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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

Supreme Court child abuse ruling has important implications for insurance industry
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2013

The Supreme Court has for the first time confirmed the existence of dual vicarious liability in the landmark ruling of The Catholic Child Welfare

The year to review your whistleblowing policy
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2014

This year, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has placed an increased emphasis on whistleblowing activity, both in relation to whistleblowing

A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and

Mesothelioma reinsurance recoveries
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

The case concerns whether the full amount of a mesothelioma claim can be recovered under Employers’ Liability insurance for any single year, even if

UK: Mesothelioma Bill becomes law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2014

Following agreement by both Houses of Parliament, the Mesothelioma Bill received Royal Assent on 30 January 2014, becoming the Mesothelioma Act 2014

Top 5 takeaways from the UK’s new whistleblower rules for financial services and insurance companies
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2015

On 6 October 2015 the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) introduced new rules on whistleblowing

FCA and PRA publish new whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2015

As part of its series of policy changes focused on strengthening individual accountability within the banking and insurance sectors, the FCA and PRA

Zurich v International Energy revisited insurer’s liability for Mesothelioma losses
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Guernsey, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that because the Compensation Act 2006 does not apply in Guernsey (where the victim was employed), Zurich

Whistleblowing: implications of the FCA’s new regime
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2015

Following recommendations in 2013 by the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") and Prudential