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U.K. court denies reinsurer’s suit to avoid reinsurance agreements
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

The Commercial Court (a subdivision of the Queen's Bench Division of the U.K.'s High Court of Justice), recently held that an underwriter could not


Salt v Stratstone Specialist
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

Section 2(2) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967 provides that, where a person has been induced to enter into a contract because of a


Insurance: Spanish domiciled company joined to proceedings in England
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Spain, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

The Court of Appeal has held that a Spanish hotel company could be joined to proceedings in England brought by a claimant against the hotel's Spanish


CFA rules OK
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

The case in question, Coventry and others v Lawrence and another (No 2) concerned a nuisance by noise claim brought by two homeowners against the


Supreme Court rules recoverable success fees ATE premiums do not breach Article 6 rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

In a judgment handed down this morning, 22 July, the Supreme Court held (by a majority of five to two) that a claimant’s right to recover a


Court considers meaning of as soon as possible and likely to give rise to a claim in notification provision of a liability policy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

The Commercial Court has recently construed wording commonly seen in notification provisions in liability policies. In Maccaferri Limited v Zurich


“DC MERWESTONE” fraudulent device rule receives firm support from the court of appeal
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

It is well known that English law takes a very strict approach towards fraudulent claims. An insured who makes a fraudulent claim will not recover


Man over board: was it suicide?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

What does an employer or insurer have to do, in cases of suspected suicide, to determine if death in service benefits are payable? Establishing the


Insuring clauses under the NEC: understanding where the risk lies
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

Joint names insurance is common place in the construction industry. Construction All Risks policies typically provide cover for the employer


Sherlock Holmes' theory of causation not always correct
  • Chapman Tripp
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

Sherlock Holmes, 221B Baker St, London, famously relied on logic to solve his cases, beginning with the principle that once you have eliminated the