Biggest UK Financial Services and Insurance Cases Of 2021

By Silvia Martelli (December 22, 2021, 11:04 AM GMT) -- Courts in Britain have handed down several significant decisions this year, including a landmark judgment clearing the way for £871 million ($1.16 billion) in business interruption payouts and a ruling that signals a potential end of the road for disputes over Libor-linked swaps.

One of the year's most anticipated judgments came when the Supreme Court ruled that insurers largely had to pay out to companies forced to shut during Britain's first COVID lockdown. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Here, Law360 looks at six of the most consequential cases from 2021.

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