Covid-19 News

Members of 7KBW intend to produce news items and bulletins on topics related to Covid-19 at regular intervals over the coming months.

FCA coronavirus test case

Two teams from 7KBW are acting for three insurers involved in the FCA test case to determine whether sample Business Interruption wordings respond to coronavirus losses. The test case is expected to lead to an urgent trial in late July, in what is likely to be the most significant insurance litigation for many years. With […]

June 1, 2020

COVID-19: Bulletin 4

Richard Southern QC and Richard Sarll of 7KBW have prepared a bulletin on COVID-19 and the oil market, which considers the applicability of frustration and force majeure to contracts for the sale of oil and oil products. Members of 7KBW intend to produce bulletins on various topics affecting the oil industry at regular intervals over […]

May 6, 2020

COVID-19: Bulletin 3

Richard Southern QC and Richard Sarll of 7KBW have prepared a bulletin on COVID-19 and the oil market, which considers the recovery of hedging losses. Members of 7KBW intend to produce bulletins on various topics affecting the oil industry at regular intervals over the coming months. Members of 7KBW have extensive experience of the oil […]

May 1, 2020

COVID-19: Insurance Bulletin 2

Peter MacDonald Eggers QC and Douglas Grant of 7KBW have prepared a bulletin on Insurance and Reinsurance Aggregation issues relating to COVID-19. Members of 7KBW intend to produce bulletins on topics affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry at regular intervals over the coming months. Members of 7KBW have extensive experience of the issues of insurance […]

April 28, 2020

COVID-19: Insurance Bulletin 1

Rebecca Sabben Clare QC and Andrew Pearson of 7KBW have written a note in relation to Coronavirus and Business Interruption Cover Claims. Members of 7KBW intend to produce bulletins on topics affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry at regular intervals over the coming months. Members of 7KBW have extensive experience of the issues of insurance […]

March 30, 2020