While it acknowledged issues with the Information Commissioner's Office's handling of Eldon and Leave EU fines and audit notices, a tribunal has found its actions did not amount to bias, procedural unfairness or unlawfulness.
Investment fund CIAM has renewed its pressure on Scor ahead of the reinsurer’s annual general meeting on 17 April, calling for the firm to publish a succession plan for its CEO position.
Leading cyber insurance specialist Chubb has been targeted by hackers who claim to have encrypted files and stolen data.
Analysis: How insurance law firms are responding to the coronavirus - virtual forums, video evidence and resolution based on documentary evidence
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift, director of content for Infopro insurance division, caught up with a number of insurance law firms to find out what they are doing to manage case loads and meetings during these difficult times; and…
Legal expenses insurer Arc Legal is aiming to capitalise on developments around whiplash reforms and fixed recoverable costs in commercial disputes, following the integration of fellow Amtrust subsidiary Composite Legal Expenses.
Jelf Insurance Brokers has filed a £1.2m client and team poaching case at the High Court of Justice against David Roberts & Partners (Insurance Brokers), David Roberts & Partners (York) and three individuals.
Businesses disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak may be able to recoup their losses if they have purchased insurance policy extensions indemnifying losses stemming from “notifiable disease”, following updates to public health statutes.
Covéa has signed up to buy Bermuda-based global reinsurer Partner Re from the Ferrari-owning Agnelli family for $9bn (£7bn) in cash in a deal scheduled to complete in the fourth quarter of this year.
Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning asks if Pool Re is facing an existential crisis after the Office for National Statistics’ judgement that the mutual reinsurer should become part of the government.
Graeme Trudgill, executive director at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, has pledged to support Pool Re during consultations about the future of the mutual reinsurer.
The Office for National Statistics has judged that Pool Re should be classified as part of the central government subsector in a surprise move that has raised questions about the future of the mutual reinsurer.
Exclusive: Arron Banks' broker Eldon still faces a data audit and fine after it and Leave EU’s appeals against the Information Commissioner’s Office were thrown out by a tribunal, Post can reveal.
UK insurers could soon see their claims costs increase as a result of social inflation similar to that which is challenging carriers in the US, law firms RPC and Hinshaw and Culbertson have warned.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
The decision by the Ministry of Justice to remove alternative dispute resolution from the whiplash claims portal has been slammed by law organisations as a broken promise, just not good enough and removing a central plank of the whole process.
The Ministry of Justice has addressed a “loophole” meaning children and vulnerable adults will be able to recoup representation costs when the delayed whiplash portal rolls out, but questions linger over its start date, pressure on courts and claimants…
Law firm Kennedys has spun out part of its innovation function as a separate wholly-owned limited company in order to speed up product development and attract staff more suited to its technology/software focus.
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…
Following Davies' acquisition of Keoghs further consolidation is expected in the claims sector and it could push mid-sized firms out of the picture.
December 2019 was the first anniversary of Royal Assent to the Civil Liability Act 2018 and mid-January 2020 marked six months on from one of David Gauke’s last decisions as Lord Chancellor to set a new personal injury discount rate of -0.25% for England…
The final countdown has started for entries for the 2020 Post Claims Awards.
Gallagher and Bloody Bay, which is locked in a legal battle with Besso, have reached an out of court agreement over alleged “secret profits” taken by a former Heath Lambert and later Besso employee, Post has learned.
Post’s new Motor Mouth Podcast series is proving quite the hit with listeners.
In the closing statements of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse proceedings insurers were accused of profiting from limitation law and withholding payments even when convictions were made, as survivors urged for changes to the law and a…