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We are pleased to announce that we recently acted for Norwegian insurer Protector Insurance in securing a ten-year lease in Manchester.
Case review 18/03/2019
This recent Supreme Court decision serves as an important reminder of the role of implied terms in contract law. This long-running case has ruled that it is possible to imply terms into an offer whilst also serving as a reminder that contracts do not always have to be in writing.
The first episode of the new six-part video series, Claims Apprentice, in association with Insurance Post, launched last Thursday - view it here.
Head of Research and Development Karim Derrick discusses whether blockchain is dead by providing a status update on the technology.
Case review 08/03/2019
"That a claim in respect of cargo cannot be asserted by way of deduction from the freight, is a long established rule in English law". This “long established rule” has served carriers since at least the beginning of the 19th century and has been approved by the courts since then. More recently, it has been extended to modes of transport other than ocean carriage.
Case review 07/03/2019
Trustees faced with a “momentous” decision concerning the affairs of a trust are well advised to seek prior sanction from their supervising court. This will help protect the trustee (and its professional indemnity insurers) from exposure to claims for breach of trust relating to the decision.
We consider the 2018 filing trends, provide an analysis of recent US Supreme Court decisions that have the potential to impact the liability of directors’ and officers’ and provide an overview of several of the key cases from 2018 addressing coverage under D&O insurance policies in the US.
Case review 06/03/2019
Last month, a California federal judge found that no coverage was available to the operator of a medical health facility in California for the defense and settlement of a False Claims Act lawsuit or the costs of responding to a related Department of Justice investigation because of PAMC’s failure to submit the matters in accordance with the relevant policy’s reporting obligations.
Following recent judgments in England and Wales moving in favour of insurance brokers and their professional indemnity insurers, this article provides an overview of the standards required of insurance brokers and other professionals who advise insured clients in several key jurisdictions.
SMEs may be concerned about keeping a competitive advantage - but it’s the evolving workforce challenges that can have the greatest impact on their success.