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By David Kendall
The Supreme Court decided in FHR European Ventures v Cedar Capital that a bribe or secret commission accepted by an agent is held on trust for his principal.
By Leo Spicer-Phelps
In the case of Starlight Shipping v Allianz Marine, the appellant shipowners appealed a decision granting summary judgment to the Respondent Insurers.
By Martin Whittle
In Robin & Barbara Bache and others v Zurich Insurance Plc [2014] EWHC 2430 (TCC), the court was asked to determine a preliminary issue concerning interpretation of a property development policy.
By Martin Whittle
The Insurance Bill, introduced to Parliament on 17 July 2014, contains the latest proposals to revise the law in this area.
By Sam Tacey
A defence raised by Novae that the underlying settlement was entered into without the insured having taken all businesslike steps had no reasonable prospect of success.
By Kimberley Cottrell
On 27 June 2014, the High Court of Justice of England and Wales sanctioned the solvent scheme of arrangement made by J.K. Buckenham Limited and its Scheme Creditors pursuant to Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 which was voted on and approved by the Scheme Creditors during the meeting held on 4 June 2014
By Martin Whittle
The Court of Appeal has handed down a landmark decision on the recoverability of consequential losses under s2(1) of the Riot (Damages) Act 1886.
By Kimberley Cottrell
Edwards Wildman have been instructed to act for J.K. Buckenham Limited in relation to a scheme of arrangement which is the first of its kind.
Welcome to the fourth e-edition of the Edwards Wildman Insurance and Reinsurance Review.
By Rhys Davies
We have previously reported on the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commissions’ (the Commissions) review of insurance contract law.
By Sam Tacey
The case of Milton Furniture Ltd v Brit Insurance Ltd concerned losses suffered by the claimant arising out of a fire at its premises in 2005.
By Chris Finney, Lianna Chan
In the case of Mr Figurasin, Mrs Palo-Figurasin v Central Capital and Paragon Personal Finance, the Court of Appeal dismissed Central Capital’s appeal.
By Leo Spicer-Phelps
In Saville v Central Capital Limited [2014] EWCA Civ 337, the Court of Appeal upheld an appeal brought by a couple provided with insufficient payment protection insurance (PPI) sold in breach of the Insurance Conduct of Business Rules (the ICOB Rules).
By Trupti Reddy, Chimé Dorjee (trainee)
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published guidance on the significance and potential implications of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) remit to promote effective competition and, from April 2015, enforce competition law under the Competition Act 1998.
By Chris Finney, Ajita Shah
The Financial Conduct Authority published the results of its market study into general insurance ‘add-on’ products.