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25 September 2012
Welcome to this month’s edition of Insurance Brief. In this issue, we report on two recent decisions of the High Court: the first concerns the granting of summary judgment where an insured has failed to comply with a condition precedent, whilst the second sets out the principles to be applied when assessing damages in a subrogated claim following gross exaggeration by the insured and the insurer’s failure to properly investigate.
16 December 2011
Welcome to December’s edition of Employment Brief.
28 October 2011
Welcome to this month’s edition of Insurance Brief. In this issue, we report on a recent decision concerning an insurance company’s liability under a performance bond that had been varied without its knowledge and another which reviewed the effect of a “follow the leader” clause. We also include a feature article by Rachel Lee from our Dublin office, which focuses on a recent case highlighting the Irish courts’ increasingly tough stance on claimant delays.

Artículos

25 November 2014
To all owners and financiers of large aircraft, new regulation has been introduced, is coming into force soon and it affects you very personally.
28 July 2014
On 1 August 2014 the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013 will come into force in the Republic of Ireland. It will introduce a system called the Recoverable Benefits and Assistance Scheme (the “Scheme”), which is similar to the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) in England and Wales.
14 May 2014
In 2012 there were 198 documented cyber attacks in the US. Forty percent were attacks on energy facilities and 15% on water utilities. Critical infrastructure operators report that networks and control systems are under repeated cyber attack and the consequences are severe and include critical operational failures.

Análisis de jurisprudencia

10 December 2014
The European Court of Justice ruled that mobile stairs colliding with an aircraft does not constitute “extraordinary circumstances” within the meaning of Article 5 (3) the Regulation 261/2004 on passenger rights.
9 September 2014
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Articles 2, 5 and 7 of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 must be interpreted as meaning that the concept of ‘arrival time’ refers to the time at which at least one of the doors of the aircraft is opened.
31 July 2014
The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Cambridge County Court, finding that the limitation period for bringing a claim under Regulation EC 261/2004 (Reg 261) is not within the scope of the Montreal Convention 1999 (the Convention) and therefore Convention time bars do not apply. Instead, the six year limitation period for breach of statutory duty under the Limitation Act 1980 applies.