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Beyond Brexit: Visions of a post-2020 world
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

Uncertainty is said to be the enemy of business, and the Brexit referendum has created plenty of doubt about what the future may hold. As the UK and


Shipping Sector Update: Sulamerica CIA Nacional de Seguros SA and others v Enesa Engenharia SA and others 2012 EWCA Civ 638
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2013

The dispute arose in connection with two construction all risk insurance policies between the appellant Enesa (“Insured”) and the respondent


The Front Comor: an end to anti-suit injunctions?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Italy
  • 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


Calendar Of Key Issues - An Interactive Guide To The Legal Milestones Ahead - October 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 12 2016

This guide identifies the key developments, trends and issues we expect to be on the legal agenda over the coming years. It is easy to navigate with


WTC and aggregation: the meaning of "arising from one event"
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

In MIC Simmonds (Lloyd's Syndicate 994) v AJ Gammell (Lloyd's Syndicate 102) 2016 EWHC 2515 (Comm), Mr Justice Cooke considered an appeal against


Is a service of suit clause sufficient to trump an arbitration clause?
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2008

Reinsurance treaties often contain so-called “service of suit” clauses


UK: WTC aggregation: PONY losses - Simmonds v Gammell
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 4 2016

This is another reinsurance aggregation case arising out of the 911 attacks on the World Trade Centre. It is an appeal from arbitration as to whether


Landmark decision by High Court permits recovery of third party funding costs in ICC arbitration
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

In a decision that may come as a surprise to many, the High Court has upheld an arbitrator's decision to allow recovery of a third party funder's


Commercial Court dismisses appeal by reinsurers disputing that certain losses arising from the World Trade Centre attack in 2001 arose from one event
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

In Simmonds v Gammell 2016 EWHC 2515 (Comm) the respondent insurer had participated in various layers of an excess liability insurance programme


Interaction between service of suit and arbitration clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2008

The recent judgment of the Commercial Court in Ace Capital Ltd v CMS Energy Corporation 2008 EWHC 1843 (Comm) considered the inter-relationship between a USA service of suit clause and an English arbitration clause in the context of a policy of insurance