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Companies’ indemnities - liability for legal costs pre-verdict

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • January 21 2015

It is common for organisations to want to give indemnity with its officers and executives for costs incurred by virtue of their positions in the

Payment of money in anticipation of contract ? Make your intentions clear!

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • January 20 2015

Last year, the NSW Court of Appeal provided a useful reminder of the need to ensure that parties agree, in advance, about what happens to money paid

Court cases and arbitration

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia, France, United Kingdom
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  • January 14 2015

The recent NSW Supreme Court case of Poole v Chubb Insurance Company is illustrative of the difficulties faced by insurers in proving fraudulent

What is the cost of extended warranties that may not be needed?

  • Bartier Perry
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  • Australia
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  • January 12 2015

The cost of misleading consumers into purchasing extended warranties can be very expensive, up to $1.1 million in pecuniary penalties alone, not to

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our

Australian case notes - Jaques v AIG Australia Ltd 2014 VSC 269

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

In this case, the Supreme Court of Victoria considered the legal distinction between executive and non-executive directors, for the purpose of

Australian case notes - Invion Limited v SGB Jones Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 97

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

This case involved litigation against three of Invion's directors, and the directors' claim for indemnity under a D&O policy. Two of the directors

On point - a timely reminder about your obligations under the Australian Consumer Law

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • December 18 2014

In proceedings issued in the Federal Court against Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd (Coles), Coles has made a number of admissions of

Unhappy with an adjudicator’s determination? Claim it back on a bank guarantee!

  • Allen & Overy LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 17 2014

In Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd v Holroyd City Council 2013 NSWSC 1484, the New South Wales Supreme Court considered whether a principal was

Excluding losses: be careful of the consequences

  • Allen & Overy LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 17 2014

In Macmahon Mining Services v Cobar Management 2014 NSWSC 502, the New South Wales Supreme Court considered the application of a 'consequential