One of the most appalling rules of English insurance law finally bites the dust next year. The Enterprise Act 2016 received the Royal Assent earlier this month. From 4 May next year it inserts a new section (s.13A) in the Insurance Act 2015 finally allowing damages for late payment of insurance claims.
Quick overview: see our friends at Clyde & Co.
Detailed coverage: see The Insurance Act 2015: A New Regime for Commercial and Marine Insurance Law (ed M.Clarke & B.Soyer), ISBN: 9781138683303, Chapter 6 (by an author of this blog). Available from all good bookshops from August.
Professor Andrew Tettenborn
Professor Andrew Tettenborn joined Swansea Law School and the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law in 2010 having previously taught at the universities of Exeter (Bracton Professor of Law 1996-2010), Nottingham and Cambridge. Professor Tettenborn is a well-known scholar both in common law and continental jurisdictions. He has held visiting positions at Melbourne University, the University of Connecticut and at Case Law School, Cheveland, Ohio. He is author and co-author of books on torts, damages and maritime law, and of numerous articles and chapters on aspects of common law, commercial law and restitution.
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