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The High Court Upholds Avoidance of Life Assurance Policy
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 17 2017

In the recent decision of Richardson v Financial Services Ombudsman & Anor the High Court upheld a finding of the Financial Services Ombudsman (the


Directive (EU) 201697 on Insurance Distribution (Recast)
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 16 2017

The Insurance Distribution Directive (“IDD”) recasts the Insurance Mediation Directive (“IMD I”). IDD must be transposed into Irish law by 23 February


UK Law Change to have Major Impact on Irish Insurance Industry
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The insurance market in Ireland is facing a significant impact when in August of this year the UK implements the Insurance Act 2015. The Act marks


Russell v HSE - Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision regarding the real rate of return
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

On 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated judgment in Russell v HSE, a case which considered the “real rate of return”


Court of Appeal permits use of interrogatories in insurance coverage dispute
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

On 9 November 2015 Mr Justice Kelly delivered the judgment of the Court of Appeal in McCabe v Irish Life Assurance Plc, overturning a previous


High Court confirms solicitors PI Regulations do not create third party rights
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

A number of recent High Court decisions have confirmed that third party rights against insurers in Ireland are restricted. The recent High Court


Central Bank Policy Notice on the Fitness and Probity Regime for (re)insurance undertakings under Solvency II
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

In advance of Solvency II implementation, the Central Bank’s Fitness and Probity Regime was reviewed to determine its compatibility with the Solvency


New Corporate Governance Requirements for (Re)insurance Undertakings 2015 and Captive (Re)insurance Undertakings 2015
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

The Central Bank has recently published the Corporate Governance Requirements for Insurance Undertakings 2015 and the Corporate Governance


Solvency II Directive transposed into Irish Law
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

The European Union (Insurance and Reinsurance) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No.4852015) (the “Regulations”) were signed by the Minister for Finance on 4


Central Bank update - 23 October 2015
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 23 2015

There have been a number of recent developments relating to the regulation of insurance undertakings by the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central