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With the pace of change in the global insurance market showing no signs of slowing in 2020, we have underlined the London Market’s need to reassert its ability to adapt and manage the constant evolution of global risk. Releasing our annual London Market forecast for the year ahead, we have made predictions across 11 areas impacting the London Market, namely: aviation, casualty coverage, construction, cyber, energy, financial lines, marine, product liability and life sciences, professions, political risks and property damage.
The Montreal Convention - amendments to limits of liability and the implications for freight forwarders
Article 22 of the Montreal Convention sets the limits of liability in relation to delay, baggage and cargo. Of particular relevance to the freight forwarding industry is Article 22 (3) which sets the limit applicable to claims for destruction, loss, damage or delay to cargo
The pace of change in the global insurance market has not slowed down in the last 12 months, nor are there any indications of it doing so over the course of the coming year.
Case review 06/01/2020
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)’s judgment applies the “ordinary meaning” of accident, stating this to be an unforeseen, harmful and involuntary event.
The UK is the second least supportive nation in their attitude towards the development of unmanned vessels, according to our study across six territories (United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong), and the least supportive of autonomous vehicles more generally.
An independent and wide-ranging industry report that ranks insurance law firms across a variety of areas has seen Kennedys set the standard for service satisfaction levels.
Following today's Queen's Speech, we have officially responded to some key domestic legislation relating Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill, and the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill.
In a week that is likely to be dominated by ongoing Brexit negotiations and timelines, we have today been provided with this Government’s priorities and legislative programme in the Queen’s Speech which took place this morning.
Widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles will herald dramatic changes for the motor insurance market according to our recently published report.
British people are the least supportive nation in their attitude towards driverless cars, or indeed any form of autonomous vehicle (AV), according to a study across six territories (United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong).
Case review 15/04/2019
French Supreme Court enshrines new extraordinary circumstance - is this indicative of a softer approach to claims against airlines?
The Cour de cassation recently held that the air carrier is exempted from paying compensation under Regulation EC261/2004 (the Regulation), where the aircraft has been struck by lightning, setting it apart from the English interpretation of this event.