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BI Insurance claims: what happens next?

28 Jan 2021
Following a "leapfrog" appeal, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark judgment on 15 January 2021 on how non-damage business interruption insurance (BI) policies should respond to claims arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The judgment represents a significant victory for insureds: BI cover is available under most of the policies considered. It is important to flag, however, that most SMEs holding traditional BI policies which respond to claims arising out of physical loss or physical damage will not benefit from this judgment. We consider the implications of the judgment and what happens next.

WBD advise on part VII transfer of Arch Insurance EEA business

04 Jan 2021
WBD has advised on the Part VII transfer to Arch Insurance (EU) dac of insurance business carried on by Arch Insurance (UK) Limited (excluding inwards reinsurance business) within the European Economic Area. This took effect on 31 December 2020, following the receipt of sanction from the High Court on 18 December 2020.

General Insurance under the FCA spotlight

31 Dec 2019
General insurance (GI) has been under increased scrutiny by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In 2017 and 2018, it carried out diagnostic works into the GI distribution chain and found multiple areas of concern.

Claiming an advantage: collaboration with startups

23 May 2017
The daunting list of challenges facing the global insurance industry shows little sign of abating. From the lingering effects of the financial crisis and ongoing political uncertainty through to sweeping technological change and coping with significant disruption from the growth of aggregator price-driven websites, the industry giants are now left with important questions about their current business models and the industry’s future.

We are named Insurance Team of Year 2017

24 Mar 2017
Bond Dickinson has won Insurance Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards last night (23 March), at a gala ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London.

With more than 100 finalists across 24 categories, the awards recognised the achievements of the finest lawyers in the industry. The winners were selected by an external judging panel comprising senior general counsel and senior editors from Legal Business' editorial team.

Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 - are you ready? Part 2

19 Jul 2016
In order to understand how the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (2010 Act) changes the tactics insurers use when handling claims involving an insolvent defendant, it is helpful to look back at how the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (1930 Act) works currently to consider the perceived flaws to both claimants and insurers.