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Follow the leader: Who can release the following insurance market?

A recent decision of the High Court (San Evans Maritime Inc v Aigaion Insurance Co Sa) held that a follower was bound to a settlement entered into by the lead, even though the settlement was expressed not to bind the follower.

Berwin Leighton Paisner
Eye on Insurance

A Look Back at 2013 and Forward to 2014

Sedgwick Detert,Moran & Arnold llp
California Insurance Law Quarterly

Winter 2013-14 Newsletter

Troutman Sanders LLP
Insurance LInked securItIes:

In hindsight, 2013 may be seen as the year in which

Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) became truly mainstream.

ILS products such as catastrophe bonds, Industry Loss

Warranties (ILWs) and collateralised reinsurance became

more popular and, importantly, products which traditional

P&C reinsurers started to actively engage with and


Ince & Co
Reinsurers watching earthquake litigation in the Wild South

You should read this if you are handling an insurance or  reinsurance claim arising from the New Zealand earthquakes.

Berwin Leighton Paisner
Brazilian Superior Court of Justice

The 3rd Chamber of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) has ruled that the time limit for the filing of a lawsuit by the insurer against its reinsurer is one year.

Mayer Brown
New Section 25 Annual Compliance Statement

In January, the Central Bank issued a notice to Irish authorised insurers and reinsurers (including captives) requiring a compliance statement to be submitted to the Central Bank under Section 25 of the Central Bank Act 1997 (the “Section 25 Compliance Statement”).  This Section 25 Compliance Statement confirms whether the (re)insurer has complied with its relevant obligations during the compliance period.

William Fry
Duties of A Lead Underwriter

What Duties Does A Lead Underwriter Owe To Following Underwriters When Settling A Claim?

New York Appeals Court Reverses Itself in K2 Investment Group Decision
Duane Morris
Legacy Insurance Management Act

Groundbreaking Vermont Insurance Legislation to Create New Insurance Market, Investment Opportunities

Goldberg Segalla
US Tax Alert

District court finds that insurance premium excise tax does not apply to retrocession transactions

DLA Piper
UK insurance and reinsurance disputes annual review
Herbert Smith Freehills
Insurance and Re-Insurance newsletter - Italy
DLA Piper
Insurance and Reinsurance Review of 2013
Taylor Wessing
Global Corporate Insurance and Regulatory Bulletin
Mayer Brown