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The end of the “charge”? NSW Law Reform Commission Report on third party access to insurance proceeds in litigation
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • January 12 2017

On 19 December 2016, the New South Wales Law Reform Commission report titled "Report 143 - Third party claims on insurance money" (Report


Case update: Thorn v Kelly 2016 NSWSC 1748 (9 December 2016)
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

Mr Ross Monteleone suffered injuries in a work related incident on 15 March 2014 during his employment with William Andrew, William Richard, and


Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to


Section 279 ‘fishing expeditions’ curtailed
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In a recent decision, the Queensland Court of Appeal has upheld a narrow interpretation of section 279 of the Workers’ Compensation and


“Other insurance” clauses revisited
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • December 20 2016

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has affirmed the decision of the Supreme Court of NSW in Lambert Leasing Inc. v QBE Insurance Ltd 2015 NSWSC


Australian court revokes regulator’s disqualification of former manager at FAI
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

In the first decision of its kind, the Federal Court of Australia has revoked a disqualification order made by the Australian Prudential Regulation


Class action against Myer an 'abuse of process'
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

The Victorian Supreme Court has dealt a harsh blow to serial class action litigant, Melbourne City Investments (MCI) and its founder Mark Elliott, by


Australia: Double down on double insurance: Lambert Leasing Inc. v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

In the case of Lambert Leasing Inc. v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd, the New South Wales Court of Appeal considered a number issues arising from


Healy v Logan City Council
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

This appeal considered the extent of the right of a claimant to seek information from an insurer under section 279 of the Queensland Workers'


Court says no second bite of the cherry for workers with rejected injuries
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 12 2016

The claimant was an employee of Queensland Rail and commenced a claim for damages under the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003. The