Topic: Lloyd's

UK: Transfer of Interests in Lloyd’s Corporate Members

In a market bulletin published on 14 February 2012, Lloyd’s announced a new Code of Practice and Guidance note in relation to the transfer of interests in Lloyd’s corporate members. Greater consideration is now being given to acquiring interests in corporate members as a means of acquiring underwriting capacity outside of the capacity auctions. 

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UK: Lloyd’s Publishes its Revised Claims Management Principles and Minimum Standards

In a market bulletin released on 31 March 2011, Lloyd’s set out its revised Claims Management Principles and Minimum Standards (click here for a copy of the bulletin). The revision is part of Lloyd’s Claims Transformation Project in order to “facilitate and increase the competitive advantage from the efficient handling of claims on their merits“. 

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Lloyd’s Market Drafts Exclusion to Ensure Compliance With Iran Sanctions

As previously reported in this blog, President Obama signed into law the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010 (the “Iran Sanctions Act”) in July, following the less stringent sanctions passed earlier by the U.N.  For a more detailed discussion of the Iran Sanctions Act, see here.  Canada, the European Union and Australia soon followed with similar sanctions aimed at Iran’s financial and energy sectors. 

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