Danish Supreme Court confirms direct action against P&I insurers
Maritime and transport law Ports and shipping 20.10.2017By judgment of 9 October 2017, the Danish Supreme Court has affirmed that under Danish law an injured third party has a direct claim against P&I insurers for damage caused by the insured vessel when the policyholder is insolvent/in bankruptcy.
ECJ ruling puts liability insurers at risk of direct actions at foreign jurisdictions
Maritime and transport law Ports and shipping 12.09.2017A third party permitted under national law to bring a direct action against a liability insurer, is not bound by an exclusive jurisdiction agreement between insurer and policyholder in the insurance contract.
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