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To be or not to be a "consumer": a question for the court, not FOS - R (on the application of Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd) v. Financial Ombudsman Service 2014 EWHC 3413 (Admin)

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2014

The court has recently considered an application for judicial review of a decision made by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to entertain a

Starlight Shipping Company v Allianz Marine and Aviation Versicherungs AG & others 2014 EWHC 3068 (Comm)

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

Starlight Shipping Company ("Starlight") owned the vessel Alexandros T which sank on 3 May 2006 and was a total loss. The vessel was insured

A victory for utmost good faith against fraudulent claims

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2014

The Court of Appeal judgment in Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling 2014 EWCA Civ 1349 that has recently been handed down is good news for insurers, as

UK: Commercial Court awards declaratory relief and specific performance order to insurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2014

Following the Supreme Court's determination as to jurisdiction (see our article) and the Court of Appeal's ruling on the substantive issues, the case

Shooting Admiral Byng

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 24 2014

Admiral Byng was held responsible for the loss of Minorca in 1756. He was relieved of his command, court martialled and shot by a firing squad

Good news for insurers in the fight against first party fraud

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2014

Last week, the Court of Appeal authoritatively confirmed that an insured who seeks to employ a fraudulent device against its own insurers will

D&O complaint not subject to FOS jurisdiction

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

The judgment in R (on the application of Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd) v Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd was handed down yesterday and, in a ruling

The “TOWIE effect” the only way is evidence

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

A failed business interruption policy and a "well jell" business owner with no cash for a "vajazzle". In true soap opera (or "scripted reality"

Arguing until Blue(fin) in the face

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

The Financial Ombudsman Service has suffered a major defeat in the Administrative Court which will come as a relief to D&O insurers and brokers. D&O

Delaney v Secretary of State for Transport

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

There has been much discussion about the legal implications of the recent case of Delaney v Secretary of State for Transport. This case involved Mr