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Court cases and arbitration

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia, France, New Zealand
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  • December 10 2014

This was an appeal by Islington Park against a judgment holding that Islington Park was not entitled to recover for damage to its buildings on the

Insurance case law update

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 8 2014

In this update, we summarise significant insurance decisions released in the latter part of 2014. Litigation arising out of the Canterbury

New Supreme Court insurance case cuts a middle ground

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 4 2014

What cover is there under a material damage policy if the insured property is damaged on more than one occasion during the policy period? In a

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

D&O down under

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

A December 2013 decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court fundamentally influenced the treatment of competing interests under directors' and

Statutory charges, Ds&Os and defence costs a guide for the bewildered

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • May 20 2014

In the case presented to the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the parties had agreed that insurance moneys available for Ds'&Os’ defence costs did not

BFSL 2007 Ltd v Steigrad 2013 NZSC 156

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 28 2014

On 23 December 2013, the Supreme Court delivered a controversial decision on the operation of s 9 of the Law Reform Act 1936 on costs-inclusive

Marriott v Vero Insurance New Zealand Ltd 2013 NZHC 3120

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 28 2014

This claim, Wild South and Crystal Imports all involve the application of an automatic reinstatement clause in a policy, in circumstances where the

Van der Noll v Sovereign Assurance Co Ltd 2013 NZHC 3051

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 28 2014

Mr van der Noll was a member of a group insurance scheme for income protection. He suffered from chronic pain syndrome, which prevented him from

Crystal Imports Ltd v Certain Underwriters at Lloyds of London 2013 NZHC 3513

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 28 2014

Like Ridgecrest, Marriott and Wild South, this claim concerns damage sustained by an insured property in successive earthquake events. The question