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The risks of peer to peer lending

United Kingdom - January 9 2020 Insurers are on the watch for a potential increase in claims arising in 2020 from peer to peer lending…

Construction

European Union, United Kingdom - January 8 2020 In this chapter of our Annual Insurance Review 2020, we look at the main developments in 2019 and expected issues in 2020 for construction…

Annual Insurance Review 2020

European Union, Global, United Kingdom - January 8 2020 Hello and welcome to the 2020 edition of RPC's annual insurance review. Here you will find updates from our experts across a whole range of business…

Accountants

United Kingdom - January 8 2020 The duty of care in accountancy claims was the subject of two key cases in 2019…

Art and specie

United Kingdom - January 8 2020 When the French authorities seized the painting "Venus", attributed to Lucas Cranach the Elder in March 2016, as a potential forgery, they unknowingly…

Product liability update - November 2019

European Union, United Kingdom - November 29 2019 The Supreme Court’s recently handed down judgment in Travelers Insurance Co Ltd v XYZ provides guidance on insurers’ potential costs liability in…

General liability newsletter - October 2019

United Kingdom - November 4 2019 Welcome to the October edition of our general liability newsletter. This month looks at recent cases involving; fraud, privilege, covert surveillance…

Privilege Absolute: documents remain privileged forever, unless privilege is waived

United Kingdom - October 21 2019 The Court of Appeal has taken a robust stance against an attempt to retrospectively redraw the boundaries of legal professional privilege in the…

Hong Kong insurance regulation update - Regulator Codes of Conduct for Brokers and Agents

Hong Kong - September 6 2019 With effect from 23 September 2019, the independent Hong Kong Insurance Authority (the IA) will take over regulation of insurance intermediaries from…

Product liability update August 2019

United Kingdom, USA - August 29 2019 At the beginning of August, Public Health England announced that a sixth person had died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and salads linked to a…