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Insurer bound to pay under a follow clause

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2014

Can a follow clause in an insurance policy require an insurer to pay even when a settlement entered into by other insurers in respect of the same

"The Alexandros T": a jurisdictional battle on the high seas

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2014

A recent decision of the English Supreme Court, the "Alexandros T" 2013 UKSC 70, saw the Court grapple with the issues of a complex jurisdictional

Perils of the seas needn’t be too perilous

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 20 2013

When the cargo vessel "Irene EM" grounded on 30 October 2009 in the Gulf of Khambhat, underwriters declined cover as the loss was not caused by a

Supreme Court refuses a stay of proceedings, allowing insurers to pursue damages for breach of settlement and jurisdiction agreements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 11 2013

The Alexandros T 2013 UKSC 70 concerned the application of Articles 27 and 28 of EC Regulation 442001 (the Brussels Regulation). Where proceedings

English High Court holds vessel a constructive total loss

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2013

In a lengthy judgment, Mr Justice Andrew Smith found that damage resulting from the grounding of the vessel "Irene EM" was caused by an insured peril

Court rejects insurance claim of ship owners because of "fraudulent device" used in making claim

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2013

The decision of Mr Justice Popplewell in the Commercial Court in England in Versloot Dredging BV & Anor v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG &

France and Spain lose state immunity in MT “PRESTIGE” case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2013

In The London Steam-Ship Owners' Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v (1) The Kingdom of Spain (2) The French State 2013 EWHC 3188, London Steam-Ship

Supreme Court decision in the case of the Alexandros T

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Greece, United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2013

The vessel Alexandros T sank in 2006. The vessel's insurers denied liability on the basis of unseaworthiness to which the Shipowners were alleged to

Supreme Court decision on jurisdiction in the case of The Alexandros T

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Greece, United Kingdom
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  • November 1 2013

The vessel Alexandros T sank in 2006. In High Court proceedings the vessel's insurers denied liability on the basis of unseaworthiness. The Insured

London: breach of warranty allowed reinsurers to avoid reinsurance contract

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2013

In the case of Amlin Corporate Member Limited & Ors v Oriental Assurance Corporation 2013 EWHC 2380 (Comm), (we have previously reported on related