenue and Customs to wind up Duet Asset Management Ltd., and a Greek shipper's lawsuit against more than a dozen insurers. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the High Court of England and Wales.

  • May 26, 2017

    Court Of Appeal Nixes Builders' Asbestos Negligence Claim

    The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that a contract between units of major international engineering firm Arup Group and a consortium of building firms protects Arup from liability after large amounts of asbestos were discovered at a development site in Wales.

  • May 26, 2017

    Basel Plan Will Hike Bancassurers' Systemic Value, Fitch Says

    Banks with sizable insurance subsidiaries, or bancassurers, will be slapped with higher scores for their systemic importance if a new method for assessing firms outlined by an umbrella group of central bankers and regulators is adopted, Fitch Ratings said Friday.

  • May 26, 2017

    Risk Modeller Sees Terror Cover Shifting To Meet Threat

    Insurance companies offering terrorism cover are constantly adapting to meet new threats and adjust policies to meet new kinds of liabilities, a leading catastrophe modelling company executive said Friday.

  • May 26, 2017

    Insurers Brace For Sharp Rise In Accounting Workload, Costs

    Insurance firms should expect major challenges and higher costs when implementing a new global accounting standard for the sector because of the massive scale of the project, which experts say will drastically change how and what insurers must report beginning in 2021.

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  • LITIGATION
  • Litigation involving insurance companies or executives
  • Disputes over commercial, directors and officers, management, and professional liability insurance policies
  • Lawsuits over coverage for business interruption losses, natural disasters, and environmental contamination claims
  • Appellate rulings on insurance coverage disputes
  • Mass actions over deceptive and unfair trade practices, modal premium rates, and vanishing premiums
  • Financial List cases involving insurance products
  • Cases in Bermuda or other Commonwealth jurisdiction courts that affect U.K. companies
  • Reinsurance arbitration
  • AGENCIES
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  • European Commission
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  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • U.K. and EU insurance regulation, policy proposals and studies
  • U.K. and EU Parliament hearings involving the insurance industry
  • Insurance legislation and amendments in the U.K. Parliament and EU Parliament
  • Insurance Act
  • Solvency II and the Insurance Distribution Directive
  • Treaty of Lisbon
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