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FINRA revises and restructures registration and exam requirements

In a long-awaited move, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved a set of new rules proposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. This article examines the proposals.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 16 October 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Don't get caught out by Insurance Distribution Directive rule changes

Now is the time to make sure you will be in a position to comply when the new regime comes into force. So, what is the IDD and will it affect your business?

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

California v. Continental: Horizontal exhaustion the rule in California? Not so fast.

A recent decision clarifies that vertical exhaustion applies to an excess policy that only specifies a retained limit, even where the insured subsequently purchases insurance to cover the retained amounts.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Cyber risk insurance: a view from the Prudential Regulation Authority

The Prudential Regulation Authority's recently published conclusion is that the exposure to cyber risk is currently being underrated by insurers. This article analyses the PRA's review.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 28 September 2017 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

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Business risk doctrine no talisman in CGL coverage dispute

In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal demonstrated that it continues to apply rules of insurance policy interpretation that are favorable to policyholders.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 22 September 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

New D&O survey demonstrates increasing number of FCA investigations against senior managers

Allen and Overy, in conjunction with Willis Towers Watson, conducted a survey among C-suite directors, revealing at least 33% percent have experienced a claim or investigation involving a senior manager. Read the report.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 20 September 2017 | Practice Area: Directors

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Extinction of claims reform: A repeat prescription?

This article examines the proposed implementation of the Scottish Law Commission's recommendations for the reform of the law on extinction of claims under Scot law (known as "prescription").

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 11 September 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

Hurricane Harvey: Policyholders need to act promptly to preserve rights to insurance

Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath have brought extensive damage to property and disruption to businesses. Companies should examine their insurance policies and promptly take steps to preserve and maximize coverage for their losses.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 30 August 2017 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

Are you haPPI now...?

This article examines a recent decision at Glasgow Sheriff Court concerning PPI refunds.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 11 August 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

Jackson LJ recommends fixed recoverable costs for claims up to £100,000

Lord Justice Jackson’s report on fixed recoverable costs has been published today. This article examines the report in detail.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Rating: 3 people found this useful

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