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Bridgecorp appeal: the latest on defence costs under a D&O policy and the application of a statutory charge

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • January 14 2013

Should companies purchase a defence costs only policy, separate to their D&O policy, to cover their directors and officers? This has been a live

Directors' indemnities and the Australian consumer law: are you covered?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • January 24 2011

Most directors think that they are adequately protected if they have D&O insurance cover in place and rights under a deed of access and indemnity

Assigning your rights under a D&O policy: the High Court speaks

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • August 4 2010

Assigning your rights under a directors' and officers' policy is a vexed issue, and this morning the High Court gave some welcome guidance on the issue (CGU Insurance Limited v One.Tel Limited (In Liquidation) 2010 HCA 26 - Clayton Utz acted for the successful respondent

New risks for directors under the Australian Consumer Law

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • December 15 2010

The new Australian Consumer Law is not just a major change in the law, it also brings in new liabilities for directors and officers