Brillante Virtuoso: blood-soaked $77mn insurance claim scuttled in High Court

Brilliante Virtuoso

AIG-owned Talbot Underwriting and other Lloyd’s insurers do not have to pay a Greek bank $77mn for the explosion aboard an oil tanker because the ship’s owner orchestrated a fake pirate attack in an attempt to commit insurance fraud, the High Court has ruled.

Want to read this article?

Subscribe for FULL access to this article - and ALL our premium content

For details on how to subscribe or for all commercial opportunities, including advertising, please contact:

Spencer Halladey
Commercial director
Tel: +44 (0) 203 934 6687

Andy Stone
Sales manager
Tel: +44 (0) 203 934 6684

Subscribers get access to:

  • Breaking news by email on all critical issues
  • Trusted analysis and commentary
  • Opinion from market thought-leaders
  • Exclusive data on the industry
  • Daily digital newsletter
  • Full access to our online archive


If you are a subscriber you can SIGN IN now for FULL access