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.
- 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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