Posts Tagged ‘HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan LLP)’

HFW Insurance Bulletin 13 Oct. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 13 Oct. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Brexit – five priorities for insurers UK: PRA consultation on amendments to whistleblowing rules UK: Tax has to be taxing 2. HFW...
October 13th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Briefing – ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE: Cargo Insurers “break limits” in unprecedented judgment

HFW Briefing – ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE: Cargo Insurers “break limits” in unprecedented judgment
ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE: Cargo Insurers “break limits” in unprecedented judgment Following the fire and sinking of the bulk carrier ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE off the coast of Oman in April 2013, the owners...
October 11th, 2016 | Claims, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs | Read More

HFW Briefing: Everything that floats – regulations clear?

HFW Briefing: Everything that floats – regulations clear?
Everything that floats – regulations clear? An international convention authority and courts on both sides of the Atlantic have recently attempted to clarify the question of whether floating offshore...
October 10th, 2016 | Gas, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing – Confirmation received from the Court of Appeal: the ASTRA was wrongly decided

HFW Briefing – Confirmation received from the Court of Appeal: the ASTRA was wrongly decided
Confirmation received from the Court of Appeal: the ASTRA was wrongly decided In 2013, the Commercial Court in the ASTRA held controversially that the obligation to make punctual payment of hire by...
October 7th, 2016 | Chartering, Disputes, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 06 Oct. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 06 Oct. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Preparations for a Market Turning Event 2. Market developments UK: House of Commons Treasury Select Committee publishes FCA data on...
October 6th, 2016 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Financial Ombudsman Service report on PPI mis-selling – deadline on claims to follow? 2. Court cases and arbitration England &...
September 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Briefing – A victory for insurers? A question again. European Court to decide whether to allow direct actions against insurers

HFW Briefing – A victory for insurers? A question again. European Court to decide whether to allow direct actions against insurers
A victory for insurers? A question again. European Court to decide whether to allow direct actions against insurers Denmark’s highest court has asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to determine...
September 27th, 2016 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Organisations | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The end of Solvency II? Treasury Committee launches inquiry into the Directive 2. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Unreasonable...
September 23rd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Maritime Fraud | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 15 Sept. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 15 Sept. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: IAIS publishes August 2016 newsletter UK: Insurance Distribution Directive: EIOPA online survey 2. Market Developments UK: FCA disappointed...
September 15th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Hanjin in rehabilitation: what next?

Hanjin in rehabilitation: what next?
Hanjin in rehabilitation: what next?   The insolvency of Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh largest container line, is likely to have a significant impact throughout the maritime sector....
August 31st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Legal, Markets, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Practical Law Chapters (Insurance & Reinsurance)

HFW Practical Law Chapters (Insurance & Reinsurance)
    Practical Law Chapters HFW have recently contributed several chapters to Practical Law’s jurisdiction guides. The guides provide a valuable overview of the key legislation and regulations affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry in numerous...
August 31st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

Commencement of drilling = spudding? Industry terms in oil and gas contracts

Commencement of drilling = spudding? Industry terms in oil and gas contracts
Simon Shaddick A dispute between Vitol E and P Ltd (Vitol) and Africa Oil and Gas Corporation (AOGC) arose out of an M&A transaction relating to a production sharing contract (PSC) for an exploration permit for the “Marine XI” area offshore the Republic of Congo. The background facts are relatively...
August 18th, 2016 | Gas, Legal, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Oil Industry | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 July 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 July 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. This will be the last edition of the Bulletin until September 2016, when we will include...
July 22nd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 15 July 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 15 July 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA publishes first...
July 15th, 2016 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 07 July 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 07 July 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation France: Energy – enactment...
July 7th, 2016 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Third party...
June 23rd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 16 June 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 16 June 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s...
June 16th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 02 June 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 02 June 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Revised code for managing...
June 2nd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s...
May 26th, 2016 | Communication, Legal | Read More

The HFW Insurance Bulletin 13 May 2016

The HFW Insurance Bulletin 13 May 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Enterprise Act – new...
May 13th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 6 May 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 6 May 2016
INSURANCE BULLETIN 6 May 2016 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments,...
May 6th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 28 April 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 28 April 2016
INSURANCE BULLETIN 28 April 2016 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court...
April 28th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 April 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 April 2016
INSURANCE BULLETIN 22 April 2016 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court...
April 22nd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW briefing – A victory for insurers: the YUSUF CEPNIOGLU

HFW briefing – A victory for insurers: the YUSUF CEPNIOGLU
Richard Strub Many jurisdictions around the world have legislation granting a victim the right to sue a defendant’s insurer directly and without first suing the insured. Such “direct action statutes” have been used in a number of recent cases to sue P&I clubs directly. The issue for clubs,...
April 20th, 2016 | Claims, Disputes, Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin April 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin April 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation EU Antitrust:...
April 14th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More