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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


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


Changed proportions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 23 2015

In a landmark decision which will have far reaching ramifications and be warmly received by plaintiff lawyers, the High Court has curtailed the reach


Focus: timing is everything: major shareholders exclusions in D&O insurance policies
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • May 15 2015

A recent Victorian Supreme Court decision has resolved a disputed construction of a major shareholder exclusion in a D&O policy in the insurer's


Lack of clarity on inquiry cost extensions cover
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 20 2015

The insurance industry has struggled with the correct application of inquiry cost extensions to a variety of different circumstances. To be sure about


Court cases and arbitration
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia, France, United Kingdom
  • January 14 2015

The recent NSW Supreme Court case of Poole v Chubb Insurance Company is illustrative of the difficulties faced by insurers in proving fraudulent


Restricting the availability of indemnities and insurance for D&Os
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

A CEO charged with a criminal offence recovers some of their defence costs by claiming under the company's D&O policy. However, their ongoing legal


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our


Australian case notes - Jaques v AIG Australia Ltd 2014 VSC 269
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

In this case, the Supreme Court of Victoria considered the legal distinction between executive and non-executive directors, for the purpose of


Australian case notes - Invion Limited v SGB Jones Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 97
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

This case involved litigation against three of Invion's directors, and the directors' claim for indemnity under a D&O policy. Two of the directors