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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

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

Insurance and reinsurance: construing inconsistent arbitration and jurisdiction clauses

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2013

In the recent decision of British American Insurance (Kenya) Ltd v Matelec Sal and Thika Power Ltd the English court has ruled English law and London

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

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

MoU between FCA and FOS: will complaints handling become more risky?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 29 2012

The FOS published a draft MoU with the future FCA that has blurred an already hazy line between the ombudsman and regulator

Stay of proceedings pending outcome of arbitration

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2008

In Equitas Ltd v Allstate Insurance Co - Lawtel 9.9.08 the applicant, which was the Defendant in proceedings brought by the respondent, sought a stay of those proceedings pending the determination of arbitration in Texas between itself and an American reinsurance company which was in receivership

Arbitration clause covers disputes about future claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 14 2009

In Secretary of State for Transport v Stagecoach South Western Trains Ltd 2009 EWHC 2431, the High Court decided that a dispute over the method of calculation of future payments under a franchise agreement came within the relevant arbitration clause

REMEDI issues form Mediation Clause and Mediation Agreement for reinsurance disputes

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2012

REMEDI, the ReInsurance Mediation Institute, has released its forms for a Mediation Clause and a Mediation Agreement for reinsurance disputes