Showing 1 - 10 of 173
Drawing on our experience across various risks, this 2023 insurance forecast report highlights some of the key trends that we anticipate will shape the insurance agenda for 2023 and beyond.
In this blog, we explore how developments in technology have created new types of product liability and safety risks and given rise to new categories of damage. We also examine developments in the mechanisms for claiming damages.
It is undeniable that the way consumers purchase their products and engage with services on the internet has changed substantially since times past. The modern consumer has global buying power, and suppliers must adapt in order to meet this consumer demand. This change in consumer behaviour has brought both benefits, but also introduced legal risks that have required careful consideration by regulators and legislators alike.
In Practice Series – How to mitigate the growing risk from consumer class actions and Collective Redress in Europe
In the last ten years there has been a significant growth in the use of collective redress or representative actions ('group litigation'), a legal mechanism which may stop or prevent unlawful business practices that affect multiple claimants or compensate them for harm caused by these practices, within the EU and UK.
Financier Worldwide (FW) discusses regulating AI in the life sciences sector with Samantha Silver, Sarah-Jane Dobson, Charlie Whitchurch and Paula Margolis at Kennedys Law LLP.
A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues relating to limitation defences in Scotland, the role of experts, the application of the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978, and contracting out of fixed costs.
A summary of recent legal and regulatory developments in products law through the lens of the 'S' in ESG - environmental, social and governance. Social factors often receive less attention than their environmental and governance counterparts, but are of growing importance for businesses and their insurers.
November's publication of the 2022 Doyle's Guide directory covering all Australian states has seen Kennedys continue its ranking success.
We are delighted to have bolstered our aviation team in Singapore with the promotion of Anita Quy to Head of Aviation, APAC and the appointment of new partner, Tristan Thompson.
The Irish Court of Appeal has voiced strong criticism of the “hired gun” expert who takes on the role of advocate, and has signalled much tighter control and greater enforcement of the rules relating to expert evidence (Duffy v McGee Insulation Services). The Court also warned that lawyers who call experts who do not comply with their duties to the Court may face adverse consequences in respect of legal costs.