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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.
Continuing shortage of materials in the French construction industry raises concerns for insurers
Europe too is seeing the increased cost of building materials as a result of supply chain issues hampered by the Ukraine crisis, increased COVID-19 infections in China and the Suez Canal incident. We explore the implications to insurers and construction professionals within the French construction industry.
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.
Chambers Europe 2023: Kennedys achieves rankings in Denmark, France, Ireland and Spain
Kennedys' teams in Paris, Madrid, Dublin and Copenhagen have been ranked by Chambers Europe 2023.
The possible qualification of the COVID-19 pandemic as force majeure
The Covid-19 pandemic has had unprecedented global consequences. In France, as from 29 February 2020, several administrative measures were ordered to handle the spread of the pandemic, such as lockdown, curfews, and restrictions of movement beyond a certain perimeter.
Who's Who Legal recognises 22 Kennedys lawyers as Global Leaders in 2022 guides
In the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal’s annual global Transport and Professional Negligence guides, 22 Kennedys lawyers have been recommended as ‘Global Leaders’ across eight countries (Belgium, France, Peru, Singapore, Spain UAE, UK, and the US).
Introduction to the French mandatory construction insurance mechanism
The French Insurance Code incorporates a 'two-step' mechanism within construction policies which is mandatory. The objective is for the building owner to be indemnified as quickly as possible by its “dommages ouvrage” insurer, without having to bear the burden and costs of commencing an action against the contractor and its decennial liability insurer.
Management liability and #MeToo - a global perspective
It does not matter where you work or what you do, the recent spotlight on gender equality is having an impact on all businesses, regardless of size, nature or geographical location.
Kennedys continues global expansion with Bangkok and Paris office openings
We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our global footprint, and insurance practice, with the opening of new offices in Thailand and France.