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AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2011

The Supreme Court recently released its judgment in the case of AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others


General counsel update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore
  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have


Financial institutions e-briefing: insurance update: 911 attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center: 1 attack or 2?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2013

The issue of whether the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001 was one attack or two was considered by an English Court for the


Riotous assembly?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2013

Under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886 (the “1886 Act”), the police are strictly liable to compensate persons who have sustained loss and damage to


Surveillance and human rights
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2009

Most readers will know of at least one instance where surveillance has been of crucial importance when defending either a fraudulent or grossly exaggerated insurance claim


FOIA High Court decision on disclosure of confidential information by a regulator
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2009

In Financial Services Authority v Information Commissioner 2009 EWHC 1548 (Admin) the High Court considered whether information requested from the FSA under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") was protected from disclosure by virtue of the provisions on confidential information in s.348 Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 ("FSMA"


Ahead of the pace: police law update - summer 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

In recent months many forces have been faced with the prospect of civil claims relating to historic child sexual exploitation allegations, some of


HMP Ford riot - the Riot (Damages) Act and its implications for liability underwriters
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 7 2011

A disturbance at Ford Open Prison in the early hours of 1 January 2011 led to the destruction of six accommodation blocks, a mail room, a gym and snooker and pool rooms


Local authority's participation in mutual insurer questioned
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2008

The English High Court recently considered whether a local authority in London, the London Borough of Brent (Brent), was empowered to set up, with other London authorities, a mutual insurance company, the London Authorities Mutual Limited (LAML