Legal

Fine-tune required

The Sentencing Guidelines Council recently published its thinking on fine levels for corporate manslaughter cases, which could disappoint pressure groups. Peter James reports on what these recommendations entail.

Calm on the surface

Although 2009 may have seemed a relatively quiet year in the insurance legal arena, Lynn Rouse reports that furious paddling has been underway, with change around the corner.

Mexico made simple

Concerns about regulating reinsurance contracts continue to deter potential entrants to the Mexican market, write Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly and Carlos Fan.

Legal review 2009

Ling Ong reviews the most influential legal cases of 2009, many of which have centred around disputes over binding jurisdictions.

In the front row

Peter Whitehead discusses why the application of a front-loaded claims investigation process in most cases could result in settlement in less than 12 months of instruction by the insurer.

Agenda setting for Cutts

Incoming president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers Dan Cutts talks to Lynn Rouse about becoming the voice of the wider public interest and counteracting the claimant lobby.

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