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April 2017

Does one size fit all?

Does one size fit all?

SRA publishes professional indemnity insurance analysis.At various points since 2013 / 2014 the SRA has turned its attention to the Solicitors Minimum ...

Fighting back against the rise of failed personal injury claims against solicitors

Fighting back against the rise of failed personal injury claims against solicitors

It is perhaps not surprising that claims against solicitors arising out of personal injury litigation have increased significantly over recent years. ...

Latin America Quarterly Update April 2017

Latin America Quarterly Update April 2017

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

Deregulation of the Brazilian Re-insurance Market – 10 years on

Deregulation of the Brazilian Re-insurance Market – 10 years on

While Brazil is now the world's ninth largest economy, with an estimated value of around a trillion dollars, the deregulation of its financial service ...

New financial market regulator to be launched in Chile

New financial market regulator to be launched in Chile

Legislation was published in Chile on 23 February 2017, creating the new Financial Market Commission (or CMF by its initials in Spanish) which will fo ...

Colombia's Supreme Court hands down time bar judgment on  BI insurance

Colombia's Supreme Court hands down time bar judgment on BI insurance

By Article 1081 of the Colombian Commercial Code, proceedings on an insurance policy claim must generally be brought within two years of the date upon ...

New Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Control Rules for Costa Rica

New Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Control Rules for Costa Rica

Background In the aftermath of the 2009 worldwide financial crisis, international regulators came to the conclusion that lack of sound corporate gover ...

Mexico – Supreme Court fails (for a second time) to clarify the extent of insureds' burden of proof when claiming under insurance policies

Mexico – Supreme Court fails (for a second time) to clarify the extent of insureds' burden of proof when claiming under insurance policies

In November 2016 the 1st Chamber of Mexico's Supreme Court upheld judgments handed down by lower tribunals in relation to an insurance coverage suit f ...

Claims Control/Co-operation Clauses in Peru

Claims Control/Co-operation Clauses in Peru

In Peru, as in other jurisdictions, "claims control clauses" or "claims co-operation clauses" are a common feature of facultative reinsurance contract ...

Portugal - Guidelines on the access to personal data contained in workers' pay slips in the context of an enforcement procedure

Portugal - Guidelines on the access to personal data contained in workers' pay slips in the context of an enforcement procedure

The Portuguese Data Protection Authority (the "CNPD") published an opinion that assesses the possibility of employers providing copies of employees' p ...