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What constitutes a performance bond?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

Mertiz (the "Guarantor"), an insurance company, had issued advance payment guarantees to Jan de Nul (the "Buyer") guaranteeing the repayment of payments made by the Buyer under 3 shipbuilding contracts with a Korean shipbuilding company (the "Builder"


Travel & insurance
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2013

As you book your holiday, one of the things that the travel agentwebsite inevitably asks is whether you have holiday insurance and a lot of us will


Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

The Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011 received Royal Assent on 12 July 2011 and includes provisions on the reporting, locating, marking and removal of wrecks and provisions regulating liability for costs involved in dealing with wrecks


Bite at the cherry
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2013

The decision in Smith v Sabre Insurance dated 9 April 2013 has settled an issue which has plagued insurers for years, namely whether or not it is


Asbestos victims supported by Supreme Court
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2011

The Supreme Court (previously the House of Lords) has issued its decision in the judicial review brought by AXA and various other insurance companies


Fraudulent whiplash claims: a pain in the neck
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2011

There has been much discussion in the media recently about personal injury claims arising out of car accidents, especially fraudulent whiplash claims and the phenomena of “Crash for Cash” scams


Lloyds of London v Syria: Insurer recovers monies paid out under US Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
  • Morton Fraser
  • USA
  • November 30 2011

This US case arises from the fallout of the hijacking in 1985 of an Air Egypt flight from Athens to Cairo


Mesothelioma, insurers and another trip to the Supreme Court?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2013

Only a few months after the Supreme Court again wrestled with the causation problems posed by mesothelioma in the "EL Trigger" litigation and


The perils of consumer credit reform
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2012

The Government’s plans for the reform of the Consumer Credit Act (“CCA”) are probably now far enough advanced that it is worth raising awareness of the problems lying ahead for finance companies providing credit to consumers “consumers” in the wide sense used in the CCA, which includes sole traders and partnerships with three partners or fewer


Court ruling paves way for insurance claims
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The decision handed down by the Supreme Court today marks the end of a long-running case concerning the wording of insurance policies in relation to mesothelioma and is a victory for employers, employees and common sense