The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of insurance & reinsurance law across a variety of jurisdictions.
Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting insurance and reinsurance in a particular country and addresses topics such as contract regulation, licensing, penalties, policyholder protection, alternative dispute resolution as well as personal insight and opinion as to the future of the insurance market over the next five years.
The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Katherine Coates of Clifford Chance.
Hot Topic: Directors’ and Officers’ Liability in Times of a Global Pandemic Crisis – Do Desperate Times Really Call for Desperate Measures?
In December 2019, a new form of pneumonia was discovered in Hubei province, China. The virus responsible for this condition, SARS-CoV-2 (“COVID-19”), spread rapidly and the epidemic’s epicentre was, for a long time, situated in Hubei’s capital Wuhan. In China alone, the virus infected some 80,000 people and killed more than 3,000 between December 2019 …