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Kennedys Real Estate and Construction teams to attend MIPIM 2020 – the world’s largest property investment conference in Cannes
We are delighted once again to be attending MIPIM, the internationally-renowned property conference taking place from 10 -13 March 2020 in Cannes, France. Our attendance at this year’s MIPIM reinforces our ongoing commitment to supporting clients in relation to real estate and construction matters, and staying at the forefront of development in the markets in which our clients operate.
There are many advantages in establishing a captive insurer and Bermuda is the premier domicile of choice. Kennedys Bermuda’s white paper on the subject lists the many advantages of Bermuda as a domicile, considers the uses and benefits of a captive insurer and explains the prudential requirements, licensing process and on-going requirements applicable to Bermuda captive insurers.
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.
We are pleased to confirm that we have secured a new retail site at the Meadowhall Shopping Centre for Sheffield United Football Club.
The risk landscape that threatens the livelihoods of SMEs is constantly evolving. From cybersecurity and data regulation, to rogue employees and the liabilities associated with flexible working, small businesses need to be aware of the challenges that these risks bring.
Development finance presents one of the more hazardous areas for lenders, due to the risks associated with providing funding at the outset of a project when redeveloping or erecting a new building.
Despite competition from other jurisdictions, Bermuda continues to be the domicile of choice for alternative capital capacity, with more than half of the share of the global alternative capital market.
We are very pleased to announce that we have boosted our offering in Chile by welcoming Chilean law firm Peralta & Gutiérrez into our Santiago office. The move consolidates our leading advisory and litigation teams locally.
A summary of recent developments raising issues in relation to the regulation of the Internet of Things, ethical guidance for artificial intelligence, a consultation to reduce the cost of litigation, environmental considerations in central government contracts, a review of the Consumer Contract Regulations, a consultation on confidentiality clauses, greater protection for residential tenants and an awaited appeal to decide the extent of an employers’ liability for their employees actions.