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Courts given stronger powers to strike out 'fundamentally dishonest' claims, says expert

FOCUS: Courts in England and Wales now have the power to strike out personal injury claims in their entirety if the person making the claim has been fundamentally dishonest, even if parts of the claim were genuine. 17 Jun 2015

UK Supreme Court judges show little appetite for extending ‘Fairchild’ exception to other scenarios, says expert

Comments made by some of the UK’s top judges during a recent ruling appear to signal their reluctance to extend the so-called ‘Fairchild’ exception to the normal rules of causation to cover any more types of damage or injury, an expert has said. 26 May 2015

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Incoming president of APIL says public-facing businesses need compulsory public liability insurance

According to the incoming president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), companies that deal with the public should be required to take out public liability insurance, so that customers and members of the public that are injured on business... 28 Apr 2015

PRA issues supervisory statement on EIOPA Solvency II guidelines

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has issued a supervisory statement confirming that it expects PRA-authorised firms to follow European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's (EIOPA) guidelines under the Solvency II directive, but that there... 27 Apr 2015

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