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Landmark High Court decision on proportionate liability
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

In a landmark decision which will have far reaching ramifications and be warmly received by plaintiff lawyers, the High Court has curtailed the reach


FoFA regulations passed
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 16 2014

The Corporations Amendment (Revising Future of Financial Advice) Regulation 2014 (the Regulation) was registered yesterday and comes into effect


Time’s up
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

The Full Court of the Tasmanian Supreme Court has placed an interesting interpretation on section 601AG of the Corporations Act. That is the section


Water works
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

On 21 August 2009 a Swan Hill property was inundated with water from a burst main in the street. The main was operated by the local water authority


Glass half full
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

The Federal Court of Australia has considered circumstances in which the exchange of privileged material between an insurer and an insured may result


Heavy burden
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

The plaintiff's home in Orange, New South Wales was significantly damaged by arson. The plaintiff made a claim under her policy of insurance, which


Unknown quantity
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

The Full Court of the Federal Court has considered the disclosure obligations of a person who is noted on a policy but who did not take out the cover


FOFA: the farce of financial advice regulation
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 24 2014

With the news that the Senate has now (on its third attempt) disallowed the FOFA reform regulations registered in late June (the Corporations Act


High Court resolves section 54 controversy
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


It's only words
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 21 2014

Centennial entered into an agreement with Longwall Advantage (Advantage) for the supply of labour to a coalmine operated by Centennial in New South