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Scotland: Government Actuary’s Department predicts 1% discount rate

United Kingdom - September 19 2018 Following publication of the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill, Government Actuary's Department (GAD) has been…

Dreymoor Fertilisers v Eurochem: US evidence in London Arbitration

United Kingdom - September 18 2018 Judge rules documents and evidence given by US citizen in the US can be used in London arbitrations The defendant in this case had applied to a US…

Hodgson v National House Building Council - Reinstatement

United Kingdom - September 18 2018 Judge considers whether insured is required to reinstate property The claimant's bungalow was constructed by a builder and the property had the…

Out of Jurisdiction Committal Orders: Vik v Deutsche Bank

United Kingdom - September 18 2018 Court of Appeal considers committal order issues where defendant is out of the jurisdiction The defendant, a judgment debtor who is domiciled in…

SFO v ENRC: The Scope of Litigation Privilege

United Kingdom - September 18 2018 Court of Appeal considers the scope of litigation privilege and who is the "client" for legal advice The SFO sought disclosure of documents generated…

European Court of Justice moves on insurance status of immobilised vehicles

European Union, United Kingdom - September 7 2018 The recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in Fundo de Garantia Automovel v Juliana has confirmed that a vehicle left immobilised on private…

Civil Liability Bill continues progress through Commons

United Kingdom - September 5 2018 The Civil Liability Bill had its second reading in the House of Commons yesterday evening, in which the principles of the proposed legislation were…

Scotland: Court of Session confirms competency of suing discharged executors

United Kingdom - August 24 2018 The Court of Session Opinion of Lord Clark in Mary Forbes & Ors v. Enos McLean Jnr [2018] CSOH 88 was handed down this morning. Lord Clark refused…

Advantage Insurance v Stoodley on the breach of condition precedent

United Kingdom - August 20 2018 Court holds that motor insurer providing cover whilst driving other cars can't rely on the breach of a condition precedent by the insured The first…

Single Buoy Moorings v Aspen: are insured documents privileged?

United Kingdom - August 14 2018 The defendant insurer made an application to rely upon inadvertently disclosed documents, pursuant to CPR 31.20, which provides that where a party…