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What sets a contract of insurance apart from other contracts?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

Contracts of insurance attract a unique set of principles of interpretation, and are subject to a comprehensive regulatory regime. Characterising a


Insurance clauses in contracts - keeping the focus
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 4 2016

Keeping insurance front of mind when drafting contracts can help you avoid any nasty issues arising down the track. To avoid unintended consequences


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


Bridgecorp appeal: the latest on defence costs under a D&O policy and the application of a statutory charge
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • January 14 2013

Should companies purchase a defence costs only policy, separate to their D&O policy, to cover their directors and officers? This has been a live


Directors' indemnities and the Australian consumer law: are you covered?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • January 24 2011

Most directors think that they are adequately protected if they have D&O insurance cover in place and rights under a deed of access and indemnity


New risks for directors under the Australian Consumer Law
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 15 2010

The new Australian Consumer Law is not just a major change in the law, it also brings in new liabilities for directors and officers


Assigning your rights under a D&O policy: the High Court speaks
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2010

Assigning your rights under a directors' and officers' policy is a vexed issue, and this morning the High Court gave some welcome guidance on the issue (CGU Insurance Limited v One.Tel Limited (In Liquidation) 2010 HCA 26 - Clayton Utz acted for the successful respondent


Mark Waller
  • Clayton Utz

Randal Dennings
  • Clayton Utz