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Indemnities and statutes of limitation in building contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Indemnities are common place in commercial contracts, including construction contracts. Where an indemnity is linked with a fitness for purpose


Australia: construction of major shareholder exclusion clause Oz Minerals Holdings Pty Ltd v AIG Australia Ltd
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • July 3 2015

The recent Victorian Supreme Court decision of Oz Minerals Holdings Pty Ltd v AIG Australia Ltd highlights the importance for both insurers and


Government enacts amendments clarifying aspects of FOFA provisions in bid to reduce costs on financial services industry
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 1 2015

The Assistant Treasurer recently announced the passage of a series of amendments to the Corporations Regulations 2001 (Cth), which will affect the


Surprise FOFA amendments a new financial year present
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

New FOFA regulations registered yesterday will come into effect on 1 July 2015. As we have previously reported, not all of these changes will be new


Selig v Wealthsure: limiting the reach of proportionate liability under the Corporations Act
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

In each of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) (ASIC Act


Insurance companies beware of being joined to PIPA proceedings
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 29 2015

This case highlights that PIPA proceedings are not limited to those parties against whom a claim for personal injury is made and insurers should be


Directors should carefully consider the terms of exclusion clauses in their D&O policies: Oz Minerals Holdings Pty Ltd & Ors v AIG Australia Ltd 2015 VSC 185
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 26 2015

In this case, a major shareholder and board position exclusion in a D&O policy was found to have been enlivened where the relevant shareholder was a


Professional Management and Liability Gazette 2nd Edition
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd (Asahi) through its nominee, Independent Liquor (NZ) Limited (ILNZ),agreed to purchase the shares in a beverage


A limited life for insurers’ regulations - significant reform proposals announced for retail life insurers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

A significant shake-up in the regulation of Australian life insurers is likely, with Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg MP welcoming an industry led


Government announces further refinements to FOFA
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

The Government has released a statement that agreement has been reached with the Opposition to progress ‘minor and technical’ refinements to the