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Whiplash reforms to be introduced in April 2019

European Union, United Kingdom - February 14 2018 The Government has stated its intention to introduce the whiplash reform programme in April 2019. The new timetable was outlined by Ministry of…

Police - Here’s to you, Mrs Robinson

United Kingdom - February 14 2018 The Supreme Court found the positive action by the police had resulted in a duty of care between the parties and that the police had breached this…

Part 36 Offers - James v James

United Kingdom - February 13 2018 Judge rules that an offer was not a valid Part 36 offer The defendants in this case made a Part 36 offer intended to cover both the claim and…

ECJ offers further guidance on compulsory insurance regime

European Union - February 12 2018 There has been a seemingly endless procession of decisions from the European Court of Justice (ECJ), most notably Vnuk, compelling risk managers to…

Duties under the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

United Kingdom - February 12 2018 Businesses and organisations that engage with either the Scottish Government or Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) will be required to comply…

Scaling the insurance prudential peak of ‘Twin Peaks’

European Union, South Africa - February 12 2018 On 17 January 2018, the President of South Africa signed the Insurance Act (the Act) into law. Risk managers and their insurers will need to…

Security for Costs - Progas Energy v Islamic Republic of Pakistan

United Kingdom - February 9 2018 Judge considers whether security for costs/payment into court should be made pending a challenge to an arbitral award The claimants challenged…

CJEU - Lloyd’s of London v Arpacal

European Union - February 8 2018 CJEU rules that national courts can adopt legislation banning Lloyd's syndicates from tendering in certain circumstances Two Lloyd's syndicates…

Settlement Agreements - Khanty-Manisysk Recoveries Ltd v Forsters (Court of Appeal)

United Kingdom - February 7 2018 Court of Appeal considers the scope of a settlement agreement The settlement agreement entered into by the parties compromised "claims" which were…

Disclosure - Triumph Controls v Primus

United Kingdom - February 7 2018 Judge criticises unilateral decisions taken by a party during the disclosure process and orders a fresh manual review The defendants sought two orders…