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A major milestone along the road to a self-driving future

A major milestone along the road to a self-driving future

The Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have released their joint report on automated vehicles following a detailed ...

Early surveillance = discontinuance

Early surveillance = discontinuance

We have often emphasised the importance of early surveillance to confirm a claimant’s true position and to give the defence a fighting chance of achie ...

Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector – impact on EPL claims

Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector – impact on EPL claims

Employment Practices Liability (“EPL”) insurers, brokers and insureds will no doubt be aware of the introduction of COVID-19 vaccination as a conditio ...

 New regulatory rules on insurance distribution in Brazil

New regulatory rules on insurance distribution in Brazil

In line with Superintendence of Private Insurance’s (SUSEP) goals to simplify and consolidate the insurance regulation in Brazil, new rules applicable ...

Insurance related with climate change in Chile

Insurance related with climate change in Chile

In 2018 the IAIS already spoke of three types of risks associated with climate change that could affect insurers, involving strategic, operational and ...

The mandatory ten-year insurance comes into force in Colombia

The mandatory ten-year insurance comes into force in Colombia

Since January 1, 2022, the mandatory ten-year insurance for new housing projects in Colombia has been in place.

In front of which authorities will the Federal Electricity Commission settle the Liability for damages caused to individuals?

In front of which authorities will the Federal Electricity Commission settle the Liability for damages caused to individuals?

In June 2021, the Supreme Court resolved a contradiction of thesis, in which it determined that any harm caused  to an individual (material, personal ...

Is a disaster knocking on the door?: The earthquake alert in Lima and the New Regulations for the Constitution of the Catastrophic Risk Reserve

Is a disaster knocking on the door?: The earthquake alert in Lima and the New Regulations for the Constitution of the Catastrophic Risk Reserve

A few days ago, Eng. Raúl Delgado Sayan (a well-regarded professor of the National University of Engineering - UNI), made a comment that went viral on ...

‘It’s good, but it’s not right!’ Preserving rights of relief under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1940

‘It’s good, but it’s not right!’ Preserving rights of relief under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1940

The Court of Session recently issued a decision in the case of Loretto Housing Association Limited v Cruden Building and Renewals Limited and Ors. The ...

Brown v (1) South West Lakes Trust, (2) South West Water, (3) Cornwall Council

Brown v (1) South West Lakes Trust, (2) South West Water, (3) Cornwall Council

We successfully defended the claim against our client, South West Lakes Trust, before the Court of Appeal in the hearing of the claimant’s appeal agai ...