Action groups hit out at “absurd” insurer defences in FCA BI case

Coronavirus

Hospitality Insurance Group Action (HIGA) has accused insurers of providing “absurd” defences as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) business interruption test case moves forward.

The group has claims against RSA (although the wording for RSA4, developed by Marsh/Jelf, is used widely and has Aviva as a capacity provider) and QBE.

The skeleton argument stated that insurers are “seeking to evade liability” using the “area” argument: “The argument, in a nutshell, is that as a result of that

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected].

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: