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Red tape reduction - Statutory declarations no longer required to reject claims after 28 days
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 13 2016

From 27 April 2016 the Red Tape Reduction Legislation Amendment Act 2016 came into force and made broad changes to the use of statutory declarations


Liquidators - green light to join insurers
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 23 2016

In a decision which potentially increases the assets available to liquidator and bankruptcy trustee plaintiffs, the High Court in CGU Insurance v


Let’s get to the point. What’s it really worth?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 8 2016

There needs to be a sound evidentiary basis for a claim to be made so that the “real chance of success” can be properly evaluated on the basis of the


Pantaenius Australia Pty Ltd v Watkins Syndicate
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • January 13 2016

Following on from the 2014 High Court decision in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd, the Federal Court has recently applied s.54 of theInsurance


Section 81 notices not the end of the road for liability disputes
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 3 2015

On 2 December 2015, the New South Wales Court of Appeal found that an insurer was not bound for all purposes by its section 81 notice admitting


Life insurance industry gets its FoFA moment
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 11 2015

The Federal Government has announced the changes to life insurance remuneration arrangements that have been expected since the release of the


Don’t be so reckless
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 5 2015

The Supreme Court of Queensland has considered the meaning of accidental, sudden and unforeseen damage in a Contractors and Plant insurance policy


Gone in 60 seconds
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 5 2015

There has been some uncertainty about the burden of proof in suspicious or fraudulent insurance claims since McLennan v Insurance Australia Ltd last


Deep pockets
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 5 2015

The Victorian Court of Appeal recently considered the question of whether a claimant can join a non-contracting insurer to a proceeding. The


The latest superannuation insurance changes
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

There have been a number of changes to the way in which insurance can be held within a self managed superannuation fund (SMSF). Broadly, these