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Case review 2023-01-19
High Court of England and Wales provides clarification on the test to be applied in determining whether an event resulting in bodily injury during carriage by air amounts to an accident within the meaning of the Montreal Convention 1999.
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.
In this report, Kennedys experts explore key legal and regulatory developments, and provide an overview of the business critical topics which marine and aviation insurers should consider as they plan for operational resilience in 2022.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022 has led to a number of international sanctions aimed at Russia, Russian individuals and companies. These sanctions will have a considerable impact on the aviation industry outside of Russia, but will also have a particularly severe impact on airlines operating within Russia.
In the latest episode of Insurance Post TV, experts across the insurance sector preview the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, which took place from 31 October until the middle of November.
Case review 2021-08-05
Can a “hard” landing, within an aircraft’s normal operating parameters, constitute an accident under the Montreal Convention?
A Court of Justice of the European Union decision issued on 12 May 2021 concerned a claim brought by a passenger alleging she sustained a spinal disc injury following an allegedly “hard” landing of an Alternrhein Lufttfarht GnbH flight from Vienna, Austria to St Gallen/Altenrhein airport, Switzerland.
A summary of recent developments in the real estate sector impacted by COVID-19 including landlord and tenant impacts and the future of the workspace, the implications of the increasing use of drones, and the impact of Japanese knotweed in UK property transactions.
The Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill was introduced on 31 December 2020 and, having enjoyed swift progress through parliament, received Royal Assent and became an Act of Parliament on 29 April.
Further to our earlier article on the impact of drones on the real estate sector, we consider the red tape surrounded by the use of drones and the wider implications on operators and pilots.
On the surface, the London Market enters 2021 looking very different to its 2020 version. Underwriting rooms lay empty, offices unoccupied, pubs eerily quiet. But beyond the physical stillness, this world leading hub has not paused for breath. Digital systems and solutions have taken centre stage as the London Market has responded to a seismic shift in working patterns and insurance risks.