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Life insurance held in SMSFs for the purposes of buy-sell arrangements
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

The ATO has recently released an interpretative decision which says that a self managed superannuation fund (SMSF) may breach the sole purpose test


Alternative ways of bringing a claim against a valuer
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 21 2015

The proportionate liability regime was first introduced in most Australian States in 2002. It was introduced following public policy concerns that


Rehabilitation regrets: defect in drafting of MAIA favours alleged fraudulent claimant
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • May 20 2015

The Queensland Supreme Court has recently ruled that once an insurer agrees to fund a claimant's reasonable and appropriate rehabilitation pursuant


Insurer required to fund rehabilitation despite DNA evidence
  • Denning Insurance Law
  • Australia
  • May 20 2015

Mr Lien Yang-Lee (Applicant) made application to the Supreme Court of Queensland for an injunction to prevent compulsory third party (CTP) insurer


Supreme Court of Tasmania reminds insurers how to interpret common exclusion clauses
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 20 2015

In Hammersley v National Transport Insurance, the Full Court of Tasmania’s Supreme Court examined the authorities on the meaning of “accidental”


Asia Pacific - focus on insurance
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, China, Singapore
  • May 18 2015

Our latest insurance update from the Asia Pacific region includes articles from Australia, China and Singapore. Key legal issues covered


High Court restricts proportionate liability for statutory breaches
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • May 15 2015

On 13 May 2015, the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in the appeal in Wealthsure Pty Ltd v Selig. The Court's unanimous decision


Focus: timing is everything: major shareholders exclusions in D&O insurance policies
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • May 15 2015

A recent Victorian Supreme Court decision has resolved a disputed construction of a major shareholder exclusion in a D&O policy in the insurer's


Australia: an insurer’s obligation to inform insureds of their duty of disclosure
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

In O'Farrell v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd, Australia's New South Wales Court of Appeal decided that an insurer could not, under a motor vehicle


On appeal: QSC marine engine repairs decision
  • Denning Insurance Law
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

The Plaintiff, Colin Ireland, brought a claim for neck and psychiatric injuries from an explosion on 10 April 2006. B & M Outboard Repairs