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HFW Insurance Bulletin – April 2015

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Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week.

In this week’s Bulletin:

1. Regulation and legislation

UK: FCA proposes to ban opt-out sales, by Will Reddie, Associate.
Europe and Bermuda: Bermuda moves closer to Solvency II equivalence, by Will Reddie, Associate.
UK: New Solvency II capital options for mutuals and friendly societies, by Will Reddie, Associate.

2. Court cases and arbitration

Australia: Joinder of Insurers in the wake of Akron Roads v Crewe Sharp, by Hugh Gyles, Associate.
UK: Can a settlement agreement be unravelled? Hayward v Zurich Insurance Plc, by Jonathan Goulding, Associate.

3. HFW publications

Dubai: A welcome change for authorised firms: the DFSA’s new client classification regime, by Carol-Ann Burton, Consultant and Tanya Janfada, Senior Associate.

Should you require any further information or assistance on any of the issues dealt with here, please do not hesitate to contact any of the contributors to this Bulletin, or your usual contact at HFW.


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