Insurers have paid out over £1bn in business interruption claims, according to the latest data released by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Insurers have paid out final settlements or interim payments on more than 20,000 business interruption claims related to the Supreme Court's January verdict, with Financial Conduct Authority figures and broker testimony suggesting that payout processing…
Data released by the Financial Conduct Authority shows that up to 3 March insurers had paid out £192m towards interim payments and £279m to settle Covid-19 related business interruption claims affected by the regulator’s test case, with Covéa leading the…
Insurers have responded to draft declarations regarding the Supreme Court’s January business interruption ruling, with the Hiscox Action Group flagging concerns that they may seek to “read down” the judgment.
Frustrated policyholders call for insurers to ‘take responsibility’ after Supreme Court rules many are due payouts
Policyholders and their representatives have called for insurers to “take responsibility” and “immediately start paying claims” in the wake of a bittersweet Supreme Court judgment on disputed coronavirus-related business interruption policies.
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.
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 today in the Covid-19 business interruption legal case with up to 370,000 policyholders and their insurers awaiting the outcome.
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.
Insurers and policyholders will have to wait until next year for the final outcome of the Financial Conduct Authority-led business interruption test case, according to an update from the regulator.
Hiscox had pandemic possibility 'well in mind' when it drafted BI policies, action group tells Supreme Court
The Hiscox Action Group has responded and opened its appeal as part of the Supreme Court hearing on the business interruption test case.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s counsel today likened the spread of coronavirus to the Great Storm of 1987, appearing in front of the Supreme Court for the third day of the business interruption test case appeal.
The Supreme Court heard arguments from lawyers representing QBE, Argenta and MS Amlin on Monday as insurers began their appeal of the September judgment handed down in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case.
As the search for lesser-spotted clarity continues, simple confirmation from the regulator on which business interruption wordings are being contested, and by who, is a welcome aid.
The Supreme Court will start hearing the appeals of six insurers, the Hiscox Action Group and the Financial Conduct Authority in the ongoing Covid-19 business interruption test case on Monday 16 November, the FCA has confirmed.
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The business interruption test case is meant to be about co-operation to find clarity. Qatar Insurance Company’s attempt to intervene has rocked the boat.
Six insurers and the Financial Conduct Authority have been granted permission to fast-track an appeal of last month’s business interruption test case judgment to the Supreme Court.
The Financial Conduct Authority and seven out of the eight insurers involved in the regulator’s business interruption test case have filed applications to ‘leapfrog’ an appeal of the High Court judgment handed down earlier this month to the Supreme Court.
Some of the Insurers involved in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case saw share prices increase following the verdict, despite participants being told to pay out for some claims.
QBE has predicted that it faces a $70m (£54.3m) hit net of reinsurance for business interruption claims in the UK after the court ruling yesterday on the BI test case.
Insurers have been urged to consider the “reputational damage they may suffer” before appealing the Financial Conduct Authority's business interruption test case judgment.
Disease and ‘hybrid’ wording policyholders are particularly well placed to seek compensation after the landmark High Court ruling today in the business interruption test case and those with prevention of access wordings may also find they have cover, law…