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In ancient times, we bowed to oracles that interpreted the rustling of oak-leaves, the flights of birds or the murmuring of the waters from a sacred spring. Nowadays, corporations resort to the latest state-of-the-art techniques of ‘data science’.
A summary of key developments including the Law Commission’s response to the AV consultation, government plans to regulate the fourth industrial revolution, the extension of the fixed recoverable cost regime, an update on the discount rate in Scotland, insurer reporting provisions and an awaited appeal to decide the extent of an employers’ liability for their employees actions.
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. As a new era of transport continues to unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest developments and what they mean for you and your business.
Predicting the future: Kennedys and Zelichov on how the Autonomous Vehicle Industry can reach its full potential
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been deliberated, trialled and tested for many years. Indeed, driverless technology is already used in many rail transport systems around the world. However, when it comes to the prospect of fully driverless road vehicles, the jury is still out.
A summary of key developments including an update on the Civil Liability Act 2018 and the whiplash reforms, LASPO review, the proposed extension of fixed recoverable costs, autonomous vehicles, next steps in the review of the Motor Insurance Directive and amendments to the domestic statutory framework for compulsory motor insurance in the event of a no deal Brexit.
The legal framework which has developed gradually over the last 100 years since the invention of motor vehicles governs the criminal liabilities of drivers. The system is well understood and is managed reasonably well by our overburdened criminal courts when drivers fall foul of the law.
Nicholas Blackmore, Special Counsel at Kennedys, provides insight into the state of play with regard to the potential for more Asia-Pacific countries to be granted adequacy decisions, and the challenges that may deter countries from entering into the process.
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance.
A summary of key developments including an update on the Civil Liability Act 2018 (whiplash claims and discount rate review), small claims track, LASPO review, regulation of claims management companies, Scottish civil justice reform, online court modernisation, autonomous vehicles, ongoing review of the Motor Insurance Directive and ABI guidance on Green Cards.