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Hull insurance: Court of Appeal confirms SCOPIC and expenses prior to NOA can count towards assessing whether vessel is a constructive total loss

23 February 2018

The Court of Appeal has refused insurers’ appeal and upheld the Commercial Court decision that salvage costs incurred prior to tender of Notice of Abandonment (NOA) and SCOPIC expenses can both be taken into account for the purpose of assessing whether a vessel is a constructive total loss (CTL).

Australia's new data breach notification laws take effect today

22 February 2018

On 22 February 2018, Australia became the latest country to introduce a mandatory data breach notification law.

SMEs as users of financial services

20 February 2018

We have recently seen two important developments which could raise important considerations around the financial regulatory framework for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Year in review: UAE insurance regulatory round-up 2017

16/02/2018

The insurance industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) witnessed further increases in premiums and profitability in 2017.  With the UAE insurance market projected to grow to USD18.1 billion by 2021, underpinning such growth will be the continued development of a robust and responsive regulatory framework across general and specialised lines of insurance and reinsurance.

Caveat against arrest - new format to an old form

15 February 2018

In a recent amendment to the Singapore Rules of Court, there is a change in the form of a caveat against arrest which may potentially bring about more interest in this procedure.

Hull insurance: Court of Appeal confirms SCOPIC and expenses prior to NOA can count towards assessing whether vessel is a constructive total loss

23 February 2018

The Court of Appeal has refused insurers’ appeal and upheld the Commercial Court decision that salvage costs incurred prior to tender of Notice of Abandonment (NOA) and SCOPIC expenses can both be taken into account for the purpose of assessing whether a vessel is a constructive total loss (CTL).

Australia's new data breach notification laws take effect today

22 February 2018

On 22 February 2018, Australia became the latest country to introduce a mandatory data breach notification law.

SMEs as users of financial services

20 February 2018

We have recently seen two important developments which could raise important considerations around the financial regulatory framework for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Year in review: UAE insurance regulatory round-up 2017

16/02/2018

The insurance industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) witnessed further increases in premiums and profitability in 2017.  With the UAE insurance market projected to grow to USD18.1 billion by 2021, underpinning such growth will be the continued development of a robust and responsive regulatory framework across general and specialised lines of insurance and reinsurance.

Caveat against arrest - new format to an old form

15 February 2018

In a recent amendment to the Singapore Rules of Court, there is a change in the form of a caveat against arrest which may potentially bring about more interest in this procedure.