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Consultation launched on Flood Re regulations but plans labelled 'unworkable' by insurers

New draft regulations that would implement the Flood Reinsurance (Flood Re) Scheme are being consulted on by the UK government. 24 Jul 2014

Global insurers switching investments to private equity and infrastructure, says Goldman Sachs

Insurers are increasingly switching to less liquid investment classes such as infrastructure debt, private equity and commercial mortgage loans as they believe these will offer better investment returns than government and agency debt and cash, according to... 07 May 2014

Out-Law Guides

  • Reinsurance Directive in the UK

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated on 1st April 2008. On 10th December 2007, a series of statutory instruments completed the implementation of the Reinsurance Directive into UK law....

Winter floods to cost UK insurance industry £1.1bn, says ABI

The UK insurance industry is expected to pay up to £ 1.1 billion to customers whose homes, businesses and vehicles were damaged as a result of storms and flooding during the “ wettest winter on record ” , according to the latest figures from the Association... 20 Mar 2014

Court of Appeal to rule on standard of proof in 'follow the settlement' clause dispute

FOCUS: The Court of Appeal is to consider the standard of proof to be applied in unqualified 'follow the settlement' clauses in deciding whether a claim falls within the risks covered by the reinsurance policy following a recent High Court judgment. 30 Jan 2014

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