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D&O claim misses the mark
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 19 2016

You may have seen recent press coverage about James Hird’s failed Court bid to recover the legal costs of his attempts to challenge ASADA’s joint


Making a decision to put a mine on ‘care & maintenance’
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 10 2016

In these times of falling commodity prices, constrained debt and equity markets and high visibility cost reduction strategies, it is not surprising


Out of Bounds on the Full for Hird? An important case on defence costs coverage in regulatory actions
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 5 2016

James Hird was on the losing end of a Supreme Court of Victoria proceeding against Chubb Insurance Company of Australia Ltd this week, where he


Disclosure requirements for environmental risks
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

There is nothing new in the notion that companies are required to effectively manage and disclose risks so that investors can make informed


D&O, class actions and shared limits - perhaps some self regulation and common sense ?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

Class actions that impact financial lines are now a fixture of the Australian litigation landscape. Presently there are at least 35 class actions


What sets a contract of insurance apart from other contracts?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

Contracts of insurance attract a unique set of principles of interpretation, and are subject to a comprehensive regulatory regime. Characterising a


High Court Redefines the Realms of Joining an Insurer to a Proceeding
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

The High Court recently heard an appeal brought by CGU Insurance from a decision in the Supreme Court of Victoria, challenging a declaration that CGU


Policy Interpretation: Say what you mean!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2016

The principles of contract interpretation are well established; however we have seen a recent trend of in


Australia’s FinTech Future - Government strategy and priorities released
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 20 2016

Today, the Australian Government released "Backing Australian Fintech", setting out strategies and priorities to encourage and develop the growth of


Buyer and seller beware: warranty and indemnity insurers may be in a stronger position than the seller
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 23 2016

The use of warranty and indemnity Insurance in commercial transactions has grown considerably in recent years. In particular, "Buyer Side Policies"