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It's our world, and here's how we're collaborating to make a difference in celebration of Global Goals Week
Global Goals Week is well and truly underway and through our Responsible Business Programme we are continuing to support the UNSDGs and incorporating the principles of the UN Global Compact into our local and global initiatives.
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.
Spotlight on LATAM: construction sector embraces opportunities for technology, innovation and surety post-pandemic
COVID-19 brought new opportunities for technology and innovation and a heightened awareness of ESG (environmental, social and governance) to the LATAM construction sector. We reflect on how this will impact the treatment of sureties in the region and the implications to insurers and construction professionals.
Providing unique insights into the existing legislative and regulatory landscape in their jurisdictions - and the extent to which change will be required - our experts in Australia, Denmark, England, France, Hong Kong, Peru, Portugal, Spain and Thailand identify where healthtech related claims are starting to emerge and offer recommendations to help mitigate against potential risks.
Our global liability and defence group brief, Navigating the global liability defence agenda, was created with our clients in mind. With our legal footprint spanning across 24 countries, our lawyers have first-hand knowledge of global issues impacting our clients. We wanted to provide a snapshot of interesting legal issues we are seeing and share some takeaways we expect will resonate cross jurisdictionally.
Many factors have shaped the container crisis, COVID-19 pandemic being the principal one: (i) shipping containers were stranded at different ports due to the inability to return to China at COVID-19’s early stage; (ii) disruptions of maritime traffic flow due to ports operating at a much lower capacity; and (iii) steady delay in products’ delivery due to manufacturing restrictions. Companies decided to charter their own vessels, increasing existing traffic of ships queueing up to disembark cargo, and creating heavy bottlenecks at sea.
For Better or for Worse. How Covid changed the (re)Insurance Regulatory framework in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)
The Covid 19 pandemic has brought upon many changes in almost all industries around the globe. The insurance sector has been no exception to the pandemic’s impact. It has had to adjust rapidly to the ever evolving activities it covers. Regulators around the world have responded to this situation by trying to adapt their regulatory requirements and practices to this “new reality”. LAC region is no exception.
As a way of follow up of our article published on 6 October 2021, in which we analysed the sanctions imposed to La Positiva Seguros y Reaseguros and Rímac Seguros y Reaseguros (members of the La Positiva Rímac Consortium) by way of Resolution 02815-2021-TCE-S3 issued by the Third Chamber of the Court of Contracts with the Peruvian State, such sanctions have been recently lifted.
On 16 September 2021, the Third Chamber of the so-called “Court of Contracts” of the Peruvian State issued Resolution 02815-2021-TCE-S3.
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).