Insurance, a market that impacts on every aspect of life, is forever changing in the eyes of the law. Case law is constantly evolving, impacting on how insurers operate.

In this Special Report we look at some areas that have recently undergone significant change. Hill Dickinson’s Kathy Perrin discusses sexual abuse claims and the recent controversial ruling that removed the limitations upon the length of time in which a claim can be brought.

Elsewhere, the environment issue, seemingly the topic of Europe at present, is struggling to back up the aspirational tone of its supporters with hard legislation.

For more on the world of insurance, log on to, where two partners from Clyde & Co discuss the burning issue of insurers owning brokers and the risks of conflicts arising from this relationship, including the murky and previously unreported world of ‘undisclosed’ commissions.