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Posted in Market developments, Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

Reflections on the major new insurance legislation of 2016, and what it may mean in 2017 – A Q&A with Helen Chapman and Steven McEwan

This article was first published in Modern Claims Magazine in November 2016. Charlotte Parkinson, Modern Claims spoke with Steven McEwan and Helen Chapman at heavyweight law firm Hogan Lovells about their thoughts on the Insurance Act 2015, as well as the implications of Solvency II for consumers, insurers and defendants… Click here to read the full

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: 12 August 2016 – the most significant development in insurance law for over a century

The Insurance Act 2015 (the “Act“) comes into force tomorrow.  It represents a fundamental departure from existing insurance law.   The changes impact on a number of key areas which are summarised in the following document: click here. The Act will impact on insurers, insureds, brokers and reinsurers. Whatever your involvement in the insurance market, it will

Posted in Case reports, UK

UK: What level of dishonesty counts as fraud? An analysis of recent Supreme Court judgments

The Supreme Court published two judgments on how dishonesty affects insurance claims before the end of the most recent Trinity term: Hayward (Respondent) v Zurich Insurance Company plc (Appellant) [2016] UKSC 48 and Versloot Dredging BV and another (Appellants) v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others (Respondents) UKSC 2014/0252 (The Merwestone). The factual background