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The new UK insurance act - overview and implications for Australia

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2015

The recently assented Insurance Act 2015 (UK) will modernise significant areas of UK insurance law, including disclosure requirements, basis of

Support for crowdfunding in Australia and the implications for insurers

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 19 2015

Crowdfunding or crowdsourcing, the process of raising small amounts of finance from a large number of 'investors', has become an increasingly popular

Insurance cover for terrorism-related losses

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 16 2015

The Australian Government has declared the siege at the Lindt Café in Martin Place, Sydney, a “terrorist incident” for the purpose of the Terrorism

Aircraft cabins are public places and other travel insurance policy exclusions used to deny claims for bags lost on a flight

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • February 16 2015

Travel insurance gives peace of mind - except for air travellers, where few baggage claims are paid because of travel insurance policy exclusions

Australia: Victorian Court of Appeal considers the characteristics of a non-executive director

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 12 2015

In the case of AIG Australia v Jaques 2014 VSCA 332, Australia's Victorian Court of Appeal decided that a respondent was a non-executive (rather than

Insurance sector - 2014 year end review and forecast for 2015

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union, Global, USA
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  • February 12 2015

Recent global regulatory initiatives have raised a myriad of technical and policy related Issues. In addition, there is considerable debate and

Terrorism insurance: when are terrorism exclusions effective and what more needs to be done for the victims of terrorist acts?

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 11 2015

On 15 December 2014, Man Haron Monis walked into the Lindt Chocolate Café in Sydney’s Martin Place, sat down and? Ordered dessert. He then asked Tori

Waiver of privilege by disclosure to insurer

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 11 2015

A recent Federal Court decision demonstrates the importance of putting adequate safeguards in place to prevent an insured from inadvertently waiving

Reliance on Section 54 in seeking leave to join insurer Guild Insurance v Hepburn (Australia)

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 4 2015

This Court of Appeal judgment considers how Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act (ICA) may assist in obtaining leave to join an insurer as a

Travel insurer hacked: implications under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)

  • Wotton Kearney
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  • Australia
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  • February 3 2015

It has recently emerged that the Australian travel insurer, Aussie Travel Cover (ATC) has been the subject of a cyber attack. It is understood that