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Coronavirus–Test and Trace requirements on employers, RIDDOR reporting

Coronavirus–Test and Trace requirements on employers, RIDDOR reporting

On 22nd September the government announced new restrictions in England to try to stop the rapid spread of coronavirus, including a return to work from ...

DAC Beachcroft Secures Successful Strike Out Following CN & GN v Poole

DAC Beachcroft Secures Successful Strike Out Following CN & GN v Poole

The court struck out a “failure to remove claim” under CPR 4.3(2)(a) on the ground that the requirements for the imposition of a duty of care identifi ...

Grounded aircraft – fewer risks for insurers and operators?

Grounded aircraft – fewer risks for insurers and operators?

For aviation insurers, the impact of Covid-19 is stark. Whilst recovery in the Asia-Pacific region is ahead of the rest of the world, the prospect of ...

Judgment on FCA business interruption litigation

Judgment on FCA business interruption litigation

The Court has this morning delivered the keenly awaited Judgment in the FCA Test Case litigation concerning COVID-19 Business Interruption claims.  Th ...

The Most Experienced Can Make Simple Mistakes

The Most Experienced Can Make Simple Mistakes

Following the recent judgement of Gresty v Wood and Aviva Insurance Limited, we take an in depth look at the facts of the case and outline the lessons ...

LatAm Newsletter -  September 2020

LatAm Newsletter - September 2020

DAC Beachcroft's LatAm Quarterly Newsletter update discusses topical news and issues in Latin America

Opposability of insured sum

Opposability of insured sum

In recent years, first- and second-instance judges have ordered insurance companies to pay claims in excess of the sum insured in liability insurance. ...

New Capital Rules about Insurance Linked Securities and Subordinated Debt

New Capital Rules about Insurance Linked Securities and Subordinated Debt

Two new regulations to be issued in Brazil intend to get the insurance and reinsurance markets closer to the capital market, providing more capital an ...

POLITICAL RISK INSURANCE

POLITICAL RISK INSURANCE

Following the social unrest experienced in Chile during October 2019 and the subsequent economic crisis arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chilea ...

COVID 19 – Regulatory insurance measures, decrease of risk

COVID 19 – Regulatory insurance measures, decrease of risk

Due to the world crisis generated by the pandemic, all governments around the globe have been taking different measures to mitigate and control its im ...