Discount rate

Blog: The discount rate review – calling King Solomon

The review of the discount rate will be fraught with moral, ethical and financial hazards. Minster Law's legal services director Rachel Di Clemente explains why those involved in the decision might be wishing for some of King Solomon's wisdom.

This week in Post: Couples and coupes

With Valentine’s Day yesterday, the Post team started the week by bracing ourselves for an inevitable slew of romance-related press releases. We weren’t disappointed.

Blog: Discount rate - the light at the end of the tunnel

The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this…

Interview: David Rule, Prudential Regulation Authority

With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…

Analysis: Jumping into 2019

2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well

The Civil Liability Bill receives Royal Assent

The Civil Liability Bill, which aims to transform Britain’s motor compensation culture to create a fairer system for insurance customers and claimants alike, has received Royal Assent today and is now part of UK law.

This month: That sinking feeling

We may have enjoyed plenty of sunshine this summer, but spare a thought for the insurers. The ABI this week reported a record-breaking surge in subsidence claims.

Q&A: BLM's Matthew Harrington and Alistair Kinley

Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…

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