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Use of gender related factors: Government issues its statement on the Test-Achats case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 5 2011

In March 2011, we reported on the European Court of Justice decision in the Test-Achats case, that from 21 December 2012 insurers would no longer be allowed to use gender-related factors in determining premiums and benefits in insurance contracts

ECJ rules that gender-based pricing in insurance contracts will be unlawful from 21 December 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 4 2011

On 1 March 2011, the European Court of Justice handed down its much awaited decision in Association belge des Consommateurs Test-Achats ASBL and others (Case C-23609

What happens to direct life insurances in the event of an employer’s insolvency in Germany?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Germany
  • September 30 2010

The Federal Labour Court has ruled on the fundamental issue of who will be entitled to the rights under a life insurance policy concluded by the employer in the employee's favour in the event that an employment relationship comes to an end in the course of the employer's insolvency proceeding

Ian Gault
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP