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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


Kidnap and ransom policies
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2015

Recent changes in legislation have put beyond doubt that businesses will be very unlikely to be able to claim indemnity under a kidnap and ransom


Insurance contracts and terrorism the effect of the UK Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2015

The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 ("CTSA 2015") received the Royal Assent on 12 February 2015, having started in the House of Commons on 26


Ensuring the end of terror?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2014

Last week, the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill was published, so providing the detail behind Theresa May's bid to outlaw insurers from


The Scottish Referendum practical issues for insurers in the event of a “Yes” vote
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2014

It has become impossible to predict, but on Friday morning the insurance industry may wake up to find that Scotland has voted for independence. Hogan


Re-reading the Riot Act: compensation for riot damage
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2014

On the night of 8 August 2011 a group of 20 to 25 gang members aged between 12 and 20 with faces concealed by headscarves and armed with at least


Education academies ebriefing: summer 2014
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2014

Academies are required by their funding agreements and the Academies Financial Handbook to maintain adequate insurance arrangements. Academies will


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


Injuries suffered by children at school are they avoidable?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2013

The BBC has revealed that more than £150,000 in injury compensation has been paid to state school pupils in Gloucestershire in the past five years. A


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

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