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The Changing Face of the Insurance Market: What It Means For Lawyers


By Tricia Hobson of Norton Rose Fulbright Neither insurers nor lawyers have traditionally been considered innovators. Indeed, it has been said that the only thing insurance and innovation have in common is their place in the dictionary. But this is no longer true. The insurance industry is rapidly evolving in order to adapt to advances in technology. Phrases such as “data breaches”, “the sharing economy” and “autonomous vehicles” have now entered the general lexicon, and insurers are grappling with how to assess and quantify risks never previously encountered

Q&A with Lukas Bubb


AIG Europe – Major loss adjuster, financial lines In an exclusive interview with Who’s Who Legal Lukas Bubb speaks about his role at AIG Europe, recent developments for financial lines with the insurance market, and his key requirements when instructing external counsel. 

Insurance & Reinsurance 2016: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal has brought together Tim Goggin of Hogan Lovells, David Attisani of Choate Hall & Stewart and Rod Attride-Stirling of ASW Law to discuss key issues facing insurance and reinsurance lawyers and their clients today.

Corporate Immigration 2016: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together three leading experts in the corporate immigration industry to discuss issues facing lawyers today.

Canada’s Employer Immigration Compliance Rules Considered Most Stringent Worldwide


By Jacqueline Bart of BartLAW Canadian Immigration Barristers and Solicitors On 1 December 2015, the Canadian government brought into force stringent employer compliance rules. These rules place Canada first as the toughest jurisdiction against non-compliant employers. The rules introduce a comprehensive formula to assess monetary administrative penalties for employer non-compliance, in addition to other penalties set out below.

World Events, Not Trade and Commerce, Are Shaping Immigration Policy in The 21st Century


By Bernard P Wolfsdorf, Joseph M Barnett and Robert J Blanco of Wolfsdorf Rosenthal About a decade ago Thomas L Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times, published The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, which described the complexities of 21st century globalisation to demonstrate a growing “levelling” of the global economy. 

Changes to the UK’s Immigration Law – Immigration Act 2015–2016


By Laura Devine of Laura Devine Solicitors First announced in the Queen’s Speech in May 2015, the UK’s newest Immigration Bill tackles a broad spectrum of issues and builds on the Immigration Act 2014, which in part sought to create a “hostile environment” for undocumented migrants in the UK. For businesses and individuals alike, the proposed measures could have significant effects.

Australia’s Migration Programme: A Commitment to Strengthen Australia’s Borders


By Maria Jockel of Holding Redlich Following the merger of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (the Department) with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, and the establishment of the Australian Border Force as its operational enforcement arm, the Department is now an enforcement agency (and a criminal enforcement agency).

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