Preliminary matters

  • Introduction to principles of insurance law and their sources
  • Main types of insurance
  • Major players in insurance market
  • Main documents in insurance

The Insurance Contract

  • Consumer insurance contracts
  • Commercial insurance contracts
  • Introduction to reinsurance contracts
  • Construing insurance contracts

Presentation of insurance risk

  • Traditional position regarding presentation of insurance risk
  • Presentation of risk in consumer insurance post-Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012, which applies to insurance entered into on or after 6 April 2013
  • The Insurance Act 2015 which applies to insurance entered into, on or after 12 August 2016
  • Role of insurance broker in presentation

Terms in the insurance contract and how they have been affected by the legislation referred to in the previous section

  • Warranties
  • Conditions precedent
  • Exclusions
  • Other terms

Insurance claims

  • Notification of claims
  • Claims under claims made policies and under losses occurring policies
  • Third party claims and the impact of the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 which applies to insurance entered into, on or after 1 August 2016
  • Damages for late payment of claims under the Enterprise Act 2016, which applies to insurance entered into, on or after 4 May 2017
Alison Green

Alison Green

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Good use of examples and case law

Very well explained and exciting course

Interesting insight of law of insurance. Particularly beneficial if you are employed by an insurer.

Excellent overview of key insurance matters.

Alison is very helpful and clear with explaining.

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Mon 2 Mar 2020 - 9:30AM London Members save up to 50% off training£510
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