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Marine liabilities bookcrop2Marine Cyber Risk & Insurance
Ince & Co Partner Simon Cooper has contributed a chapter to a recent Marine Liabilities book.  Read more


EU-CountriesGerman Insurers take a stand on Brexit
What should insurers and competent authorities focus on the next months?  Read more


Top secret cropTell me your secrets!
ECJ hands down judgment on the confidentiality of information a regulated entity provides to regulators.  Read more


Insurance Law Review cropNew edition of the Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review
Sixth edition recently published and we are pleased to share it with readers of this Blog.  Read more


Dusseldorf harbour cropDirectors’ duties under German law
Can ‘uninvolved’ directors be held liable for deliberate breaches of duty by their co-directors?  Read more


Ince logo gif cropInce & Co Insurance & Reinsurance Law Spring Seminar
On 2 May 2018 Ince & Co held the first of its 2018 Insurance & Reinsurance Law Seminar series.  Read more


Brexit City London crop 2FCA sets out priorities for insurance and other industries
Chair of the FCA acknowledes that the year ahead will be a “challenging one for the regulator”.  Read more


germany-flag-boat-cropGermany steps up the competition
German federal state of NRW seeks to become EU’s new centre for international dispute resolution post-Brexit.  Read more


Syria (Syrian Arab Republic) flag cropIs the insurance industry ready for GDPR?
By the nature of its business, the insurance sector collects and has access to a large amount of personal data.  Read more


GDPR cropIs the insurance industry ready for GDPR?
By the nature of its business, the insurance sector collects and has access to a large amount of personal data.  Read more


France tricolore flag cropParis Court of Appeal Creates an International Chamber
“France is back!” seems to be the recurring theme behind many new French government initiatives.  Read more


Military exports cropInsurers and Controlled Goods
Parties exporting various classes of controlled goods must obtain licences to move goods to other destinations.  Read more


Snow UK aerial cropSnow Storms: What does it all add up to?
Much of the UK was brought to a halt by snow storms which also affected continental Europe.  Read more


AI robot keyboard cropOkay computer – what are my chances?
Development of new litigation prediction models which intended to remove uncertainty from dispute resolution.  Read more


London city aerial cropSCAP – The Power of One
This month, the London market launched the Single Claims Agreement Party model (SCAP).  Read more


GDPR padlock cropGDPR – A Welcome Concession to Insurers
Insurers have been concerned about the impact of the legislation but a new amendment may relieve those concerns. Read more


fintech cropIs your premium collection your competitor’s next marketing tool?
AISPs gather all information from accounts. Read more


feathers cropPlucking hell for insurers
Ince insurance team members attend mock trial centred on upon issues arising under the Insurance Act 2015.  Read more


Artificial Intelligence (2)cropAre insurers changing the world?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in the insurance sector.
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Cyber bomb cropSex bomb for insurers?
During the summer, the UK papers were full of stories about computerised sex dolls.  Read more


cyber surgery cropCyber Surgery – every Tuesday, 2pm-6pm, London
Concerned about cybercrime and how it could affect your company? Our Cyber Surgery is here to help! Read more


North Sea cropCrewless ships sail into the North Sea and into underwriters’ risk assessment
Test to control platform support vessel in North Sea. Read more


Maersk2 cropMarine market sails into Blockchain revolution
The first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector is due to be launched in early 2018. Read more


Hurricane Harvey 3 cropThe Hours clause – Any time, any place any where?
Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath continue to wreak havoc in Texas and Louisiana more than a week after it first hit. Read more


Hurricane Harvey destruction cropHarvey: The unwanted legacy of Hurricane Katrina?
As insurers continue to assess their Harvey exposures, the devastation still continues. Read more


Brexit cube banner cropRome? Brussels? The Hague? Where will UK be after Brexit?
Issues of governing law and applicable jurisdiction arise frequently in cross-border disputes and can be costly.  Read more


Hurricane Harvey cropHarvey – the rush to press…
As the UK recovers from an unusually warm August bank holiday, Harvey continues its destruction in Texas.  Read more


costa-crociere-2099779_1920cropA warning for Insurers: GPS all at sea
June saw a further warning for marine insurers about the nature and extent of their potential exposure to cyber risk.  Read more


ransomware-2320941_1920cropDurex springs a leak
One of the victims of the recent ‘NotPetya’ malware attacks was Reckitt Benckiser, the manufacturer of Durex and Nurofen.  Read more


Peter Rogan cropNew edition of the Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review
Seeking to analyse recent legal and market developments in the key jurisdictions in which insurance is practised.  Read more


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Petya – Déjà vu all over again?
The Petya ransomware attack, which seems to have begun in the Ukraine, continues to spread around the world.  Read more


Malaysia flag cropPhishing at sea
The maritime industry is becoming increasingly aware of the threat which it faces from cyber risk.  Read more


signature cropStrikes to hit insurance industry in Germany
The German Union Verdi is calling for strikes in the insurance industry in Germany.  Read more


Artificial intelligence cropThe Times They Are A Changin’
Zurich Insurance confirms it will be deploying artificial intelligence (AI) in deciding personal injury claims.  Read more


Dubai ImageIIDubai Cyber Risk Presentation
On 10 May, UK partner Simon Cooper spoke on cyber risk at the DIFC Insurance Association seminar in Dubai.  Read more


Ins seminar 110517 cropReport: Ince & Co’s Insurance & Reinsurance Law Seminar
In light of the cyber-attack on the NHS just a couple of days later, the choice of topic proved a remarkably prescient one! Read more


Hacker crop 2Cyberattacks make companies and governments WannaCry
This weekend’s global cyber-attack, for those working within cyber-security, came as little surprise.  Read more


Supreme Court London crop2Supreme Court “abnormal occurrence” in the context of a safe port warranty and tackles co-insurance questions
Important judgment handed down on 10 May 2017.  Read more


Movement cyber crop2UK Government Issues Cyber Security Regulation and Incentives Review
Gov’s position on cyber regulation in private sector.  Read more


Frankfurt cropGerman claims – what now for the brokers?
Federal Financial Supervisory Authority have raised questions about the handling of insurance claims in Germany. Read more


Car accident cropChanges to the Ogden rate
Liz Truss’ announcement today on the discount rate was certainly unexpected. Read more


brexit-flags-cropBrexit – what does it mean for you?
The London Market’s attention has turned to ensuring that it maintains its position as a centre for (re)insurance. Read more


royal-courts-of-justice_2014What’s new in the courts?
A look at what has happened recently in the courts in the world of insurance. Read more


Pension couple cropNew Report on Private Sector Defined Benefit Schemes
The collapse of BHS and concerns over Tata Steel have put private sector pension schemes into the spotlight.  Read more