Clyde & Co announces 5 per cent growth in revenue at half-year

18-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clyde & Co has reported a 5.3 per rise in income at the half-year, bringing revenue for the first six months of 2014/15 to £178m.


Bucks ABS expected to generate £400,000 profit for local authority over five years

17-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Buckinghamshire County Council has tasked its new alternative business structure (ABS) with generating profits of £400,000 over the next five years.

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Stories of the year: March

10-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

March set up some of the defining stories of 2014, with Addleshaw Goddard kicking of its early election, and PwC and DWF declaring top 20 aspirations in their respective markets.


FCA admits being "under strain" as it names McDermott as new director

9-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has promoted lawyer and current head of enforcement Tracey McDermott as part of a structural overhaul after admitting its supervision function was “under strain”.   

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Parabis backer Duke Street injects £13m cash into firm

5-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Private equity backed Parabis Group has received a further £13m cash injection from its investor Duke Street.


BLM breaks through £100m revenue barrier as Campbell Fitzpatrick merger goes live

3-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

BLM has added £4m to its top line with the completion of its merger with Belfast-headquartered Campbell Fitzpatrick Solicitors (CFS) on 1 December.


DAC Beachcroft and DWF bulk up with team hires in Bristol

3-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DAC Beachcroft and DWF have both made team hires in Bristol, with the latter swooping on Greenwoods for a second time after Parabis closed its office in the city.


Skadden takes Freshfields insurance partner Robert Stirling

1-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has taken Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer insurance partner Robert Stirling to join its global financial institutions group. 

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California’s Insurance Fraud Prevention Act: three unsettled issues the health sector should understand download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

California’s Insurance Frauds Prevention Act, Ins. Code §§ 1871 et seq. (IFPA), is an unusual false claims statute.

Fraudulent means and devices: honesty is the best policy download subscription

Eversheds 19-Dec-2014

Versloot Dredging BV & Or v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG & Ors considered whether the entire claim is forfeit if an Insured relies on fraudulent means or devices in pursuing a claim.

Unpicking the insurance stress test results — a concern or not? download subscription

KPMG 16-Dec-2014

The headlines following the release of the latest European insurance stress test results made depressing reading. However, the actual position is more positive.

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15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

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15-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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Special report: Professional indemnity insurance – A survival guide

4-Aug-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Navigating the renewals maze for PII has only got harder. We provide a guide to the sector’s underwriters while brokers advise on the best line of action

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