Timothy Goodger, partner, discusses the concepts of force majeure and frustration in English law as well as circumstances in which parties might be discharged from their obligations in commercial contracts in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.Read More
Alexandra Booth, partner, delves into the responses of insurance regulators and what we can anticipate in response to COVID-19 claims.Read More
Alexandra Booth, partner, briefs us on the new Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMRC) which will apply to insurance intermediaries from 9 December 2019.Read More
Tim Goodger, partner, discusses the duties of insurance intermediaries in the context of the security for contracts of insurance and the renewed focus of the FCA in this area, as well as the implications of intermediaries using standard TOBAs when an insured may have no recourse to the FOS or the FSCS Scheme.Read More
By David Davies
Insurers of defendants risk being liable for the costs of claims whose claimants are not covered under an insurance policy.