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Coronavirus business interruption insurance test case heads to Supreme Court FCA Hiscox, RSA QBE High Court ruling appeal

Business interruption test case heads to Supreme Court

By James McAllister

A landmark test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) against a number of leading insurers over business interruption payouts heads to the Supreme Court today (16 November).

Insurers in FCA business interruption test case named Hiscox QBE Coronavirus

Insurers in business interruption test case named

By James McAllister

Eight insurance firms including Hiscox and QBE will go to court next month to decide whether their business interruption policies should pay out on claims related to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Coronavirus and the law for restaurants

Duty of care: The Coronavirus and the law

By James Campbell and April Lord

James Campbell and April Lord of law firm Pillsbury on the legal implications the Coronavirus has for restaurants, including risk assessments and force majeure in contracts.

Copyrighting food

The Lowdown: Heksenkaas

By Joe Lutrario

A row over a Dutch cheese spread has resulted in Europe’s highest court ruling that the taste of food can’t be copyrighted.

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