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31 March 2020
Quirin Vergho Insurability of corporate fines: new draft law's implications for insurance industry

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection presented its draft bill for a new and independent law on corporate penalties. Pursuant to the draft bill, considerable fines may be imposed not only on the persons involved in wrongdoing, but also on companies. This will significantly affect insurance cover, especially in the areas of professional indemnity and directors' and officers' insurance.

Authors: Quirin Vergho, Christian Genz
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Celia Jenkins Motor insurance: recent regulatory changes

India - Tuli & Co

The Indian motor insurance framework underwent a variety of key developments in 2019, including the introduction of standalone own damage cover, the extension of the present insurance framework on ads to point-of-sales persons and registered automobile dealerships and the notification of an amendment to the Motor Vehicles Act 1988.

Authors: Celia Jenkins, Anuj Bahukhandi, Nimisha Srivastava
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United Kingdom - Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Authors: Geoffrey Maddock, Barnaby Hinnigan, Alison Matthews, Grant Murtagh
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Sweden - Mannheimer Swartling

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Canada - Theall Group LLP

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Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

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Greece - Zemberis, Markezinis, Lambrou & Associates

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Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

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