In this talk we aim to demystify the Senior Managers & Certification Regime and to give a guiding hand as to obligations, duties and steps required by 2018’s brand new regulatory pitfalls in the form of the GDPR and the Insurance Distribution Directive.Read More
Looking at topical issues relating to the sale and purchase of insurance brokers and insurance intermediaries. It considers the structures for sale and purchase, how to remove barriers and avoid delays, as well as current due diligence and regulatory issues.
It addresses some hidden problems and potential future liabilities/obligations as well as the use of warranties, indemnities and representations.Read More
This lecture aims to explain the principles and latest developments in a clear and concise way for anyone involved in property claims: insurers, brokers, adjusters, insureds, etc and covers causation, common coverage issues, common policy exclusions (such as wear and tear, corrosion and inherent vice) and gradual deterioration as seen in the recent case of Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Ins Co (April 2017).Read More
Speaker: Ed Stanley: Presented 5 May 2017
A look underneath the issues that have arisen from some recent cases, including Aggregation of loss – is it still causing aggravation?, Professional negligence – is the professional responsible for all of your loss? Plus the perils of acting for friends, and what if the professional goes rogue?, Vicarious liability in tort claims – those awful office parties again and Motor Insurance – what is use of a vehicle and should we ask a driver if he is insured before he injures us?Read More
This lecture provides an overview of different types of bonus schemes and the risks involved when exercising discretion over such bonuses. The lecture will also examine the development in associated legal principles and shall provide guidance as to whether the Courts will interfere with an employer’s discretion.Read More
Speaker: Ed Stanley: Presented 7 September 2016
A selection of cases from 2016 of particular interest to the insurance world. A number of Supreme Court cases concerning vicarious liability and fraudulent claims. Ex turpi causa is back in vogue, as is proximate cause and we also have a few
interesting cases on contract terms.
In August the Insurance Act 2015 comes into force bringing with it dramatic changes in the way commercial insurance is written and claims handled. Increasing Government focus on sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering compliance also makes knowledge of the latest regulations vital if mistakes are to be avoided. This lecture explains the latest changes and their particular impact on the world of claims.Read More