QC calls on court to treat insurers fairly


Gavin Kealey QC, who represents Ecclesiastical and MS Amlin, has accused the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of rewriting the insured peril, as the Covid-19 business interruption test case continued in the High Court.

Kealey outlined the argument around causation and the ‘but for’ test on behalf of all of the eight insurers involved in the court case.

Earlier this week, Colin Edelman QC, representing the FCA, argued that the geographical scope of the disease should have no

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