Roger Franklin, head of insurance litigation at Edwin Coe LLP, takes a closer look at the FCA's 2018/19 business plan.
Insurance Litigation - The reader over your shoulder
How much access does a regulator have to a firm’s internal investigation into potential wrongdoing?
Cladding — Fire prevention and bringing our buildings up to standard
Oliver Pannell, an associate at Edwin Coe LLP, reflects on a recent tragedy which has rightly brought fire safety to the forefront.
Has there ever been a better time to engage with your data?
Mary Fealty, founder of Broadtree Solutions, details why every insurance broker should evaluate their business intelligence practices, and embed solutions that utilise the latest technology.
Contemporaneous evidence and Mike Ashley: what goes down must come up
The recent court case involving Mike Ashley of Sports Direct and his professional advisors should be interesting to brokers for two reasons...
Q2 2017 Summary of FCA Communication Documents
The Financial Ombudsman: Unreasonably reasonable or reasonably unreasonable
In his latest blog, Roger Franklin, head of insurance litigation for Edwin Coe, reflects on the recent judicial review, which has confirmed that the Financial Ombudsman Service has discretion to depart from the relevant law, so that it can do what is fair and reasonable in all the circumstances. But how is that discretion exercised?
RWA IDD Survey – The White Paper
Robin Wood presents RWA's latest white paper, which contains the findings of the recent RWA IDD survey - a must read for every insurance broker.
Loss Adjusters: Claims and Misdemeanours
Loss adjusters are at the heart of the initial investigation of an insurance claim and they play a crucial role in gathering evidence on behalf of insurers.
Given the importance of this stage, which can set the tone for all future dialogue with insurers, it is essential that a party representing the insured is aware of the role played by the adjuster, his rights and obligations, and what can be done to protect a vulnerable policyholder pressed to respond to a detailed investigation immediately following a significant loss.