VERZEKERINGEN EN AANSPRAKELIJKHEID


Mrs. Anne Fontaine

Benelux Regulators to Apply EIOPA Guidelines on Outsourcing to Cloud Service Providers by Insurance and Reinsurance Undertakings
14/08/2020

On 24 April 2020, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) issued new guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers (the "Guidelines") which apply to insurance and reinsurance undertakings

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Les assurances : piqûre de rappel

Les assurances : piqûre de rappel
02/08/2020

Depuis le 1er novembre 2014, la loi du 4 avril 2014 relative aux assurances est entrée en vigueur. Quoiqu’elle n’ait fait, en grande partie, que rassembler la législation en matière d’assurances, la loi de 2014 a quelque peu étendu la protection des assurés, transposant ainsi la directive Solvency II. Voici une petite piqûre de rappel pour les preneurs d’assurances.

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Mrs. Sandra Lodewijckx

Insurance regulatory update: bijwerking van NBB’s Overkoepelende Governance Circulaire
06/07/2020

De Nationale Bank van België (“NBB”) publiceerde op 5 mei 2020[1], een tweede bijwerking[2] van haar Circulaire NBB_2016_31 over de prudentiële verwachtingen van de Nationale Bank van België inzake het governancesysteem voor de verzekerings- en herverzekeringssector (hierna “Overkoepelende Governance Circulaire”)[3]. 

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Life insurers required to settle benefits promptly

Life insurers required to settle benefits promptly
06/07/2020

Based on recommendations of the Insurance Ombudsman – which frequently receives complaints about late payment of life insurance contracts – a recent law was adopted to set the time frame within which payments due under life insurance contracts are to be made.

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Should health and life insurers use the data collected by health-related apps?

Should health and life insurers use the data collected by health-related apps?
27/05/2020

With the generalisation of health-related apps, health and life insurers are keen to use the collected data to improve the accuracy of their insureds’ profiles. This trend raises important questions in terms of privacy but also in terms of risks mutualisation in society.

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Mrs. Sandra Lodewijckx

Insurance regulatory update: Impact van COVID-19 op verzekeringsregulering en -toezicht
15/04/2020

1.    Sinds het begin van de uitbraak van COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) hebben Belgische, Europese en internationale toezichthouders diverse maatregelen genomen. 
 

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Mrs. Sandra Lodewijckx

Insurance regulatory update: Impact van COVID-19 op verzekeringstoezicht
20/03/2020

Op 17 maart 2020 publiceerde de Europese Autoriteit voor Verzekeringen en Bedrijfspensioenen (“EIOPA”) een mededeling betreffende maatregelen om de impact van COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) op de verzekeringssector te beperken

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CJEU rules insurers liable for not informing life insurance policy holders of cancellation rights

CJEU rules insurers liable for not informing life insurance policy holders of cancellation rights
17/01/2020

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) was recently asked to rule on the EU's Solvency II Directive (and all earlier legislations regulating life insurance) regarding the cancellation rights of insurance policyholders.

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Mrs. Sandra Lodewijckx

E-zine insurance: een selectie van recente Cassatierechtspraak inzake de Verzekeringswet van 2014
09/01/2020

Met de jaarwisseling in het vooruitzicht, blikt het insurance team van Lydian graag terug op enkele interessante arresten die het Hof van Cassatie heeft geveld het voorbije jaar inzake de Verzekeringswet van 2014 (de W. Verz.). Het Hof boog zich over verschillende verzekeringsthema’s, waaronder subrogatie, risicoverzwaring, verhaalsrecht, opzet, uitsluiting- of vervalbedingen en de informatieplicht van de verzekeraar.

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Warranty & Indemnity Insurance: an increasingly popular insurance

Warranty & Indemnity Insurance: an increasingly popular insurance
25/11/2019

A warranty & indemnity (W&I) insurance covers damage resulting from breaches of warranties given in the SPA by the seller. W&I insurance has been around for many years, but it has become increasingly popular in the last few years. According to Lockton, “recent statistics suggest that over 50% of corporate real estate transactions in Europe now use W&I insurance, a large driver for this has been the adoption of a EUR 1 cap on sellers’ liability under the SPA.”

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