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Latest News in Insurance UK

  • February 23, 2018

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

    The last week has seen hundreds of new claimants bring competition suits against Visa and MasterCard, Italian bank Dexia lodge a claim against a Sicilian city still staring down a pre-crisis-era derivatives contract, and the liquidator for an FCA-targeted carbon credit investment scheme file a negligence claim against Nabas International Lawyers LLP.

  • February 23, 2018

    EX-BHS Owner Told To Pay £87K For Pensions Probe Failures

    The former owner of British Home Stores was ordered by a court to pay £87,170 ($121,800) on Friday for failing to turn over information to a U.K. watchdog as it investigated a multimillion-pound deficit at the now-defunct retailer.

  • February 23, 2018

    Cyber Incident Transparency Can Assist Cyber Insurance

    In a recent report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development considered whether cyber insurance can operate as a driving force in improving cyber risk management generally. Making detailed information on cyber incidents available would help cyber insurance function as a critical risk resilience tool, say Neil Warlow and Sarah Stephens of JLT Specialty Limited.

  • February 23, 2018

    Standard Life Dodges Solvency II With Insurance Biz Sale

    Standard Life Aberdeen prepared to wave goodbye to the insurance world on Friday as the firm announced it is selling its savings business for £3.2 billion ($4.5 billion) to concentrate on asset management and avoid onerous capital rules imposed on insurers.

  • February 23, 2018

    PRA To Review Insurers' Cyberrisk Plans Amid Payout Fears

    The U.K. Prudential Regulation Authority is to examine whether insurers are securing themselves against risk in cyber underwriting, a senior PRA official told Law360 on Friday, amid concerns that companies may have to make huge payouts after a catastrophic attack.

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  • 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
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  • Cases in Bermuda or other Commonwealth jurisdiction courts that affect U.K. companies
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  • 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
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