We at Insuralex are very pleased to welcome our new member in Canada. Zuber & Company LLP is pleased to announce our selection as the Canadian member of Insuralex, the
High Court guidance in relation to insurable interests and liability for late payment of an indemnity On 4 March 2022, the High Court handed down judgment in the case of Quadra
FIDES (Federación Interamericana de Empresas de Seguros) has launched a report on insurance regulatory matters in the countries where FIDES has member insurer associations. FIDES represents 18 Latin American countries as well as Spain and The United States.
As warfare has evolved, has the insurance industry provided an adequate response? At any point in time there will be war and hostilities taking place somewhere in the world.  War-
Your boarding pass is ready.  Destination: Chicago “20th  Insuralex Forum and Insuralex Annual Meeting”  We are so pleased to advise that we are finalizing the details of the Twentieth Annual Insuralex Forum

Use of Smart Contracts

Background Awareness of distributed ledger technology (“DTL”) (also sometimes referred to as block chain technology) has increased in recent times, even if its purpose is not (yet) fully understood.  DTL
  California has long had a statutory prohibition of insurer liability for a policyholder’s willful acts in Insurance Code § 533. On April 19th California’s First District Court of Appeal held
Please join Insuralex for a discussion on global insurance industry developments following the pandemic with a focus on disaster-related insurance cover.   Our team of experts from South Africa, London and New York will unpack court
We find ourselves before a case in which the party injured by some events exercises the direct action provided in art. 76 of the Spanish LCS and doesn’t prosecute the
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell is pleased to announce its selection as the exclusive Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group member firm for Tennessee.  Insuralex is the world’s leading insurance global
During the last years, Insuralex´s Latin American team has published many free reports related to key (Re) insurance topics such as:   Parametric Insurance   Reinsurance    Criminal prosecution   Liability Insurance

See you in Court!

Overseas witnesses should anticipate attending English Court hearings in person as pandemic subsides. Two recent English High Court decisions provide guidance on the minimum requirements to obtain the Court’s permission
Insuralex (Trusted Legal Advisors for (Re) Insurance) is pleased to introduce its new Facebook page, which focuses mainly on reports, articles, news, seminars, webinars, etc. related to (re)insurance. Insuralex focuses
We face a scenario that most likely could take place, especially nowadays, when the state of the art rapidly changes in short periods of time. Technical knowledge available under the
Insuralex Australia (Meridian Lawyers) expands Perth team   Insuralex´s Exclusive Member in Australia (Meridian Lawyers) is delighted to announce the expansion of their Perth insurance team with the appointment of
Insuralex, once again, ranked band 1 in Insurance by Chambers and Partners Insuralex is the only insurance focused international network ranked in Global Chambers as a Leading Law Firm Network
Our Exclusive Member in California Co-edits the Third Edition of the ABA’s Property Insurance Litigator’s Handbook Bullivant Houser Shareholder Andy Downs is one of the three co-editors of the third
Insuralex chooses Bullivant Houser Bailey PC as its exclusive member in Washington Bullivant Houser, a U.S. West Coast-based law firm providing legal services in the area of insurance law and
At the moment, there is quite a diverse legal landscape of different kinds of “class action” in Europe. While some countries do not provide a ‘class action system’ at all,
Meridian Lawyers selected by Insuralex as its exclusive member in Australia  Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce its selection as the sole appointed Australian based law firm to the exclusive
GUATEMALA: Insuralex covers another jurisdiction in Latin America
GUATEMALA: Insuralex covers another jurisdiction in Latin America   Prestigious Guatemala´s law firm BLP has been chosen by Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group, a worldwide association of independent insurance and reinsurance

Reinsurance Round-Up 2021

Reinsurance Round-Up 2021 The all-pervading topic of conversation, worldwide, over the last year has been Covid-19. Much has been written about insurance coverage and there has been litigation in many
Low-Cost insurances as a result of the Covid pandemic. ABSTRACT Currently, and as a result of the pandemic, a variety of low-cost policies has entered the healthcare insurance market, advertising
Foreign accident claims – has the Supreme Court opened the door to floods of claims? The Supreme Court handed down judgment in FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC v Brownlie [2021]
A reminder of when insurers can(not) exercise their entitlement to avoid The High Court has, in its judgment in Ristorante Ltd t/a Bar Massimo v Zurich Insurance plc [2021] EWHC
MehaffyWeber, a top ranked law firm and a provider of legal services in the area of insurance law and related litigation, has been selected to serve as the exclusive member
A summary of the Supreme Court judgment in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP   On 18 June 2021, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark judgment in
The COVID pandemic that hit the world in 2020 not only shook global health systems, but also impacted with particularly serious consequences in all economic sectors of society. The challenges
Holidaymaker succeeds in appeal to Supreme Court for compensation against her UK package travel organiser following ‘broad view’ approach that hotel employee’s guiding actions were ancillary services and not within
Remedies for misrepresentation – Jones v Zurich Insurance Plc The loss of a diamond, with a value of £15,000, from a ring is not the sort of thing that one
Helen Tilley and Robert Harrison of our Exclusive Member in UK, CPB, discuss recent research on cardiac risks associated with playing football. Following a recent 10 year study of UK
A new board of directors elected for the global insurance lawyers group Tramposch & Partner´s managing partner Andreas Weinzierl was recently elected as president of Insuralex during its annual meeting.
In instances where someone fails to pay an insurance premium and it amounts to a repudiation of an insurance contract, the insurer need not provide an extension for the payment
Ranked Dominican law firm Pereyra & Asociados (P&A) has announced it has been chosen by Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group, a worldwide association of independent insurance and reinsurance lawyers, as
A summary of the case of ABN Amro Bank N.V. v Royal & Sun Alliance plc and 13 Underwriters and Edge Brokers (London) Limited. With the nature and extent of
Latest additions to the Royal Decree on training in order to implement Directive (EU) 2016/97. A few weeks ago, the Council of Ministers in Spain approved the Royal Decree 287/2021,
Insuralex´s Exclusive member in UK (Carter, Perry Bailey) and Insuralex´s Sponsor (Lowers Forensics International) provide a summary of key developments related to Insurtech and Insurance Claims. THOUGH INSURERS, BROKERS, MANAGING
Full recording on demand: Class Action in Europe – developments towards a “new normal” in litigation in light of the directive (EU) 2020/1828?   The European Parliament has adopted legislation to allow
The wildfires that ripped through Oregon in September of 2020 caused unprecedented damage, and sparked legislation that would expand property coverage and look to create a bad faith cause of
COVID-19, in and amongst all its other ramifications, has been a catalyst for digital evolution. In this context, it is important to note that the threats and vulnerabilities of the
We reflect on the past year – and look at what is next for event cancellation, travel and life/protection insurers On 23 March 2021, the UK marked the anniversary of
Supreme Court confirms that Coroners’ Inquests shall apply the lower civil standard of proof to all forms of Inquest conclusions of suicide and unlawful killing In this long-running Judicial Review