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  • Claims Made clauses in Italian insurance contracts – the latest Court of Cassation opinion

Claims Made clauses in Italian insurance contracts: the latest Court of Cassation opinion.

Only 7 months after the previous judgment on the topic, the United Sections of the Court of Cassation were once again called to deal with the (potential) unfair nature of Claims Made clauses. By the decision No. 9140, issued in May 2016, the Court had identified two types of Claims Made clauses: the "pure" and [...]

February 6th, 2017|
  • Compulsory Insurance for Lawyers

Italian Professional Indemnity and Personal Accident – Compulsory Insurance for Lawyers: New Terms and Conditions

By Decree issued on 22.09.2016 and published on 11.10.2016, the Italian Ministry of Justice sets the minimum standards for Compulsory Insurance for Lawyers and professional liability. The Decree, that will enter into force in October 2017, completes the picture of the compulsory professional indemnity insurance for lawyers introduced by the Law N.137/2012 “New regulation for the [...]

October 24th, 2016|
  • Italian legislation on Environmental Liability

The new Italian legislation on Environmental Liability

Italian legislation on Environmental Liability - In November 2008, Europe promulgated Directive 2008/99/EC on the protection of the environment through criminal law. Pursuant to this Directive, European Member States should use criminal law to enforce legislation implementing environmental directives. With this measure, the European legislator attempted to increase the effectiveness of European environmental legislation, as it [...]

July 19th, 2016|

News from Capanna People

Now, may I also update you on the most significant Capanna’s events and  activities having taken place during this closing 2015 year: A new Company has been established:  VINCENZINI CONSULTANTS  –   P. & I. Correspondent. In-House Recovery Department: a dedicated in-house Lawyers Team is handling Recoveries in respect of all different classes of business. In-House [...]

January 1st, 2016|

New services

We would now summarize these new services: “Full Self-Insurance Claims Handling” - In case of potential ‘Assureds’ in a full self-insurance status, we propose ourselves to handle their past, present and future ‘claims’. With a proper assessment of reserves and with an intense activity on Risk Management and Loss Prevention, a reduction of future losses [...]

January 1st, 2016|

Capanna Christmas Party

Capanna Christmas Party – 17th December, 2016 at Lloyd’s On 17th December, 2015 Capanna held a Christmas Party at the Old Library at Lloyd’s. Underwriters, Companies, Managing Agents, Brokers, P&I and Lloyd’s Agency Dept attended the event. It was also an opportunity to acquaint the Market on Capanna New Services and disclose [...]

December 17th, 2015|

December 17 2015 don’t forget!

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October 14th, 2015|
  • Italian legislation on Environmental Liability

The new Italian legislation on Environmental Liability

In November 2008, Europe promulgated Directive 2008/99/EC on the protection of the environment through criminal law. Pursuant to this Directive, European Member States should use criminal law to enforce legislation implementing environmental directives. With this measure, the European legislator attempted to increase the effectiveness of European environmental legislation as it is believed that only criminal [...]

September 29th, 2015|