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Publications

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.

Articles

8 August 2017
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has indicated four key issues/risks in light of Brexit and has put a marker down about the importance of a transition period to allow the UK to adjust.
16 June 2017
On 5 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Yemen and Bahrain severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar.
25 May 2017
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is poised to introduce significant changes to data protection law in the EU, which will impact on many organisations.

Case reviews

9 August 2017
Jamie Moon v Katie Catley provides a further reminder to defendant insurers of the need to fully set out their position within Stage 2 of the claims process, ensuring that they detail their position and provide supporting evidence. This is to help prevent themselves falling short, as the matter proceeds to Stage 3.
16 June 2017
The Irish Supreme Court upholds the efficacy of a liability disclaimer made by a sales agent in a commercial property sales brochure in defeating a claim of negligent misstatement.
8 June 2017
In a decision which will be greatly welcomed by Irish motor insurers, Ireland’s Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal’s decision in finding the state funded Insurance Compensation Fund (ICF) rather than the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) will now have to cover the costs of claims arising from the collapse of Setanta Insurance Company Limited (Setanta).
 

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