The Great Fire of London was finally extinguished 350 years ago today. New insurance structures emerged in the aftermath of the Great Fire – which bear striking resemblance to some of ...05 September 2016
UK: Autonomous Cars: Government to Consult on changes to RTA to change compulsory insurance regime
The Government announced yesterday that they will be running a consultation over the course of the Summer, seeking the views of the insurance industry and the automotive industry on the changes they propose to make. The changes include a shift of liability from drivers and their insurers to motor manufacturers and the use of product liability insurance. The changes will be made by amendment to the Road Traffic Act 1988. Discussion following the speech indicated that the Government is looking to insurers and the automotive industry to work together to determine a workable system for apportioning liability. Details of the speech can be found here.
The Insurance Act 2015 (the "Act") comes into force tomorrow. It represents a fundamental departure from existing insurance law. The changes impact on a number of key areas which are...11 August 2016
The Supreme Court published two judgments on how dishonesty affects insurance claims before the end of the most recent Trinity term:10 August 2016