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16.05.2013
Corporate Insurance Newsletter (Clyde & Co)

A summary of recent developments in the Corporate Insurance market - the latest update from Clyde & Co's Corporate Insurance team. 

Clyde & Co LLP
16.05.2013
Section 54 is in for the long haul

This update covers Matthew Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd [2013] WASCA 115, an appeal from a decision by the Supreme Court of Western Australia.  The appeal is significant for its implications with respect to the interpretation of s 54. 

Clyde & Co LLP
16.05.2013
Thawing of the ice. Will 2013 be the dawn of Arctic shipping?

Unprecedented rising temperatures in the Arctic have resulted in major transformations to its natural environment and with the Arctic heating up twice as quickly as anywhere else on the planet, shipping activity in the region is expanding. This article discusses the impact of this on marine insurers, ship owners and cargo interests.

Clyde & Co LLP
14.05.2013
China’s CIRC categorises insurance business

China Insurance Regulatory Commission's recently declared Administrative Measures on Classification of Business Scope of Insurance

Clyde & Co LLP
14.05.2013
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<span style="\\\\&quot;font-size:" 11px;\\\\"=""> In Australia, the Assistant Treasurer has released an Exposure Draft of the Insurance Contracts Amendment (Unfair Terms) Bill 2013 (the Bill). The update provides an update with regards to the status of this bill.

Clyde & Co LLP
13.05.2013
Reinsurance Clauses: Conditions Precedent, differences between English law and Brazilian law

In order that a condition precedent shall have the same effect as under English law, the clause needs to be written in such a way as to explain clearly the obligations of the reinsured and the consequences of non-compliance.

JBO Advocacia
09.05.2013
Regulators eye US medical stop-loss insurance

While various provisions of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been implemented since the act’s passage in 2010, the act’s major market reforms will only begin to come into effect in 2014.  This article discusses current developments and potential implications of the ACA, including its impact on stop-loss insurance.

Clyde & Co LLP
08.05.2013
Breach is the battle, causation and loss the war

Awards of damages in three recent cases provide powerful ammunition for insurers seeking to reduce their claims exposure.
 

Mills & Reeve
07.05.2013
Lawyers put in the stocks over lengthy skeleton arguments

A recent Court of Appeal case, Standard Bank PLC v Via Mat International Ltd1, (in which Clyde & Co acted for the respondent) has fired a warning shot that the costs of preparation could be disallowed if skeleton arguments are not kept as concise as possible

Clyde & Co LLP
06.05.2013
DIFC Court jurisdiction: constitutional and inter-Emirate issues

On 24 April 2013 the DIFC Court of First Instance issued an important judgment accepting jurisdiction over a dispute between a DIFC-based reinsurer and an Abu Dhabi based insurance company. This updates explores this matter further.

Clyde & Co LLP
03.05.2013
China’s CIRC permits private equity investment partnerships to invest in domestic insurers

An update about China’s CIRC permits private equity investment partnerships to invest in domestic insurers

Clyde & Co LLP
03.05.2013
Reinsurance Ireland

This briefing explains why Ireland is proving so attractive a location to the reinsurance industry.  It also explains the application process and the ongoing supervisory controls to which a reinsurer is subject.

William Fry
03.05.2013
Captive Insurance and Reinsurance - Ireland

This briefing explains why Ireland is proving so attractive a location to the captive industry. It also explains the application process involved in establishing a captive insurer or reinsurer and the ongoing supervisory controls to which a captive is subject.

William Fry
01.05.2013
Clark Hill Thorp Reed’s Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing

Clark Hill Thorp Reed's Insurance & Reinsurance Briefing highlights recent developments in the insurance and reinsurance industry.

Clark Hill Thorp Reed
01.05.2013
Latin America Bulletin

 Key issues in international commerce across the region.

Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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