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COVID-19: are your losses covered by insurance?

David Breslin |

In his recent column newspaper column the businessman and restauranteur, Luke Johnson, described the insurance industry’s response to the Coronovirus as “deserting the battlefield at the first whiff of cordite“. He calls this “reprehensible behaviour” by insurers who, he says, are “denying any liability under business interruption policies”. It is a difficult and emotive time […]

Recent decisions from the English Courts on arbitration matters

David Breslin |

The English Court has issued a number of recent judgments in respect of arbitration matters and its supervisory powers under the Arbitration Act 1996  We summarise some of the more important decisions emerging, including those relating to “apparent bias” challenges against an arbitrator. Progas Energy Limited v Pakistan [2018] EWHC 209 (Comm) (9 February 2018) […]