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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides a practical guide to the Insurance Contracts Bill. In addition to providing an introductory background to this area, this podcast provides a fundamental reference point for any practitioner seeking to familiarise themselves with the most important provisions in the Bill.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the background to the introduction of the Insurance Contracts Bill;
  • Know the scope and effect of the Bill if enacted;
  • Understand the various provisions relating to warranties contained within the Bill;
  • Be aware of the Bill’s treatment of fraudulent claims by consumer members of Group Insurance Schemes;
  • Understand the limits of contracting out;
  • Have considered the practical steps for practitioners to take to prepare for the changes proposed in the Bill.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
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In this CPDcast, Nick Young, a partner at DAC Beachcroft discusses the Insurance Contracts Bill – past, present and what’s to come.

Date Recorded: 9th June 2014

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