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MUNICH RE CAPITAL LTD v ASCOT CORPORATE NAME LTD

Reinsurance – Back-to-back cover – Duration of reinsurance – Period of cover for construction all risks policy extended – No extension of reinsurance – Whether reinsurance cover applied.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 2

CORBETT AND OTHERS v VERO INSURANCE NEW ZEALAND LTD

Insurance (contract works) – Windows scratched by subcontractors – Policy excluding any part of the contract works “defective in material or workmanship” – Distinction between “damage” and “defect”.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 6

R (ON THE APPLICATION OF CRITCHLEY) v FINANCIAL OMBUDSMAN SERVICE LTD BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC (TRADING AS HALIFAX) (FIRST INTERESTED PARTY) THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY (SECOND INTERESTED PARTY)

Insurance (payment protection insurance) – Allegation of mis-selling – Complaint dismissed by Financial Ombudsman Service – Judicial review – Whether Ombudsman decision perverse or irrational – Utmost good faith – Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, section 228(2) – Financial Conduct Authority Handbook DISP.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 9

RUST-HACKNER AND OTHERS v NÜRNBERGER VERSICHERUNG AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT ÖSTERREICH KL v UNIQA ÖSTERREICH VERSICHERUNGEN AG LK v DONAU VERSICHERUNG AG VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP MJ v ALLIANZ ELEMENTAR LEBENSVERSICHERUNGS-AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT NI v ALLIANZ ELEMENTAR LEBENSVERSICHERUNGS-AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

Insurance (life) – Cooling-off period – Running of time – Effect of insurers failing to provide accurate information as to right of cancellation in cooling off period – European Parliament and Council Directive 2009/138/EC (Solvency II).

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 10

WATSON v HEMINGWAY DESIGN LTD AND OTHERS

Insurance – Claims made in employment tribunal against insolvent employer – Whether tribunal having jurisdiction to determine the liability of the employer’s insurers – Effect of arbitration clause – Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010, section 2.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 12

PUTTA v ROYAL & SUN ALLIANCE INSURANCE PLC

Insurance (motor) – Hire of replacement vehicle – Entitlement of claimant to use credit hire – Whether claimant was impecunious – Basic hire rate.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 14

AB AND ANOTHER v TRANSFORM MEDICAL GROUP (CS) LTD AND ANOTHER

Insurance – Third-party rights – Defendant and insurers entering into settlement agreement for claims under policy – Defendant going into administration – Whether settlement agreement void for prejudicing rights of third-party claimants – Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 15

CARROLL v TAYLOR AND OTHERS

Insurance (motor) – Whether injuries arising out of use of motor vehicle – Claimant robbed and abandoned by taxi driver – Injured 45 minutes later – Road Traffic Act 1988, section 145 – European Communities (Rights Against Insurers) Regulations 2002.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 16

DANBOL PTY LTD v SWISS RE INTERNATIONAL SE

Insurance (property) – Held covered – Insurers offering temporary cover following termination of policy – Whether offer binding on insurers – Bilateral contract – Unilateral contract.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 17

ASPEN UNDERWRITING LTD AND OTHERS v CREDIT EUROPE BANK NV

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction – Recovery of paid insurance proceeds – Settlement agreement – Exclusive jurisdiction clause in policy – Whether binding on mortgagee bank – “Matters relating to insurance” – Insurance – Hull and machinery policy – Brussels Regulation Recast.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 18

HUTCHINSON v MAPFRE ESPANA COMPANIA DE SEGUROS Y REASEGUROS SA AND ANOTHER

Insurance (liability) – Jurisdiction – Direct claim against liability insurer – Consumer jurisdiction against defendant marketing in consumer’s jurisdiction of domicile where the purchase had been made in the defendant’s domicile – Insurance contract clause ostensibly defining the risk but operating with the effect of a jurisdiction clause – Brussels Regulation Recast, European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012, articles 13, 15, 17, 18, 29 and 30.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 19

PC CASE GEAR PTY LTD v INSTRAT INSURANCE BROKERS PTY LTD

Insurance – Broker – Copyright infringement claim against client not covered by policy – Whether broker in breach of duty – Effect of settlement with third party – Measure of damages.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 20

MATHIESON AND ANOTHER v TOWER INSURANCE LTD

Insurance (property) – Measure of indemnity – Aggregation – Claimants’ property damaged in successive earthquakes – Whether claimants could recover for each earthquake.

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. IR Plus 21