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The benefit of hindsightthe High Court re-examines when a cause of action arises in mesothelioma cases
  • Sparke Helmore Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 9 2015

The High Court's decision this week in Alcan Gove Pty v Zabic 2015 HCA 33 has re-examined when a cause of action arises in respect of the condition

Coverage of legal expenses under a D&O policy the importance of unambiguous wording
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Australia
  • October 6 2015

In the recent case of Ransley v Chubb Insurance Company of Australia Ltd, the New South Wales Supreme Court applied general contractual principles of

ATE insurance and security for costs will a deed of indemnity suffice?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 25 2015

The Victorian Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in DIF III Global Co-Investment Fund LP & Anor v BBLP LLC & Ors which considered

After the event insurance security for costs form clarified
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • September 21 2015

A couple of months ago we reported on applications pending in the Supreme Court of Victoria about After The Event (ATE) insurance. That update

Corporate insurance trends 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • September 17 2015

Given the attention that cyber-attacks, data breaches and cyber insurance have been recently receiving (particularly in the past year), the

Proportionate liability - managing disputes and risk in the wake of Selig
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 17 2015

In May, the High Court's decision in Selig v Wealthsure 2015 HCA 18 clarified the reach of the proportionate liability regime.In this follow-up we

The QBCC may lose its right to recover under the statutory insurance policy where it has paid out in error
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 14 2015

Contractors may avoid liability to Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for recovery under the statutory insurance scheme provided

Switzer: Stealth Enterprises Pty. Ltd (tas The Gentlemens Club) -v- Callinden Insurance Ltd: Sections 21 ann 28(duty of discloure) Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth)
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 10 2015

William Roberts Lawyers' Principal, Robert Ishak appeared on Switzer Daily this week discussing sections 21 and 28(the Duty of Disclosure) of the

Brothel refused insurance cover due to bikie links
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 8 2015

All insurers owe a duty of disclosure under s21 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth). In this article, Senior Associate Anna Hendry considers

Class action judgment highlights uncertainty in insurance policies
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

The recent decision from the NSW Supreme Court in the Endeavour Energy class action (2015 NSWSC 1117) has raised an important issue for insurers