The Insurance Act 2015 (the “Act”) paves the way for the most significant change to English insurance contract law in over 100 years.
The Act will come into force on 12 August 2016. It aims to address the perceived current imbalance in the law in favour of insurers which is said to put the English market at a competitive disadvantage.
This guide seeks to provide an overview of the key features of the Act and the changes it will bring about.
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