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The interpretation of BI coverage in a COVID-19 context – turning the corner
Following a number of recent Spanish court decisions impacting business interruption (BI) caused by the COVID-19 lockdown, the treatment of BI has significantly evolved. In this article, we take a look at this recent development and its impact on insurers of property policies and their insureds in Spain.
Overview of Shipping Laws and Regulations in Spain
In this publication, Kennedys experts answer a series of questions relating to Spanish shipping law and identify common issues, including marine casualty, cargo claims, passenger claims, arrest and security.
Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenge of climate change
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
Russia - Ukraine crisis: impact of global sanctions on shipping
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine progresses, global leaders have responded by imposing increasingly severe sanctions against Russia, Russian companies and Russian individuals. Here, we consider the impact of the current sanctions from various jurisdictions around the world, with a focus on those areas which might impact the global shipping and trade industry.
Looking beyond cyber policies when faced with cyber risks
Cyber policies provide front-line action to aim to control the crisis and regain access. This can include the appointment of forensic IT experts, expert ransom negotiators, public relations experts and lawyers. Even though the actual cyber-attack may be successfully resolved, here we explore how a cyber-attack could potentially have impacts on D&O policies.
Spanish colleagues proud to join Empowering Women in Insurance events
A number of Kennedys colleagues in Spain proudly participated in several events last week, which focussed on gender equity and women in the insurance and legal sectors, alongside some of the firm’s key clients and industry peers.
Property insurance in Spain: consequences of risk aggravation and considerations on mandatory loss adjustment proceedings
In this article, we outline the Spanish Supreme Court decision number 712/2021, which clarifies the consequences of a lack of communication of risk aggravation after a loss occurrence.
Climate disclosures: a global risk driver in financial lines
With mandatory climate disclosures becoming law in the UK, effective from 6 April 2022, and the United States Securities & Exchange Commission announcing its long awaited climate disclosure rule on 21 March 2022, this report provides a snapshot of the approach towards climate disclosures in some of the jurisdictions in which Kennedys operates, before focusing on what this means for our policyholder and insurer clients in the financial lines arena.
The Legal 500 EMEA 2022 legal directory results
Kennedys receives top tier rankings in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the region.
Chambers Europe 2022 rankings: Kennedys recognised across the region
Kennedys' teams in Paris, Madrid, Dublin and Copenhagen have been ranked by Chambers Europe 2022 for their work in insurance and dispute resolution.