A lawyer representing Hiscox's business interruption policyholders has called a statement by the insurer stating that fewer than one third of its policies may pay out following this morning’s Supreme Court judgment “misleading”.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority on behalf of policyholders in the cases versus insurers over Covid-19 business interruption claims will have long-term ramifications for causation and trends clauses, according to…
The Supreme Court has substantially found in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority in the final stage of the Covid-19 business interruption test case. Post highlights key points given among the reasons behind the ruling.
Hiscox’s share price fell 4.5% in the immediate aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling in the Covid-19 business interruption test case.
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Free content: Access market and insurance reactions to the Supreme Court ruling that dismissed appeals against a High Court judgment on insurers paying out in Covid-related disruption on business interruption insurance policies and overturned the Orient…
Updated: On Friday 15 January the Supreme Court will return a verdict on appeals in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case.
The Supreme Court will issue its ruling on Friday morning in the Covid-19 business interruption legal case with up to 370,000 policyholders and their insurers awaiting the outcome.
Chaucer has promoted Deborah Wyatt to head of political risk and credit to replace current head Nick Kilhams who is retiring after 22 years with the company.
For a sixth year running, Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift scans the insurtech space and identifies up-and-coming businesses potentially worth watching over the next 12 months.
Pamela Rosado has been appointed general counsel for Axa XL.
Following criticism from television personality Jeremy Clarkson and minister Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, the Association of British Insurers told Post it refutes suggestions its members may be “profiteering” from the cladding and fire safety scandal.
Property investor Aubrey Weis and his company Elcombe have denied Axa’s counterclaim and the issues set out in the provider’s defence document in the ongoing legal dispute over a £1.7m claim.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted a split between what policyholders expect from business interruption cover and what insurers say it offers. Damian Glynn, Sedgwick International UK head of financial risks, asks whether customers are ensnared in a…
Wendy Wilder, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation UK head, and Suzanne Scatliffe, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation chair of the board of directors and Axa XL director of corporate social responsibility, spoke to Post about purpose-driven…
Michael Rea, CEO of Gallagher’s UK retail division, has hailed the takeover of Bollington as supercharging the firm’s presence in the North West and adding specialisms to the group.
The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its judgment in the business interruption test case appeal on Friday 15 January, the Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed.
SSP made an after tax loss of £115m in the 18 months to 30 September 2019 and breached its banking covenants in March 2020, the business has revealed ahead of its takeover by Canadian firm Constellation Software.
From trade tariffs on parts and whiplash reform, through to fraud, automatic lane keeping technology and connected vehicles, there is plenty for insurers to keep an eye on this year, says Jon Dye, director of motor at QBE.
Former RAC employee Kim Doyle has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for two years, in a prosecution brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office for selling unlawfully obtained personal data to a claims management company.
Users have expressed hope that SSP’s expected takeover by Canadian-listed Constellation Software will lead to investment in the technology company as it exits private equity ownership.
The insurance needs of the gaming sector are complicated and ever evolving but there are plenty of opportunities for those prepared to immerse themselves in this flourishing market.
Late 2020’s storm Bella has driven a “significant” number of claims, loss adjusters told Post, though damage was not witnessed on the scale of storms Ciara and Dennis.
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