In this edition of Insurance Focus, we continue our review of legal and regulatory issues connected to the rise of ‘InsurTech’.
July 26, 2017
In this article we have asked some of our partners across the firm for their views on the big issues that will affect the insurance industry in their region over the next few months.
As a sector, the insurance industry is particularly well placed to benefit from distributed ledger technology and applications enabled by it, such as smart contracts.
The recent UK Supreme Court decision considers whether an insurer can bring a subrogated claim against a co-insured to recover loss paid to another insured, in light of the terms of the contract pursuant to which the insurance was arranged.
If the insurance regulator has its way, insurance companies can be fined and their employees imprisoned for talking too fast or using a font that is too small.
March 13, 2017
The Council for Medical Schemes has published guidelines for insurers and intermediaries to apply for a two year exemption from aspects of the demarcation regulations.
March 09, 2017
January 11, 2017
Cyber risk, which is a broad concept that encompasses all risks that arise from the use of technology and data, has recently undergone a surge in prominence.
December 07, 2016
Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of microorganisms to resist antimicrobial treatments and is said to be caused by the overuse or misuse of antibiotics
December 06, 2016
When insurers are faced with a claim that they believe is in some respect fraudulent, they need to consider four issues
October 19, 2016
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