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Terrorism risk insurance 'backstop' to run until 2020 following US Senate reauthorisation

Legal provisions limiting insurers' liability for damage in the event of a terrorist incident will be extended until the end of 2020 after US lawmakers pushed through provisions that had been left to lapse over the Christmas period. 13 Jan 2015

US senator blocks terrorism risk insurance programme extension despite support from House of Representatives

US laws limiting insurers' exposure to large claims in the event of a terrorist incident look set to expire at the end of this year after the US Senate failed to agree an extension to the programme before its winter break. 17 Dec 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....