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Wheeldon Brothers Waste Limited v Millennium Insurance Company Limited Condition Precedents – interpretation of "combustible" and "stored"

Wheeldon Brothers Waste Limited v Millennium Insurance Company Limited Condition Precedents – interpretation of "combustible" and "stored"

Wheeldon operated a waste processing plant, which produced solid recovered fuel, by removing non-combustible components from inputted waste material t ...

What's in a name: warranty construction and remedies

What's in a name: warranty construction and remedies

In Bluebon Ltd (in liquidation) v Ageas (UK) Limited, Aviva Insurance Ltd and another, the Commercial Court has provided a useful reminder about how t ...

One more push – damages for late payment provisions come into effect today

One more push – damages for late payment provisions come into effect today

The industry could be forgiven if feeling reform-weary after contending with the changes already brought in by the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and ...

Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today

Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today

The Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today, 12 August 2016. Please click the below image to access the interactive timeline featuring key legislati ...

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010: in force from today

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010: in force from today

Replacing the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930, the 2010 Act removes the need for multiple sets of proceedings by allowing a third par ...

Damages for late payment revived by the Enterprise Bill

Damages for late payment revived by the Enterprise Bill

On 17 September the Enterprise Bill was published, including within it the provisions on damages for late payment which were first set out in the Law ...

Are you ready for the Insurance Contracts Act 2015?

Are you ready for the Insurance Contracts Act 2015?

The Law Commissions yesterday unveiled the first draft clauses of what may become the Insurance Contracts Act 2015 at an event hosted in our Minster C ...