Insurance e-brief — March 2013

Ince & Co has released its insurance e-brief for March 2013. Areas covered include liability, marine, reinsurance, regulatory, contract clauses, legal profession privilege, Jackson reforms, Hong Kong and more.

Contents

  • Heresy, drugs and the Bermuda Form
  • Employer’s liability – everything in proportion?
  • Wheels on fire: a cautionary tale of nuisance
  • Apportionment in liability policies – take care with your wordings
  • The chain of causation: “one thing led to another”
  • 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center: how many events?
  • England and New York – convergence on “follow the settlements”?
  • Satellite TV and extended warranties – the meaning of insurance made clear
  • What’s in a name? The effect of a basis of the contract clause
  • Principle or politics? The price of privileged communications and who is a “legal advisor” for the purpose of legal advice privilege?
  • The Jackson reforms – what insurers need to know
  • Law for assessing damages in personal injury cases in Hong Kong revamped
  • New outsourcing guidelines for insurers in Hong Kong
  • New regulatory regime for insurers and brokers
  • New legislation for consumer insurance

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