Insurance Law

Law Commission Review of Insurance Contract Law What you need to know
After years of discussion, consultation, Issues Papers and full engagement with insurers, consumer groups and other interested…
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Das Gendiagnostikgesetz und seine Auswirkungen auf die Risiko- und Leistungsprüfung
Genetische Untersuchungen gewinnen immer mehr an praktischer Bedeutung. Die Möglichkeiten, mittels Gentests Krankheiten zu diagnostizieren und deren…
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Verzicht auf Ausschlussklauseln in der Restschuldversicherung nach der VVG-Reform
Viele der im deutschen Versicherungsmarkt verwendeten Ausschlussklauseln für die Restschuldversicherung, häufig bezeichnet als „12/24- Klauseln“, waren bereits…
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The risk of money laundering: Prevention, challenges, outlook
The laundering of dirty money plays a key role in a large proportion of criminal activity which,…
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In the area of insurance law, there are several commentators who have written on the relationship between…
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The rules for interpreting insurance policies — the doctrine of contra proferentem for ambiguous policy language, and…
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Over twenty years ago, the author of this paper evaluated emerging technologies and predicted how they might…
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Risk classification refers to the use of observable characteristics by insurers to group individuals with similar expected…
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(in Spanish) Recently a number of Latin American countries have made significant reforms to its domestic laws…
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In June, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) released exposure drafts…
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What is fascinating about causation is that on the one hand it is essential for market players…
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This publication analyzes the increasingly wide range of regulatory drivers for insurers and examines ways in which…
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In the early 1970s Richard G. Horn established a methodology for analyzing the earnings of a life…
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Using a structural model of the interactions between governments, firms and insurance companies, we characterize the distortions…
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This Article suggests that insurance policies are not merely contracts but also are designed to perform particular…
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The  theory of  insurance  law and economics holds  that  the  insured will display  less care as a…
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Financial markets belong to the strongly supervised and regulated sectors of most modern economies. This applies to…
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The topic of environmental insurance is complex in several ways and requires a particular attention. A law…
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Many insurance law commentators believe that judges should regulate the substance of insurance policies by refusing to…
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The tax shields from debt financing reduce the cost of operations for firms with low cost of…
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This newsletter is produced by Linklaters' Insurance lawyers and is intended to keep you up to date…
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