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UK High Court hands down judgments in two News of the World indemnity cases
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2011

On 21 December 2011, the High Court handed down judgments in two separate, high profile and potentially important cases relating to indemnities agreed by News Group Newspapers with individuals formerly associated with its now closed newspaper, the News of the World

Court ruling paves way for insurance claims
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The decision handed down by the Supreme Court today marks the end of a long-running case concerning the wording of insurance policies in relation to mesothelioma and is a victory for employers, employees and common sense

EL policy trigger litigation - back where we started
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Supreme Court judgment in the EL policy triggers test litigation was handed down today

UK FCA Provides Guidance to Compliance Officers to Help Avoid Breaching Principles
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2015

Legal Update The Financial Conduct Authority's ("FCA") Final Notice setting out its decision to ban Peter Johnson, a former compliance officer of

Costs round up
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2012

In Patterson v MOD, the court had to decide whether the non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) sustained by the claimant is a disease contracted within the meaning of Section V of the CPR 45

Employers’ liability trigger litigation
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2012

The Supreme Court overturned the decision of the Court of Appeal concerning the meaning of “sustained” in employers’ liability (EL) insurance policies

Scottish government 1 - insurers 0; next up: the second leg
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

Lord Emslie in the Court of Session has rejected a challenge from insurance companies to the Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions)(Scotland) Act 2009 ("the 2009 Act"

Report proves that ‘compensation culture’ is a myth as fears increase about workplace safety
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

The increasing 'compensation culture' shouted about by insurers and criticised by the Government is a myth, according to a report which shows that

FSA consultation: tracing employers’ liability insurers
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2012

Claims for work related illness are on the increase

Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill 1st Reading in House of Commons
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2010

We reported here on the Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill which is now progressing through the UK parliamentary process, having received its First Reading in the House of Commons on 6 January 2010