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RPC secures alliance with US insurance firm

RPC has struck its first formal alliance with a US firm, securing a non-exclusive arrangement with Chicago-based Hinshaw & Culbertson. The firm will work alongside its US counterpart on insurance matters, such as professional indemnity, and directors and officers liability insurance. This is the first time RPC has made an management like this to such […]

Freshfields loses insurance regulation head to Mayer Brown

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer head of contentious insurance regulation Chris Chapman has moved across the City to join Mayer Brown as a partner. Chapman will start his new role on 20 March and strengthens the firm’s banking and regulatory disputes practice which was understood to have been identified has been a key part of London strategy. […]

Hamburg

Clydes raids Ince for new Hamburg office

A total of 16 lawyers from Ince & Co’s Hamburg office are to join Clyde & Co, nearly a year after the latter announced it was launching in the German city. The team are joining four former Ince partners, who made the same move to Clydes in February 2018. However, the quartet are understood to […]

Aviva gears up for first panel review in six years

FTSE 100 insurance giant Aviva is preparing to review its legal roster, six years after last undertaking a comprehensive analysis of its panel arrangements. The company, which will launch the review in the first quarter of this year, decided a traditional review was not necessary in 2016 and instead ran a ‘desktop review’ of its roster, […]

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Insurance: Third Party Rights Act 2010 – what you need to know

Since 1930 we’ve had laws aimed at ring-fencing certain insurance proceeds from an insured company or individual’s insolvency for the benefit of third parties with insured claims against the insolvent party. Without this legislation, any insurance proceeds would go into the general pot and shared among the insolvent party’s creditors as a whole rather than […]

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