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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

Righting the wrongs: proposed reforms to the Wrongs Act

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2013

The Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission (VCEC) recently released its draft report into the Wrongs Act 1958 (Vic). In providing a response

Risky business

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2013

In Insurable Interest Issue 29 we reported on a decision by the NSW Supreme Court in which an insurance broker was found liable for failing to

Deregistered but not out

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2013

The New South Wales Supreme Court has given an expansive construction of section 601AG of the Corporations Act 2001. This section allows recovery

Dam it!

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2013

The NSW Court of Appeal has considered some interesting issues in the context of a contract worksliability policy. The insured constructed a dam to

There's life in the old dog yet

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2013

In this recent Victorian Supreme Court case, Bupa successfully brought an action against the insured's estate claiming that its right of subrogation

Canned

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 17 2013

Visy Packaging manufactured ring pull cans for various customers, which were used for packaging tuna. Following packaging the tuna came into contact

Keeping things in proportion

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 17 2013

In a 3:2 decision, the High Court has provided some much needed clarity around the application of the proportionate liability provisions which have