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Latest News in Insurance UK

  • July 01, 2022

    Mishcon Tapped To Aid Striking Barristers Over Gov't List

    The Criminal Bar Association has instructed Mishcon de Reya LLP to look into whether it was lawful for the Ministry of Justice to instruct court staff to keep a list of the barristers taking strike action over inadequate government funding for the justice system.

  • July 01, 2022

    Mayer Brown Guides £640M Pension Deal For Smiths Group

    British engineering giant Smiths Group PLC has offloaded £640 million ($770 million) of pension liabilities to insurer Rothesay Life, in a deal guided by Mayer Brown LLP and other firms.

  • July 01, 2022

    Broker Denies Negligence In Pub Co.'s £3M Insurance Suit

    Towergate Underwriting Co. told the High Court on Wednesday that it did not act negligently when it sold a pub company coverage from an insurer that entered liquidation without paying out to cover the pub's fire damage claim.

  • July 01, 2022

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    This past week in London has seen a Belgian precious metals company going for gold in a claim against the Guinean Central Bank, the former nanny of Princes William and Harry seeking royal treatment in a case against the BBC, and betting company IG Index looking to hit the jackpot in a legal battle with property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz over unpaid debt. Here, Law360 looks at these and other new claims in the U.K.

  • July 01, 2022

    Mogul Says Fraud Loss Based On Atty's 'Grotesque Lies'

    An airline tycoon has sought permission to revive his attempt to set aside a $4 million fraud judgment against him, claiming at a London court on Friday that the ruling was the result of the "most grotesque lies and deceits" practiced in the English courts.

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  • Disputes over commercial, directors and officers, management, and professional liability insurance policies
  • Lawsuits over coverage for business interruption losses, natural disasters, and environmental contamination claims
  • Appellate rulings on insurance coverage disputes
  • Mass actions over deceptive and unfair trade practices, modal premium rates, and vanishing premiums
  • Financial List cases involving insurance products
  • Cases in Bermuda or other Commonwealth jurisdiction courts that affect U.K. companies
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  • AGENCIES
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  • European Commission
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  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • U.K. and EU insurance regulation, policy proposals and studies
  • U.K. and EU Parliament hearings involving the insurance industry
  • Insurance legislation and amendments in the U.K. Parliament and EU Parliament
  • Insurance Act
  • Solvency II and the Insurance Distribution Directive
  • Treaty of Lisbon
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