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Before-the-event insurance
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2007

The steps set out in Myatt v National Coal Board to ensure compliance with the Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 concerning the existence of legal expenses insurance do not have to be followed in all cases


EU says Equitable Life policyholders should be compensated
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

The European Parliament last month supported a report, written by Liberal Democrat Diana Wallis, which urges the British Government to assist policyholders who suffered severe losses when Equitable Life got into financial difficulties in 2000


Asbestos compensation case begins
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

The High Court will decide whether insurers are liable for damages from sufferers’ first exposure to asbestos, or from when they become ill


The future for annual bonuses
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2009

The credit crisis has led to strong criticism of remuneration practices in the financial services sector


FSA publishes draft remuneration code
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2009

In advance of a formal consultation on a code of practice on remuneration policies, FSA has published a draft code


EL Trigger litigation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2008

Six test cases - collectively referred to as the “Employers Liability Trigger Litigation” - have been selected to determine which event will ‘trigger' liability in different mesothelioma claims


Judgment disarms 'trigger-happy' insurers
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2008

The High Court judgment in the EL policy triggers test litigation which was handed down today validates the longstanding market practice that policy cover for mesothelioma claims is triggered by the date of inhalation of asbestos and not by the date of injury many years later


Employers to make liability insurance certificates available electronically
  • Cobbetts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2008

On 1 October 2008 the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 2008 came into force


EL policies triggered by exposure to asbestos and not development of disease
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2008

At London's Royal Courts of Justice today Mr Justice Burton handed down a hugely important decision regarding the trigger for employers' liability policies in the context of long tail asbestos diseases


Asbestos trigger judgment expected as public warned of the "hidden killer"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2008

On Friday 21 November the High Court is expected to publish its keenly awaited decision in the asbestos employers' liability "trigger" test cases, which will decide which employers' liability policies should respond to asbestos claims