January 26, 2023

UK High Court rules on meaning of ‘deliberate non-disclosure’

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Authors Martin Membery & Max Dannheisser Contributed by Sidley Austin LLP From International Law Office Introduction The High Court has interpreted the phrase ‘deliberate non-disclosure’ to require dishonesty on the part of the insured. Mutual Energy Ltd v Starr Underwriting Agents Ltd(1) concerned the interpretation of a non-disclosure clause that limited the insurers’ right of […]

Applicability of Ancient English Statutes in Common Law Offshore Jurisdictions

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From Harneys But although most people are aware of the potential applicability of the old common law, what people tend to be less cognisant of is the effect of ancient English statutes. September 2015 Most offshore jurisdictions use every effort to ensure that the key statutes and laws relating to financial services business are updated […]