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The pendulum swings: Victoria looks at reducing Wrongs Act limitations on personal injury damages

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

The Victorian Commission and Efficiency Commission has made recommendations which, if adopted, would modify some of the limitations imposed by the

Insurers beware: High Court widens the application of section 54(1) ICA

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • September 12 2014

On 10 September 2014, the High Court of Australia delivered its decision in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd 2014 HCA 33, dismissing an appeal

No trucking way High Court denies the limitation of s54(1) to ‘insured’ acts

  • Jackson McDonald
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  • Australia
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  • September 11 2014

The assessment of risk is now that much harder for underwriters after the High Court on 10 September 2014 unanimously dismissed an appeal from a

The long haul: High Court endorses broad application of s54 of the Insurance Contracts Act

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • September 11 2014

The High Court has handed down its much anticipated decision in Highway Hauliers v Maxwell, unanimously dismissing the various insurers’ appeal and

Taking exit 54: High Court takes a right turn on insurance claims

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

The High Court's decision today in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd 2014 HCA 33 reinforces that insurers will not be permitted to rely upon

High Court resolves section 54 controversy

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

In a landmark decision handed down this morning, the High Court has taken an expansive approach to the scope of section 54 of the Insurance Contracts

The disclosure of documents and the waiver of privilege

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 9 2014

Care should always be taken by an insured when disclosing privileged material to an insurer lest they inadvertently waive privilege over the

Businesses to review general insurance coverage with changes to Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (QLD)

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • September 8 2014

On appearances, amendments introduced to the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (the Act) in 2013 looked to benefit employers

The new frontier: cyber risk management and insurance Part 2

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 4 2014

We've already looked at the growth of cyber risks including some varieties of cyber-attacks, their impacts and the changing legislative landscape

Win to ASIC in responsible lending regime

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 29 2014

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has flexed its muscles in relation to the responsible lending regime and obtained a