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Legal Focus: Data on the offensive

Recent court decisions demonstrate that clear and robust data analysis, even by non-experts, can have a significant bearing on case outcomes

United Kingdom Legal focus

The insurance industry should keep an eye on Red Sea attacks

While the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea are being managed there is a real risk to the global supply chain

Middle East and Africa Legal focus

The growth of social inflation in Mexico

The phrase ‘social inflation’ is not a common one in Mexico’s legal system but the phenomenon has been growing, particularly since the country’s 2011 constitutional reform

Mexico Casualty

Data ethics and the measure of responsible AI

The race to capitalise on the opportunities presented by AI is firmly under way against a backdrop of regulation and other forms of governance that are accelerating at a rapid pace

International Technology

Ship interests succeed in constructive total loss claim

Commercial Court finds for claimants under a war risk policy in relation to a ship detained in Indonesia 

United Kingdom Indonesia

Legal Focus: Striking the balance to manage innovation and risk in health-tech

Insurers face a surge in claims as medical technology advances

United Kingdom Specialty

Legal Focus: UK Court of Appeal gives insurers clarity on foreseeability of diseases

A recent asbestos-related case has wider implications for disease-related claims

United Kingdom Casualty

Legal Focus: FCA shines spotlight on London market firms over non-financial misconduct

There are steps insurance firms can take to mitigate the risks of being on the receiving end of unwanted FCA attention

London Regulation

Legal Focus: The crackdown on economic crime is only just beginning

Insurers must take steps to protect themselves and their clients from missteps in relation to the legislative changes brought about by the UK’s Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act

United Kingdom Casualty

Legal Focus: Reinsureds win in Covid-19 BI aggregation cases

High Court affirms support for a broad approach to aggregation and coverage for Covid-19 losses at a reinsurance level

United Kingdom Claims Management

Legal Focus: Berne Financial Services Agreement is cautious welcome from Switzerland for UK insurers

Regulatory equivalence agreement opens up interesting opportunities for UK insurers in the Swiss market

Switzerland Legal focus

Legal Focus: Material contribution test applies to causation of indivisible diseases

UK Court of Appeal has attempted to bring clarity to the notoriously slippery legal concept of material contribution

United Kingdom Claims Management
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