Summary of latest interesting insurance issues (December 2016)
Autor: Agnieszka Wesołowska
On 9 December 2016 the Financial Ombudsman addressed to the First President of the Supreme Court a request for adoption of a resolution on determining liability of an insurance company in case of damages caused with the participation of dogs belonging to farmers holding the mandatory third party liability insurance.
The Ministry of Justice established a working group to prepare a plan for necessary actions to be taken by the state authorities against the serious accusations concerning the sales of unit-linked insurance. The group is the result of the meeting devoted to these products, which took place on December 8, 2016 at the Ministry premises. The meeting was attended by representatives of the association of policyholders of such products “Attached to the policy” (initiator of the meeting), the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Finance, the National Prosecutor's Office, the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, the Financial Ombudsman, and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.