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The State Opening of Parliament will take place on 10 May 2022, with the Queen’s Speech setting out the Government’s agenda and economic plans for the next session. We take a look at what new laws could be announced and what measures from last year’s Queen’s Speech are confirmed as being carried over.
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight recent legal and regulatory developments in the product safety and product liability sphere, and provide an overview of the key topics and trends that are likely to impact upon corporates and their insurers in the months ahead.
We are delighted to announce here in Singapore that Kennedys Legal Solutions, via Partner Glenn G. Cheng, has secured expanded instructions to act for the head JV Contractor Daelim-DEME/Dredging International Asia Pacific JV on the Tuas Terminal Phase One ("TTP-1"), Finger 2 Project, as well as the head JV Contractor, Penta Ocean-Hyundai-Boskalis JV on the Tuas Terminal Phase Two ("TTP-2"), Finger 3 Project.
Kennedys receives top tier rankings in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the region.
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight some key legal and regulatory developments and provide an overview of the business critical topics that the construction sector and insurers should consider as they plan for operational resilience in 2022 and beyond.
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions dealing with the concepts of verbal agreements, and adjudication decision enforcements through the lenses of insolvency, abuse of process and the Construction Act.
From the wildfires sweeping across the United States, to the torrential rain and flooding which has devastated parts of Japan, never have we as a society been more aware of climate change. Here, we look at the impact of rising claims and the insurance industry's response in mitigating climate change risk.
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight key legal and regulatory developments, and provide an overview of 12 topics to watch under four main topic groups which insurers and corporates should consider as they plan for operational resilience in the new financial year.
Construction projects are vulnerable to losses. In the UK alone, the increase in frequency and severity of winter storms, flooding, heatwaves or periods of extreme cold all result in additional claims. For those insuring international projects, a detailed understanding of the changing climate in that location is essential. So what can construction insurers do?
The first two months of 2022 have seen a rapid series of interventions from the UK Government addressing the cladding and building safety crisis. We summarise some of these key developments and assess their impact in the medium-term for the UK construction insurance market.