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Policy construction: the meaning of “third party claim” in a professional indemnity policy
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 25 2017

A claim was brought by Treetops Lismore Pty Ltd against the insured, Malamit Pty Ltd (Malamit), for alleged negligence in the provision of project


Section 6 - farewell (and good riddance!)
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 17 2017

In December 2016 we posted on the NSW Law Reform Commission’s recommendation to replace section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act


Breach reporting obligation repealed for group purchasing bodies
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 14 2017

Group purchasing bodies (GPBs) are no longer required to report breaches of the conditions of relief provided by ASIC Class Order 081 (Class Order


Call for extension of conflicted remuneration ban
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 12 2017

The ban on conflicted remuneration should extend to the general insurance industry and to all life policies, regardless of whether the policy was


“Charge” your glass - Section 6 is dead in NSW
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • July 10 2017

After much debate as to its operation, Section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW) (Section 6) has now been repealed and


The dangers of flying a drone near aircraft
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • July 10 2017

If you think of a drone as a mechanical bird, then data upon bird strikes on aircraft will help predict the damage expected from collisions between


Extended warranties on the firing line from ACCC, ASIC and class actions
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 7 2017

Extended warranties have been attracting an increasing amount of regulatory scrutiny in recent years. This activity has now led several law firms and


Business interruption insurance - a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • July 4 2017

In 1937 Winston Churchill said that trying to forecast the actions of Russia was ‘a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’. Judged by the


Almost a sure thing: after the event insurance as security for costs
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 3 2017

Security for costs is often a significant burden for plaintiffs, but growing acceptance of insurance as security may ease this burden. The increase in


Talking Tax - Issue 83
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 30 2017

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Tribunal) in Gu and FCT 2017 AATA 906 has affirmed the Commissioner’s amended assessment of a taxpayer’s