Driving claims insights for insurance carriers | Insurance Blog – Shield Smart

Strategic claims segmentation diverges from the traditional ways of managing claims, promoting a more detailed, data-driven approach. Traditional segmentation only considers the monetary value and data points such as the cause of loss and the exposure. Strategic segmentation considers the individual merits of each claim, ensuring more accurate and efficient adjudication, a major priority in … Read more

Who is bound by Choice of Court Agreements in Bills of Lading? Guest blog on CJEU Maersk by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed. – gavc law – geert van calster – Shield Smart

This guest post was authored by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed, Barrister (Lincoln’s Inn), and Lecturer in Business Law & Director of PG Admissions at Lancaster University Law School. I am most grateful to Dr Ahmed for complementing my earlier post on the CJEU case discussed, Joined Cases C‑345/22 and C‑347/22 Maersk. According to the doctrine of … Read more

Triple-I Blog | Dynamic trends in TPLF and securities class actions increase risks for insurers – Shield Smart

An annual report on securities class actions from Cornerstone Research indicates the median settlement amount increased 11%, and the proportion of settlements of at least $100 million climbed to nearly two-thirds of the total settlement dollars in 2023. Research from Westfleet Advisors focused on third-party litigation funding (TPLF) for US commercial litigation suggests the David … Read more

Does the EU’s MiFIR Review make single-name credit default swaps transparent enough? – European Law Blog – Shield Smart

30 May 2024/ By Randy Priem Blogpost 29/2024 Regulation 2024/791 (“MiFIR Review”) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 8 March 2024. This newly adopted legislation requires single-name credit default swaps (CDSs) to be made subject to transparency rules, only however if they reference global systemically important banks (G-SIBS) or those … Read more

current trends on biometric recognition – Official Blog of UNIO – Shield Smart

Maria Inês Costa (PhD Candidate at the School of Law of the University of Minho. FCT research scholarship holder – UI/BD/154522/2023)             In Portugal, more than 300,000 people have already “sold” their iris scan to Worldcoin Foundation, which in return offers them cryptocurrency. In March 2024, the Portuguese data protection authority (hereinafter, the CNPD) decided … Read more