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Pipelines – Insurance & Legal Aspects In Cases Of Damage
The United Kingdom alone relies of thousands of kilometres of oil and gas pipelines that stretch across the ocean floor of the North Sea alone.
UK
7 Jun 2011
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Battle Of The Forms - GHSP Inc v AB Electronic Ltd [2010] EWHC 1828 (Comm)
This case involves the familiar scenario in commercial contractual relations known as a "battle of the forms".
UK
12 May 2011
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Dangerous Cargo; A Minefield for Cargo Interests and Their Insurers
The carriage of dangerous goods remains a legal minefield for cargo interests and their insurers in relation to their potential exposure to liability.
UK
8 Jan 2011
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Rome II
The Rome Convention (last updated 1980) provides that in the EU, and in the absence of an express choice of law clause, a contract will be governed by the law of the country with which it is most closely connected.
UK
4 Jun 2009
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The Significance Of Taking Out A Valued Policy In The Present Economic Climate
Under the Marine Insurance Act 1906, a distinction is made between valued and unvalued policies of insurance.
UK
12 Dec 2008
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Limit No. 2 Ltd V AXA Versicherung Ag. [2008] EWCA Civ. 1231 - Court Of Appeal Decision On Misrepresentation By Broker In Reinsurance Case
This case involved Lloyd's Syndicates who were reinsured by the predecessor to AXA under first loss reinsurance contracts relating to construction and operating risks in connection with oil rigs.
UK
13 Nov 2008
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Jurisdiction Dispute Under Articles 27 And 30 Of EU Regulation 44/2001: “Syndicate 980 V Sinco S.A.” [2008] EWHC 1842 (Comm.)
In this case, the claimants were three Lloyd’s Syndicates (“Syndicates”) for various years of account between 1999 and 2006.
UK
27 Aug 2008
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“Sea Emerald SA V Prominvestbank – Joint Stockpoint Commercial Industrial And Investment Bank” [2008] EWHC 1979 (Comm): Dispute Relating To Refund Guarantee In Shipbuilding Contracts
In the shipbuilding industry, the refund guarantee is often an essential document because it allows the buyer and its financiers to hold security from the shipyard which will respond in the event that the ship is not delivered.
UK
27 Aug 2008
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Liability Of Sub-Brokers Who Place Inadequate Insurance Cover
The recent case of “Dunlop Hawyards (DHL) Ltd v Erinaceous Insurance Services Ltd v Lockton” [2008] EWHC 520 Comm has shed further light on the potential pitfalls that may arise where more than one broker is involved in placing insurance on behalf of an assured.
UK
 
30 Jul 2008
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Application Under CPR Part 18.1 For Further Information: Two Apparently Contradictory Judgements
CPR Part 18.1 provides for the court to make an order requiring a party to clarify any matter which is disputed in legal proceedings, alternatively to give additional information in relation to such a matter.
UK
1 Jul 2008
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Insurance “Contract Certainty” Revisited
The events of ‘9/11’ shattered conventional thinking about insurance in a number of ways. A tricky debate has centred on the question of what cover had been provided for the Twin Towers at the time of the attack. By September 11th no final wordings had been agreed, there were only temporary contracts from the insurers pledging to provide insurance.
UK
16 Nov 2006
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Shariah-Compliant Insurance Products: ‘Takaful’
"Takaful" is an Arabic word meaning "guaranteeing each other" or "joint guarantee". The fundamentals underlying the concept of Takaful are very similar to cooperative and mutual principles, as the cooperative and mutual model is one that is accepted under Islamic Law.
UK
22 Mar 2006
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