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Article 14 out 2021
Judge and jury: privileges afforded to the public administration in Spain to determine their own liability
The peculiarities of Spanish administrative proceedings often baffle people whose own countries do not afford public authorities/administrations special privileges to investigate and determine their own liability. Here we aim to provide a brief overview of the system and point out some practical impacts for insurers.
Article 8 out 2021
Recovery actions are available for insurers, under Spanish law, after payment of indemnity arising from a covered loss. Subrogated recovery actions are frequently before the Spanish courts. This is because the scope of liability between a contractor and subcontractor is not always easy to identify, especially in construction projects where different companies work together.
Article 7 out 2021
Welcome to the latest edition of Logistics: Bite-Size Insights, where this month we focus on the shortage of HGV drivers, including the effects on the UK supply chain, recent changes to HGV driving tests and a comparison with other European countries.
Article 29 set 2021
How our people are taking action in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through community initiatives and partnerships
The Global Week to #Act4SDGs, which ran from 17 – 28 September –is focused on mobilisation and collective action by people and companies from all sectors, to accelerate progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Article 10 set 2021
Submarine cables are one of the main resources for facilitating communications between countries, being a key element integrating the internet connections between servers and data centres globally. According to Google data, 98% of all international internet traffic currently circulates through submarine cables.
Article 8 set 2021
In the first part of our global healthcare webinar programme, our experts in Israel, Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and Australia have provided insights into the healthcare system and medical malpractice claims within their jurisdictions. Here we highlight some of the key areas discussed.
Article 11 ago 2021
In this post-pandemic time, a major concern of the (re) insurance market is the massive volume of claims that have arisen as a result of Covid-19. As it is surely the same in other jurisdictions, in the US most of the claims that have arisen from Covid-19 come from policyholders having Property policies that cover BI, who allege that this coverage should be applicable due to quarantine orders established by their governments. Contrary to the jurisprudence that has been established in the UK and Europe, most US courts have taken the position that direct physical damage is required to trigger this BI coverage. Below we will mention some specific relevant cases.
Article 5 jul 2021
In this blog we explore sentiment analysis and the different approaches of two off-the-shelf sentiment analysers, Vader and TextBlob. While these analysers can be good for a quick solution for a sentiment analysis use case, they sometimes fail to produce reliable results for certain use cases and scenarios.
Article 7 mai 2021
The European Commission has recently published a landmark proposal for a legal framework that will regulate, and even ban, certain AI systems.
Case review 26 abr 2021
In this case Spain’s Supreme Court declined to impose liability where cause of loss is a defect and the claim properly lies against the manufacturer (or a supplier).