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14 August 2018
Carlos Ramos Miranda Amendment to Insurance Law mandates insurers to offer products for disabilities

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

A recent amendment to the Insurance Law has mandated medical expenses insurers to offer insurance products that cover risks which can cause disabilities in individuals. The amendment decree also revised the General Law for the Inclusion of Disabled Individuals, which prohibits any type of discrimination against individuals with any type of disability.

Author: Carlos Ramos Miranda
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Paul Lewis Broker not in breach of duty to advise in failing to provide oral advice in relation to duty to disclose

United Kingdom - Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

In holding that a broker was not in breach of duty by failing to give oral advice in relation to the disclosure of criminal convictions, the High Court has provided a useful reminder of the extent of a broker's duty to advise in relation to disclosure. The court also held that a lack of expert evidence materially limited, but did not exclude, the possibility of a finding that the broker had breached its duty to act with reasonable care and skill.

Authors: Paul Lewis, James Rickards
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Athanassios Lambrou Denial of coverage could constitute hidden discrimination based on sexual orientation

Greece - Zemberis, Markezinis, Lambrou & Associates

Authors: Athanassios Lambrou, Lydia Veneri
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Portugal - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

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India - Tuli & Co

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Carlos Ramos Miranda CONDUSEF amends general rules for registry of insurance adhesion contracts

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

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China - AnJie Law Firm

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