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UK: Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch (Appellant) v International Energy Group Limited (Respondent)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

The Supreme Court yesterday overturned the Court of Appeal's judgment in Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch v International Energy Group Limited 2015


Professional and financial risks update - summer 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The Act will come into effect on 12 August 2016. Given the lead time for the placement process many months on larger accounts both insurers and


When does an insurance intermediary need to disclose commissions? Judgment from UK Supreme Court may provide some guidance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

In the UK Supreme Court's judgment of Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited UKSC 61, it was held that the failure to disclose a commission of 71


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


Privy Council affirms ambit of consultation and legitimate expectations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

In Rainbow Insurance Co Ltd v Financial Services Commission 2015 UKPC 15 the Privy Council has affirmed the ambit of legitimate expectations and


Insured entitled to indemnity under insurance policy as and when settlement monies were drawn down from escrow account
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2015

The court was asked to decide a preliminary issue as to whether liability to pay settlement monies arose when monies were paid into an escrow account


England and Wales: avoiding confusion with ToBAs AmTrust Europe Limited v Trust Risk Group SpA
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

This case demonstrates the problems that can arise when multiple agreements govern the relationship between insurer and broker. It concerns an appeal


Insurance intermediary insolvency: A CASS Act
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

In addition to the general insolvency measures found in the Insolvency Act 1986, insurance intermediaries are subject to specific client money rules


English law’s response to an insured’s fraudulent representations Part 2
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

In our last article, we reviewed the current English law position and pending future reform in respect of fraudulent claims and devices. In this


The demise of “one-stop one jurisdiction” in dealing with conflicting dispute resolution clauses
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

A recent Court of Appeal case highlights the problems that can be caused where parties' commercial arrangements are contained in multiple contracts