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05th November 2020

‘Business Interruption Insurance’ test case goes to the Supreme Court this month

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The test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority on the construction and interpretation of ‘business interruption insurance’ policy wordings is heading to the Supreme Court on 16 November.

The judgment of the High Court handed down on 15 September has generated appeals by both the FCA and insurers across 19 policy wordings. The appeals that will now be heard the UK’s highest court could influence the outcome of thousands of insurance claims prompted by the national lockdown in March.

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