FOIL's digest provides an overview of the latest legal issues impacting the insurance industry. Topics covered: insurance fraud and bribery; EU VAT Directive for claims handling services; legislation updates; latest Court of Appeal cases; MedCo; Brexit.
In this video, Allianz head of technical claims Sarah Mallaby shares her thoughts on whether the Jackson reforms were a success or not; what the changes in the threshold for personal injury claims might mean; and why Allianz is not a soft touch when it comes to fraudulent claims.
In this CII Thinkpiece, former Law Commissioner and now Chair of the CII Professional Standards Board David Hertzell sheds light on the work of the Insurance Fraud Taskforce and its recommendations on how fraud can be tackled.
The insurance fraud taskforce has reported, but now we are in limbo, so will there be work to ensure the report’s recommendations materialise or will it be a missed opportunity? This article highlights the report's recommendations, industry feedback and organised fraud trends.
This article sheds light on Wales’s biggest, most “highly organised”, motor insurance fraud to date, why British insurers must improve their detection powers to combat future scams and how new technology can help insurers to identify fraud patterns in real time.
Research by data and analytics firm Experian reveals that wealthy couples are the second most frequently targeted demographic for identity theft. In this article, we explore how identity thieves operate, and how your High Net Worth (HNW) clients can avoid becoming their latest victim.
On 18 January, HM Treasury published the final report of its Insurance Fraud Task Force, chaired by former Law Commissioner David Hertzell. Download this CII briefing for a summary of the report’s findings and recommendations looking into insurance and claims fraud.
This final report represents the culmination of the Taskforce’s year-long review into insurance fraud. The report explores relevant issues including the scale and impact, regulators and legal frameworks and what has already been done to tackle fraud, before making targeted recommendations.
In response to the Insurance Fraud Taskforce’s year-long review into insurance fraud, FOIL provides a summary of the key findings. Topics covered include: small claims track limit; NIHL; limitation; defending claims; recommendations for insurers.
At the EL SFT Roundtable event in October, Charles Cory-Wright QC and Emily Formby of 39 Essex Chambers joined EL SFT members and guests to speak on the development of the principle of “fundamentally dishonest”. FOIL’s update sheds light on the latest developments.