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Co-insurance proves tricky in construction contracts
Judgment in FM Conway v The Rugby Football Union makes clear how important the contractual arrangements are in determining the extent of project parties’ respective insurance coverage, even if co-insured.
Anti-Money Laundering in the Social Housing Sector: Are your policies, controls and procedures fit for purpose and up to date?
Housing associations should be aware of the risks and their obligations under anti-money laundering (AML) and related terrorism legislation.
Expert evidence back in the dock
There have always been tensions within civil litigation conducted in the English courts as to how the principle that expert evidence should be objective, impartial and undertaken with an expert’s primary duty to the court marries with the party often having a right to choose its expert and to adduce expert evidence as it prefers.
Extradition – Can a Requested Person submit late evidence after submissions have closed?
In May 2021, Mr Peter Weinzierl was arrested at Biggin Hill airport following an extradition request by the United States of America.
Guide to Dealing with Litigants in Person
With historic cuts to legal aid and the current cost of living crisis, it is not uncommon for a party to find itself litigating against somebody who has not instructed legal representatives or otherwise known as a Litigant in Person (“LiP”).
RPs, Regulatory Requirements and their Property Portfolios
The RSH has made clear that it takes a co-regulatory approach and holds board members and councillors responsible for ensuring that RPs are being managed effectively and meeting regulatory requirements. One such requirement is the need to meet the Rent Standard and (subject to relevant exemptions) all rents must be charged in accordance with the Government’s Policy Statement on Rents for Social Housing 2019.
This year will be a tough one for insurers
Legacy Covid issues, hard reinsurance rates and data integrity are among the range of challenges facing senior management this year.
Ruling on arbitration procedural fairness
Judge delivers a policyholder-friendly judgment in a case that is expected to be pointed to in other claims for policy indemnity.
Data is becoming the new currency and brings legal challenges along with it
It is not enough to simply use data and the automated processes that may be driven by it – businesses need to demonstrate it is complete and it is being used ‘ethically’
Recovery Matters – Autumn 2022
Welcome to the first edition of our Debt Recovery quarterly newsletter!
Crossing borders to reach English jurisdiction
Recent case is a further restatement construction of insurance policies is to be derived from the Supreme Court decision in the FCA test case.
Devonshires’ Debt Recovery Portal – instruct us online
Our Devonshires’ Debt Recovery Portal provides our clients with 24/7 access and the ability to produce letters of demand at their own convenience for a fast, efficient and effective means of recovering monies.