This article focuses on "good faith", a key obligation on the parties to a contract governed by UAE law, which may have direct implications on the assessment of the respective parties' performance of those obligations.
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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.
We are pleased to confirm the launch of Portal Manager, the latest product in our award-winning innovative product suite aimed at helping clients use lawyers less. Portal Manager, an easy-to-use dashboard, generates real-time information on the number of claims an insurer has in the Ministry of Justice Claims Portal at any one time.
Kennedys launches second Ideas Lab as its drive for technological and intellectual innovation continues
We are thrilled to have officially launched the second instalment of our Ideas Lab as part of our drive to be at the forefront of technological and intellectual innovation. The Ideas Lab, which launched in July 2017, is the brainchild of Partner, Richard West, Head of R&D, Karim Derrick and Innovation Manager, Tom Gummer.
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.
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.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (the BRI) promises an economic and commercial development strategy that is unmatched by any other global trade programme. Cooperation between China and the Emirates is of great importance to the success of the BRI.
The overarching obligation to act in good faith in contracts governed by UAE law - legal regime and practice
An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract is an all-inclusive contract framework, which requires the contractor to complete an agreed scope of work by an agreed completion date, in return for an agreed lump-sum contract price.
We are pleased to announced that a team of motor and general insurance lawyers from Withers KhattarWong in Singapore has joined us, making us one of the largest local providers of volume defence work and one of the largest motor insurance teams at any law firm in the country.
Kennedys was once again proud to be a global sponsor of this year’s Inclusion@Lloyd’s Dive In Festival.
Although the core, three-day, festival has finished, some fringe events are still taking place around the world, aimed at engaging and educating the sector on the importance of diversity and inclusion in insurance by providing people with understanding, knowledge and the tools to implement positive change.