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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

Skyward Aviation 2008 Ltd v Tower Insurance Ltd 2014 NZCA 76

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2014

Skyward and O'Loughlin concern the interpretation of Tower's Provider House Policy. The judges dealing with the claims in the High Court largely

The New Zealand Supreme Court decision in Bridgecorp - clarification on the effect of statutory charges to D&O policies?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • New Zealand
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  • February 28 2014

On 23 December 2013, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, (that country’s highest court) delivered judgment in the much anticipatedBridgecorp12 appeal