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commercial insurance annual review 2016-2017

25 January 2017

With the political change and upheaval we saw in 2016 set to continue in 2017 and beyond, keeping up to date with developments has never been more important. Please click on the interactive link below to read our round up of some of the most important legal developments for the insurance sector in 2016 and our assessment of some of the changes and challenges on the horizon in 2017.

We hope you find our review informative and helpful. If you have any questions or would like to discuss any of the topics in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact me or any of the authors of the articles.

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Legal updates

All Risks insurance: damage not accidental but gradual deterioration and defective design

Technology & Construction Court considers meaning of ‘accidental’ damage, ‘gradual deterioration’ and ‘faulty or defective design’ in an All Risks property policy.

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Legal updates

Insurers beware - consequences of defending uninsured claim element

A recent decision considered an application for costs, pursuant to section 51 of the Senior Courts Act 1981, against an insurer who was not a party to proceedings.

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Legal updates

Aggregation clause explained

The AIG Europe Limited v Woodman Supreme Court decision gives clarity to the application and interpretation of the MTC wording used for aggregation clauses.

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Legal updates

When ‘fair and reasonable’ overrules the law

R (on the application of Aviva Life and Pensions (UK) Ltd) v Financial Ombudsman Service highlights the role of the Ombudsman and its ability not to apply relevant laws.

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