Recent Developments in Marine Insurance: Jurisdiction, Limitation and Causation Issues

Specific issues that will be considered:
• “Matters relating to insurance and jurisdiction under the Recast Regulation: How Confident Can We Be?” – Philippa Hopkins QC
o A discussion of the decision in Aspen Underwriting Ltd. v. Credit Europe Bank NV: The “ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE” [2018];
o What is meant by “the weaker party” in the “matters relating to insurance” provisions in the Recast Regulation;
o A survey of more recent cases considering “ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE”; A consideration of where the courts are likely to go from here
• RSA Insurance plc v Assicurazioni Generali SpA [2019] – David Walsh
o The time limit for contribution claims between insurers – 2 years or 6 years?
• Dalamd: duties and causation – Neil Hart
o A review of Dalamd Ltd v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Ltd [2018] EWHC 2558 (Comm), [2019] Lloyd’s Rep. IR 295
o Insurance brokers’ duties of advice
o Causation in brokers’ negligence cases where there is (or is not) a prior settlement with the insurer


Chair:Mark Templeman QC
Panellists:Philippa Hopkins QC
Neil Hart and
David Walsh
Venue:Arundel House
Cor. of Arundel Street and Temple Place

opposite the entrance to Temple Underground Station
Time:6.0pm - 8.00pm with Registration from 5.30pm
CPD Points:2