0370 270 6000

already registered?

Please sign in with your existing account details.

need to register?

Register to access exclusive content, sign up to receive our updates and personalise your experience on brownejacobson.com.

Privacy statement - Terms and conditions

insurance legal updates

displaying 1-10 of 1584

Legal update

Dreamvar: Back to the future

In 2017 the then Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid said that the utilisation of digital technology was a major theme of this government in its attempt to speed up and simplify home buying and selling process.

View legal update

Legal update

Commercial Court rejects All Risks marine cover for phantom cargo

In April, the Commercial Court handed down its decision which considered whether an All Risks marine cargo insurance policy could cover economic loss resulting from fraudulent documents for a non-existent cargo.

View legal update

Legal update

SM&CR extension: Flying under the radar of two thirds of brokers

The current SMCR regime applies to banks, building societies, credit unions and PRA-designated investment firms. However in May 2016, legislation was passed requiring the FCA to implement an extension to this regime, applying the SM&CR to a far wider category of financial services firms.

View legal update

Legal update

Court of Appeal rules on test for apparent bias and an arbitrator’s duty of disclosure

A recent Court of Appeal judgment considered the test for challenging the appointment of an arbitrator on the grounds of bias and in particular the extent of an arbitrator’s duty of disclosure to the parties as to his appointment in multiple related arbitrations.

View legal update

Legal update

Gemma Ballard v West Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (2018) EWHC

An interesting case on the issue of Part 36 offers was heard in the case of Gemma Ballard v West Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

View legal update

Legal update

Thousands of decisions by the Financial Ombudsman Service could be revisited following revelations of Channel 4 Dispatches Programme

In a recent Channel 4 Dispatches programme, undercover investigators revealed that hundreds of thousands of complaints referred to the Financial Ombudsman Service may have been wrongly decided and could be revisited, the exact scale of which is yet to be determined.

View legal update

Legal update

Social care newsletter - April 2018

In this edition we look at claim strategy, risk management, third party recovery claims, pre-action protocol and the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

View legal update

Legal update

Broker liable in damages for failure to ask the right questions and advise appropriately

In the recent case of Pakeezah Meat Supplies Ltd v Total Insurance Solutions Ltd (2018), the Commercial Court held that damages were recoverable from an insurance broker where they had failed to advise the claimant appropriately.

View legal update

Legal update

Plotting the likely risk in child abuse claims following the latest crop of Court of Appeal decisions

Independent fostering agencies (IFAs) and non-local authority care providers need to plan too.

View legal update

Legal update

#MeToo but what comes next for third party recovery in claims?

The #MeToo movement has swept the western world since 2017 and given power back to women who have been harassed or abused in the work place.

View legal update

displaying 1-10 of 1584

filter by

Filter by sector

Filter by service