The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal in the case of Halliburton v Chubb Bermuda Insurance, ruling in favour of the insurer on an arbitration issue in a Deepwater Horizon case.
Axa has blamed Lockton for issuing an incorrect certificate as the insurer estimated its liability for the damage portion of a property claim at £541,000 rather than the £1.7m being sought by property investor Aubrey Weis in a High Court action.
Kingfisher UK Holdings has accused the former owners of personal lines specialist broker Fresh Insurance of covering up that its software used the Motor Insurance Bureau’s My Licence system in a way that breached its agreement with the MIB and the Data…
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to Lloyd’s and London Market insurers instructing them to “behave ethically and responsibly in the way they treat their customers, their employees and their counterparties” during the pandemic.
A tribunal has found in favour of a former employee of AIG business Talbot Underwriting who sued the insurer for constructive unfair dismissal.
PWC has filed a claim against Slater & Gordon as it brought out its defence in the legal dispute with Watchstone, which is seeking £63m in damages from the accountants for alleged breaches of contract, confidence and fiduciary duty as well as conspiracy.
During the High Court hearing of the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, the regulator argued that reversing the judgment in the historic Orient Express case would “restore sanity”. If the Supreme Court chooses to overrule the…
Insurers have urged the Ministry of Justice to release the rules for the whiplash portal as soon as possible, after delays earlier this year.
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.
I-Wonder has launched a bicycle insurance comparison site and is planning to enter the motorcycle market at the start of 2021, Post can reveal.
The Northern Irish Department of Justice has decided not to change the country's discount rate in line with the existing framework but will wait for reforms. DAC Beachcroft complex injury partner Louise Butler considers the next steps.
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.
Insurer defendants and the Financial Conduct Authority set out their starkly differing views on the use of trends clauses on day two of the ongoing business interruption test case hearing at the Supreme Court.
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.
Figures collated by Acturis for Post have revealed there were over 39 times more business interruption claims handled by brokers through the software house since the start of the coronavirus pandemic than the average seen across the same periods of 2018…
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Covéa and its CEO and chairman Thierry Derez have been fined €20.1m (£17.9m) by a Paris court for a breach of legal and fiduciary duties and obligations on the part of Derez in his role as a director of Scor.
Loss adjusters are looking to technology to deal with business interruption claims, with the market preparing for a possible influx following the upcoming Supreme Court test case review.
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Zurich and Scor face an $18m (£13.7m) legal claim from consumer credit reporting company Experian, relating to a layer of excess of loss cover underwritten by the two insurers that was in place between 2015 and 2016.
Aviva has been accused of telling alleged “untruths” about a medico-legal expert in a bid to drive down claims pay outs, documents supplied to the High Court show.
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.