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High Court resolves section 54 controversy

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

In a landmark decision handed down this morning, the High Court has taken an expansive approach to the scope of section 54 of the Insurance Contracts

It's only words

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

Centennial entered into an agreement with Longwall Advantage (Advantage) for the supply of labour to a coalmine operated by Centennial in New South

The Insurance Contracts Act’s latest makeover

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

The Insurance Contracts Amendment Act (Amendment Act) was finally passed on 28 June 2013, making various and long-awaited changes to the Insurance

GST surprise

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

An insured factory was totally destroyed by fire. The various losses (building, contents, business interruption etc) all exceeded the respective sums

A two man job

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 21 2014

The plaintiff was a subcontractor on a building site who alleged he was injured when a ladder he was descending fell over in high winds. He said that

That sinking feeling

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

The plaintiff was the owner of a $250,000 Aston Martin DB9 Volante F1 convertible, which he somehow drove off a boat ramp in May 2011, causing it to

Indemnities in commercial contracts more than just boilerplate

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 30 2014

Indemnities are regularly used in commercial contracts in order to allocate risk between contracting parties. Whether you are the party giving or

Canned two

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2014

We covered a product liability case in Insurable Interest Issue 32 which has since been appealed. Visy Packaging manufactured ring-pull cans for

Compromising behaviour

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2014

The Victorian legislature has recently enacted a number of changes to the rules relating to offers of compromise made in County Court and Supreme

Sinodinos announces FOFA changes in time for Christmas!

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 20 2013

The Federal Government has announced its intentions for the reform of the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation that was introduced by the