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2014 what is on the horizon for the insurance industry?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 3 2014

The Law Commissions will publish a draft Bill to amend aspects of insurance contract law which will impact commercial insureds. The Bill is likely to

The warranties in your marine insurance policy may no longer matter

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • May 10 2012

Marine insurers often ask their insureds to warrant certain things are true before issuing a policy

Blanket notification claims: implications of McManus and Others v European Risk Insurance Co 2013 EWHC 18

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2013

The English High Court (the Court) recently held that blanket notification of circumstances which might give rise to a claim was sufficient

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and

UK Supreme Court rules in favour of New Cap liquidators

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • November 1 2012

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has, in a judgment handed down on 24 October 2012, ruled that the liquidators of New Cap are entitled to enforce in England against a Lloyd’s Syndicate a judgment of the New South Wales Supreme Court ordering the Syndicate to repay US$5,980,600, plus interest, which the Syndicate had received from New Cap in January 1999

Too much information - information exchange between competitors

  • Bell Gully
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  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • March 12 2012

There are many situations in which competing firms might exchange information

English reinsurance assets to be remitted to Australian liquidators, but for what reason?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2009

In a July 12, 2007 post, we reported on issues relating to HIH Casualty and General Insurance Limited (“HIH”

Uk House of Lords’ ruling assists foreign liquidators

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • April 10 2008

In a closely-watched case stemming from the demise of the Australian HIH insurance group, the UK House of Lords has ruled in McGrath & Anor & Others v Riddell and Others 2008 UKHL 21 that the English assets of four companies in that group, which are in liquidation in Australia and in ancillary insolvency proceedings in England, must be remitted to Australia for distribution under Australian insolvency law

General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments