The Commercial Court held in Axa Versicherung AG v Arab Insurance Group (B.S.C.) that, despite the reinsured's failure to disclose loss statistics and therefore to make a fair presentation of the risk, the reinsurer was not...more
In autumn 2011, Thailand suffered severe floods. Among the properties damaged were shops and distribution centres owed by a subsidiary of Tesco. Tesco was insured against property damage and BI losses in Thailand under a...more
In San Evans Maritime Inc and others v Aigaion Insurance Co SA1, the English Commercial Court considered whether the following underwriter was obliged to follow the settlement of the lead underwriter on one policy, in...more
In Equitas v. Walsham Bros, the Commercial Court ruled on a number of key legal issues concerning the duties owed by Lloyd's brokers to remit funds promptly to clients and to reinsurers.
On 6 November 2013, the Commercial Court handed down its judgment in Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd  EWHC 3362 (Comm). Mr Justice Hamblen held that the defendant retrocessionaire...more
In Teal Assurance Company Ltd v WR Berkley Insurance (Europe) Ltd the Supreme Court considered whether an insured and its captive insurer were entitled to choose the order in which claims were paid under a tower of insurance...more