Essential Pensions News covers the latest pensions developments each month
September 21, 2017
Background to new ILS regime
September 05, 2017
In a landmark ruling handed down on July 12, 2017, the Supreme Court (SC) has allowed an appeal by Mr Walker against his employer, Innospec Limited, ruling that survivor benefits for same sex partners cannot be restricted to those calculated only on the basis of pensionable service after December 5, 2005, (the date when the Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into force).
August 30, 2017
The first half of 2017 has been particularly positive in the development of green bonds in Australia. Green bonds are debt instruments where the proceeds are ring-fenced and used exclusively to finance or re-finance projects promoting environmentally sustainable activities.
August 22, 2017
The Code Committee of the Takeover Panel (Panel) (PCP 2012/2) as reported in our August 2012 and June 2013 briefings, made changes to the Code effective from 20 May 2013.
July 27, 2017
In this edition of Insurance Focus, we continue our review of legal and regulatory issues connected to the rise of ‘InsurTech’.
July 26, 2017
In this article we have asked some of our partners across the firm for their views on the big issues that will affect the insurance industry in their region over the next few months.
As a sector, the insurance industry is particularly well placed to benefit from distributed ledger technology and applications enabled by it, such as smart contracts.
The recent UK Supreme Court decision considers whether an insurer can bring a subrogated claim against a co-insured to recover loss paid to another insured, in light of the terms of the contract pursuant to which the insurance was arranged.
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