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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


Insurance case law update
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 8 2014

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


New Supreme Court insurance case cuts a middle ground
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • September 4 2014

What cover is there under a material damage policy if the insured property is damaged on more than one occasion during the policy period? In a


Win to ASIC in responsible lending regime
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 29 2014

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has flexed its muscles in relation to the responsible lending regime and obtained a


D&O down under
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 18 2014

A December 2013 decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court fundamentally influenced the treatment of competing interests under directors' and