Accident Exchange to press ahead with legal action following judgment
International law firms Hogan & Hartson and Lovells’ respective partnerships have approved the merger of their firms. The combination will be known as Hogan Lovells, effective 1 May 2010.
Proposals include draft bill to replace 100 year-old legislation
Settlement will allow around $1bn of outstanding insurance claims to be paid
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.
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.
High Court gives green light to Randall & Quilter scheme
Concerns about regulating reinsurance contracts continue to deter potential entrants to the Mexican market, write Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly and Carlos Fan.
Ling Ong reviews the most influential legal cases of 2009, many of which have centred around disputes over binding jurisdictions.
Brothers banned from failure to disclose information
Tool to provide instant access to PI solicitors
Law firm lands AIG and AIA role
Solicitors’ body consults on the future of the ARP
Legal expert Rachael Trist joins insurer
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.
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.