Mondaq Asia Pacific: Insurance
Colin Biggers & Paisley
This judgment points to the advisability of cargo interests being proactive in dealing with container demurrage claims.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Anshun principle of estoppel does not apply to prevent members raising individual defences in subsequent proceedings.
Clyde & Co
The New South Wales Court of Appeal has affirmed the decision of the Supreme Court of NSW in Lambert Leasing Inc. v QBE Insurance Ltd [2015] NSWSC 750.
HopgoodGanim
The ASIC review into the life insurance industry highlighted significant shortcomings with the management of claims.
Clyde & Co
The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) has promulgated the Notice on Strengthening Supervision over Portfolio Management in respect of Insurance Asset Management...
GuernseyFinance
After taking a break from hosting its annual insurance event, Guernsey Finance came back to the marketplace in style, hosting a fast-moving and informative event in London
GuernseyFinance
China is looking to stretch the boundaries of captive insurance strategies, according to Dominic Wheatley of Guernsey Finance.
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey, which is well-known in the western world for being the leading captive insurance domicile in Europe, is now looking to share its expertise with contacts across Asia.
Mayer Brown JSM
2017 brings a new and modernised set of corporate governance standards to authorised insurers in Hong Kong.
GuernseyFinance
Captives are certainly going to be at the forefront of innovation in Asia's insurance market and Guernsey is proud to be recognised as a centre of excellence in this area.
Clyde & Co
Previously, foreign investment beyond 26 per cent and up to 49 per cent required the prior approval of the government (through the Foreign Investment Promotion Board ("FIPB")).
Tuli & Co
Health insurance business in India has, traditionally, been regulated by the framework governing general insurance business as issued by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)...
Nishimura & Asahi
‘Knock for knock' is an arrangement commonly used in the offshore oil and gas industry. It often gains attention only in the litigation arising after a major disaster . . .
Labuan IBFC Inc
In the final of a two-part series (October and December), captive insurance stalwart, Callum Beaton talks about the trends of the captive industry and what it entails.
Labuan IBFC Inc
While the concept has been around for centuries, it has only gained its acceptance in the last two to three decades.
Labuan IBFC Inc
Many large corporations have long used captives as an alternative to self-insurance to manage their insurance risks – more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies in the world own a captive today.
Duncan Cotterill
This earthquake judgment considers issues such as construction methods, exemplary damages and the duty of good faith.
Duncan Cotterill
By settling its claims against Vero Insurance, Prattley abandoned any entitlement to go back to Vero for more money.
Cavell Leitch
It is now uncommon for most private insurers to accept Deeds of Assignment for the residual benefits of settled claims.
Cavell Leitch
You should request written confirmation of your insurer's position on limitation in relation to your insurance claim.
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