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Insurance Case Law Update
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 17 2015

Right to acquire another property capped at the cost of rebuilding the insured property on the existing site. Notional cost of rebuild includes an


Court lays out broker's role in business interruption insurance
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

A UK Court has distilled a series of principles from insurance case law to guide brokers on their obligations to their clients in relation to


Earthquake insurance: problems of successive events and allocation of loss
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • October 27 2015

In 2010 and 2011 the Canterbury region of New Zealand suffered several major earthquakes, resulting in severe destruction. The most devastating


New Zealand: Christchurch earthquakes meaning of “physical loss or damage” to property
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • New Zealand
  • October 22 2015

The Christchurch earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 continue to produce litigation and insurance case law. Some of these cases have considered the meaning


Supreme Court clarifies effect of arbitration agreements on court's jurisdiction
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • July 28 2015

The Supreme Court has clarified the meaning of Article 8(1) of Schedule 1 of the Arbitration Act 1996 and answered the question of how agreements to


Insurance case law update - June 2015
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • July 6 2015

In this update, we summarise significant decisions released in the first half of 2015. It has been a busy June, with various substantive judgments


Court ruling may require changes to material damage insurances
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 18 2015

You may need to review your material damage insurances in light of a Supreme Court decision last week that challenges the long standing practice of


Australian TOFA implications for insurers from the NZ Sovereign Assurance Case
  • Minter Ellison
  • New Zealand
  • March 30 2015

In June 2014, a longstanding tax case, Sovereign Assurance Company Ltd and others v Commissioner of Inland Revenue (Sovereign Assurance), was


Insurance case law update
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 23 2014

In this update, we summarise significant insurance decisions released in the latter part of 2014. Litigation arising out of the Canterbury


Court cases and arbitration
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia, France, New Zealand
  • December 10 2014

This was an appeal by Islington Park against a judgment holding that Islington Park was not entitled to recover for damage to its buildings on the