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Court cases and arbitration

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia, France, United Kingdom
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  • January 14 2015

The recent NSW Supreme Court case of Poole v Chubb Insurance Company is illustrative of the difficulties faced by insurers in proving fraudulent

Into the breach: Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Bluescope Steel Ltd 2014 NSWCA 276

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 22 2014

The recent NSW Court of Appeal decision in Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Bluescope Steel Ltd provides useful guidance on a little

Horse flu class action applicants sidestep limitations point

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 22 2014

The applicants in the long running equine influenza (horse flu) class action have had a procedural victory, obtaining leave to amend

Plaintiff’s joinder of insurer as defendant does the plaintiff have to ride on alone?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 22 2014

Where an insurer has denied indemnity, it is uncontroversial that the insured may seek leave to join the insurer as a third party to the

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our

Australian case notes - Jaques v AIG Australia Ltd 2014 VSC 269

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

In this case, the Supreme Court of Victoria considered the legal distinction between executive and non-executive directors, for the purpose of

Australian case notes - Swansson v Harrison 2014 VSC 118

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

This case concerned a negligence claim against a financial adviser who advised his client to switch to a new life insurance policy that was

Australian case notes - Sydney Water Corporation v McGrath 2014 NSWCA 197

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

HIH's liquidators held moneys received from reinsurers under contracts for reinsurance made by HIH. Sydney Water Corporation (SWC) held insurance

Australian case notes - Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v BlueScope Steel Ltd 2014 NSWCA 276

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

How often have you come across section 18 of the Insurance Act 1902 (NSW)? Regularly overlooked, the section allows the court to excuse breaches of

Australian case notes - Graham v Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited (No 2) 2014 FCA 717

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

This case considered the insured's duty of disclosure in relation to a life policy. The insurer, Comminsure, sought to avoid the policy because of an