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Insurance

15 October 2019
Liat Rotman Court redefines relationship between insureds, tortfeasors and National Insurance Institute

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

Employees in Israel are automatically insured for work accidents by the National Insurance Institute (NII). Until recently, if an insured filed a claim against a third party and the claim was settled, such a settlement was perceived as an admission of liability with regard to the NII's subrogation. A recent Tel Aviv District Court judgment has changed this perception.

Author: Liat Rotman
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Helena Tapp Barroso Processing personal health data for insurance purposes under GDPR

Portugal - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

The recently published act to transpose the General Data Protection Regulation into Portuguese law was expected to provide specific grounds for the processing of health data for insurance purposes. However, the act was approved without any exemptions or provisions regarding the legitimate basis on which insurers can process health data (or any other special category of data) for insurance purposes. This article examines the implications of the new law for the insurance industry.

Author: Helena Tapp Barroso
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