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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


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


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


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


Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance are you exposed?
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • November 5 2014

Directors' and officers' (D&O) liability insurance has historically been more of a 'box ticking' exercise for Australian corporations rather than the


Dangers of irrevocable authorities and breaches of fiduciary duty
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • October 24 2014

When a debtor owes money to a creditor, it is not uncommon for the debtor to propose that the creditor be paid from the proceeds of a sale or other


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration