In an ongoing legal battle Marshmallow has hit back in its defence document against Mulsanne, denying that it used Mulsanne’s “confidential information” to build its underwriter’s ratings engine and rebuffing suggestions that its underwriting system was…
A freedom of information request by Post to the Financial Conduct Authority has revealed the watchdog is taking an average of 129 days to make a decision on authorising firms applying for permission to trade as general insurance brokers selling non…
Who will be walking the red carpet on 15 September as a contender at the 27th British Insurance Awards?
Legal Protection Group has hit back with its defence document in the ongoing legal dispute with HDI Global Specialty, denying all the accusations as it branded the litigation unnecessary and serving no purpose other than as an attempt to strengthen HDI’s…
Carpenters Group has appointed Faye Fishlock to lead its legal defence services and strengthen its offering to insurers.
Allianz and LV have appointed BLM, DWF and Keoghs to their claims legal panel and are considering joint panels across other areas, Post has learned.
The legal dispute between Mulsanne and Marshmallow will be heard by the High Court before the end of the year, following a court order to expedite the proceedings.
Insurance experts have adopted a relaxed stance over the Chartered Insurance Institute’s proposals to deregister the Personal Finance Society and take out a bank credit facility.
Handl Group chief commercial officer Chris Chatterton considers the effect of whiplash reforms on legal expenses insurance.
The government has announced “self-driving” vehicles could be used on the UK roads this year, as insurers and vehicle experts warned that misclassification of automated lane keeping systems could lead to "misuse" of the technology with potentially tragic…
Zurich has denied that it acted fraudulently in connection to inspections it undertook of a defective development in Swansea, saying the checks were carried out for the purpose of deciding whether to insure the building against future faults and not to…
Insurance Post TV: Is there an end in sight for the insurance cladding ‘crisis’? Plus interviews with Abacai and Zego
Today Insurance Post launches its new ‘magazine-style’ television show, which aims to get under the skin of some of the best read stories and articles that have appeared in print or online recently.
With Marks & Spencer throwing down the gauntlet to Aldi over its caterpillar cake, CFC intellectual property underwriter Kristian Kolsaker gives his take on the high-profile IP supermarket showdown.
The Financial Conduct Authority is looking to recover £7.5m of external legal costs through a business interruption insurance special fee levied on insurers.
Blog: Loss adjusters and loss assessors face enhanced professional indemnity risk after BI test case verdict
Professional indemnity claims against loss adjusters are rare, and against loss assessors they are even rarer, but there is a cauldron brewing following the business interruption test case, Trafalgar Risk Management head of marketing Bill Lumley cautions.
With just over a month to go until the new whiplash portal goes live, Insurance Post recently hosted a webinar to discuss how insurers are preparing for the change.
Public Sector organisations are bracing themselves for future claims related to alleged failure to protect and failure to remove children from abusive environments during the Covid-19 lockdowns. Keoghs partner Sarah Swan spoke to Post about why abuse…
Mulsanne has accused Marshmallow of stealing its trade secrets and other breaches in a legal row that has seen a judge order the broker to disclose underwriting information.
Claire Dawson, partner at specialist employment law firm BDBF, considers how employers are using non-disclosure agreements – and what insurance employees should do if they have been harassed or discriminated against at work.
Scotland's redress Bill was passed by the Scottish parliament in March and sets out a fresh way for residential care abuse survivors to access compensation. But attempts to involve insurers and encourage organisations to contribute have left it with a…
HDI Global Specialty has filed a case at the High Court seeking a declaration from Legal Protection Group that their run-off agreement has ended.
Lawyers appointed as Tokio Marine Kiln faces BI group action lawsuit spearheaded by Marco Pierre White business
Tokio Marine Kiln is facing a group action lawsuit from businesses in the hospitality sector, including Marco Pierre White's Black and White Hospitality, that claim their policies provide cover for losses suffered during last spring’s Covid-19 lockdown.
As the anniversary of the first national lockdown where Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” on 23 March 2020 came around Post spoke to host of insurance workers – the home-schooling parent, the mental health expert, the medical…
A ‘Me Too’ moment in the education sector could lead to claims against schools that trigger insurance coverage, a specialist abuse lawyer has told Post.