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When do companies selling insurance-based investments need to consider if they are appropriate for their customers?

European Union - February 16 2017 A consultation paper has been published by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) on proposed guidelines under the…

Andrew Bandurka, Paul Wordley, William Reddie.

UK: Government confirms the GDPR and NIS Directive will be implemented despite Brexit

European Union, United Kingdom - January 13 2017 He UK Government released a report on 21 December 2016 that affirms its intention to apply the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and…

Andrew Bandurka, Costas Frangeskides, William Reddie.

Contingency policies: Lloyd’s sued over show cancellations: Foo Fighters, L.L.C., v Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s et al.

United Kingdom, USA - June 30 2016 It has been reported that the US rock band, Foo Fighters, have recently issued proceedings against several Lloyd's Syndicates in the US District…

Rodney Mark Gardner v Lemma Europe Insurance Company Limited (In Liquidation): What constitutes a “Claim” under a professional indemnity policy?

United Kingdom - June 10 2016 A solicitor appealed against an order dismissing his application to lift a stay on proceedings in the UK against his insolvent professional indemnity…

Negligent misstatements: financial references provided by banks - when does a duty of care arise? Playboy Club London Ltd v Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro SpA

United Kingdom - May 26 2016 Banks regularly provide financial references for their clients to confirm they believe they are able to pay their debts. This case considers whether…