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We keep you up-to-date on emerging market issues and their impact on the insurance sector,
through a variety of publications, events and our leading market initiatives.

Client Alerts 28/07/2016

Client Alert: The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act

The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 allows claimants to recover compensation directly from insurers where the insured is insolvent. The old (1930) Act requires claimants to establish the insured’s liability before bringing a separate claim against their insurer. The new Act comes in to force on 1 August 2016.  

Blogs 22/07/2016

Collateral Lies in Insurance Claims

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that an insurer is not entitled to repudiate a claim for fraud on the basis of a "collateral lie" made by a policyholder in the presentation of a claim.  Partner, Louise Cruise, gives an overview of the implications for insurers.