FCA landmark business interruption test case – potential for complex litigation remains

Despite a Supreme Court judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) business interruption test case being overwhelmingly in support of the policyholders, it seems there is still considerable mileage for disputes over coverage to continue and to eventually reach the courts.

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