ACTA: out of focus | Rouse

Legal Briefing

the plurilateral Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is currently being negotiated by Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, the US and the EU, in response to the ever-increasing international trade in counterfeit goods. It is hoped that the large emerging economies, often the source of counterfeit goods, will ultimately sign up to …

Do strangers to an insurance contract have a right to claim against the insurers? | Holman Fenwick Willan

Legal Briefing

Imagine the situation: your company has a significant claim against a supplier for breach of contract and/or negligence. Following the original tender process you are aware that the supplier has the benefit of liability insurance, you know the identity of the insurers and the levels of cover available. You suspect that the supplier itself is …