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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…

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…

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…

Part 36 Offers - JMX v Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals

United Kingdom - February 7 2018 The court can take various factors into account when deciding whether it would be unjust to order the usual Part 36 costs consequences. A new factor…

Autonomous vehicles in the spotlight - drivers and manufacturers on autopilot?

United Kingdom - February 6 2018 Significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic shine a light on developing regulatory issues for autonomous vehicles. The first notified…

Stakeholder Claim - ST Shipping v Space Shipping & Anor

United Kingdom - February 6 2018 CPR r86 provides that "where a person is under a liability in respect of a debt or in respect of any money, goods or chattels and competing claims are…

Domicile - Shulman v Kolomoisky

United Kingdom - February 2 2018 Judge considers whether defendant was domiciled in England when he was served with a claim form A claim form was served on the defendant in London in…