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General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Shipping Sector Update: Sulamerica CIA Nacional de Seguros SA and others v Enesa Engenharia SA and others 2012 EWCA Civ 638

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2013

The dispute arose in connection with two construction all risk insurance policies between the appellant Enesa (“Insured”) and the respondent

Court upholds Arbitrators' decision that 911 World Trade Center attacks are two events

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2013

In Aioi Nissan Dowa Insurance Company Limited v Heraldglen Limited and Another 2013 EWHC 154 (Comm), the Commercial Court upheld the decision of an

Katrina and beyond the Commercial Court gets tough on damages

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2010

The Commercial Court demonstrated again last week its reluctance to overturn arbitration awards where the appellant is unable to demonstrate any error in law

The new CEFAREA rules

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • June 9 2014

The French Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Centre (Centre Français d’Arbitrage de Réassurance et d’Assurance, CEFAREA) has recently adopted a

The Front Comor: an end to anti-suit injunctions?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2008

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) has now delivered her opinion on a question referred to the ECJ by the House of Lords earlier this year in the case of the “Front Comor” concerning the use of anti-suit injunctions by the English Courts

Law governing arbitration has closest connection to law of the seat

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Brazil, United Kingdom
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  • October 25 2012

The Court of Appeal has upheld the first instance decision in Sulamerica Cia Nacional de Seguros SA v Enesa Engenharia SA

Where an insurance policy provides for arbitration within a certain time limit, does the expiry of this time limit terminate the right to bring a claim under the policy?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2010

In (1) William McIlroy Swindon Ltd (2) Rannoch Investments Ltd v Quinn Insurance Ltd 2010 EWHC 2488 (TCC), the Court considered preliminary issues in two claims brought against an insurer under the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Reinsurance update - October 2014

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 9 2014

This edition provides an update of recent developments of interest to the global reinsurance industry. On the US side, the US Case Note highlights a