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Dangers of irrevocable authorities and breaches of fiduciary duty

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • October 24 2014

When a debtor owes money to a creditor, it is not uncommon for the debtor to propose that the creditor be paid from the proceeds of a sale or other

Ground breaking decision on Water Act recovery claims in Victoria

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • October 22 2014

The case involved damage caused to an insured's property when a water main substantially failed and the property became inundated with water. In the

A loaded question is a principal liable for a subcontractor’s injury?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • October 16 2014

In the case of Gary Bennett v Baiada Poultry Pty Limited 2014 NSWDC 144, a principal was found liable for a subcontracted delivery driver's injury

ATE insurance and implications for class actions in Australia

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2014

After The Event insurance (ATE insurance), also known as adverse cost order insurance, is a common feature of class actions in the United Kingdom. To

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Section 54 its application to claims made policies and the current debate in respect of its scope

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 29 2014

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) may well be the bane of all insurers as it is really a double-edged sword. In essence, it

Proper construction of section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act - Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd 2014 HCA 33, 10 September 2014

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 29 2014

Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd (Insured) operated a fleet of trucks and trailers. The Insured entered into an insurance contract (policy) with certain

Section 54 Insurance Contracts Act - the High Court decision in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 24 2014

S54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) may well be the bane of all insurers as it is really a double-edged sword. In essence, it prevents an

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act: still an insured’s best friend

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • September 23 2014

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act remains a broad remedial provision to guard against technical policy exclusions. Has your insurer denied

Fast food can damage more than your health

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

In Murray v. Nominal Defendant 2014 QDC 144, Judge Farr of the Brisbane District Court considered the "proper search and inquiry" requirements