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Update on the attempted legislative overturn of Byrne
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 30 2016

On 14 June 2016, the Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 (Bill) was introduced into

The proposed revalidation of medical practitioners: Will the devil be in the detail?
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 26 2016

First it was cosmetic surgery, which resulted in the Medical Board of Australia issuing new Guidelines in tandem with the licensing of cosmetic

Court of Appeal Raises the Boom on Recklessness
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

In April 2015 the Queensland Supreme Court Trial Division awarded judgment in favour of the insurer, CGU, finding that damage to a crane owned by

WA insurance update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 23 2016

The WA Court of Appeal has found that there is no right to appeal an arbitrators decisions where no written reasons were requested. Section 247 of the

Wheeler v FSS Trustee Corporation (as trustee for the first state superannuation scheme) 2016 NSWSC 534
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 22 2016

While there may be scope for debate, the principle that an insurer must consider the actual or real possibility of the insured person obtaining

Driving into the future: regulating driverless vehicles in Australia
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

The use of technology and automated systems to assist drivers is not new. Anti-lock brakes have been commercially available since the 1970s

Continuing regulatory and insurance crisis surrounding home births
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

Professional indemnity insurance is a prerequisite to a health care professional (including a midwife) obtaining registration with AHPRA. Whilst

Interpreting s 62 Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 - a shift away from Singh (No 2)
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

On 5 August 2016 the Supreme Court delivered judgment in the matter of NRMA Insurance v Asaner which provides further guidance to insurers and

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 5 2016


NTC Consultation on Regulatory Options for Automated vehicles
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 5 2016

It has been observed that an average car spends only around 5 of its life actually being driven. For most of rest of the time it sits unused parked