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Supreme Court rules that a "collateral lie" is immaterial to the insurance claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

In Versloot Dredging BV and another v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and Others 2016 UKSC 45, the Supreme Court held that policyholders who


Versloot Dredging BV and anr v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and ors 2016 UKSC 45
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

The Supreme Court has ruled that a lie made by an insured while making a claim under an insurance contract will not have the effect of repudiating


Collateral Lies in Insurance Claims - A New Dawn
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

The long awaited Supreme Court decision in Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG has been delivered, which clarifies the law


The “RENOS” - High Court clarifies approach to CTL calculations
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

A recent decision of the High Court has provided clarification on a question which had remained unanswered for many years - when assessing a


Versloot - Implications for fraud
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

It is a well-established principle in English common law, and it often forms the expressed terms in an Insurance Contract, that fraudulent or


Supreme Court rules that Insureds are permitted to embellish their narratives in support of claims
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

In the case of Versloot Dredging BV and another (Appellants) v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others (Respondents) UKSC 20140252 (The


Storytelling: are Insureds permitted to embellish their narratives in support of claims?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

Yes - to an extent. In the case of Versloot Dredging BV and another (Appellants) v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others (Respondents


Supreme Court rules that “collateral lies” are no bar to a claim on an insurance policy
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

In Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG 2016 UKSC 45, the Supreme Court held that a claim which is supported by a fraudulent


Mitsui v Beteiligungsgesellschaft: Whether certain expenses were allowable as general average, after ransom demand was paid - of possible interest to marine insurers
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2016

A vessel laden with cargo was seized by pirates and, following a negotiation of almost two months, a ransom was paid of USD 1.85m (the original


Connect Shipping v The Swedish Club: Whether notice of abandonment was given in time and whether certain costs were recoverable - of possible interest to marine insurers
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2016

Following a fire on board a vessel on 23rd August 2012, the owners contended that they were entitled to be indemnified on a constructive total loss