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Scotland: Discount Rate reform proposals published

United Kingdom - June 19 2018 The Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill sets out proposals for a new formula in setting the Discount Rate in Scotland…

Clyde & Co put the brakes on cyclist’s claim

United Kingdom - June 18 2018 This latest case further demonstrates the power of our interactive Schedule, resulting in savings and reduced cycle times for our insurer clients…

Germany introduces model declaratory action law

Germany - June 14 2018 On 14 June 2018, the German Bundestag passed a law on the introduction of a model declaratory action. Under the new law, qualified institutions such…

Civil Liability Bill: Government keeps Woolf from the door

United Kingdom - June 13 2018 Proposed amendment from Lord Woolf to remove the introduction of a tariff system for whiplash injuries within the Civil Liability Bill defeated. The…

Mergers - Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Plc, Re

European Union, United Kingdom - June 12 2018 Court allows a merger between an English company and the Luxembourg company which it created, to create a SE An English company underwriting…

Reinsurance - R&Q Insurance (Malta) Ltd & Ors v Continental Insurance Company

United Kingdom - June 11 2018 Court decides whether reinsurance contracts had been placed and whether there had been an acknowledgement of liability The main issue in this case was…

Arbitration - P v Q

United Kingdom - June 11 2018 A case on extending the time limit to commence arbitration The parties in this case were parties to back-to-back voyage charters, and the arbitration…

Freezing Orders - JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov & Anor

United Kingdom - June 8 2018 Court orders respondent to worldwide freezing order to disclose how his legal expenses are being funded The claimant bank obtained a worldwide…

Child Abuse Inquiry publishes Interim Report

United Kingdom - June 6 2018 The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse recently published their first interim report, providing an overview of the Inquiry's work and…

Arbitration - Nori Holdings v Bank Okritie

Cyprus, European Union - June 6 2018 Court holds that English Court cannot grant anti-suit injunction to restrain proceedings in another Member State court, which were brought in breach…