Kione Johnson

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Need to know: actual knowledge key to invoking whistleblower protections

Australia - March 4 2021 Australian whistleblower protections now apply to disclosers who have ‘reasonable grounds to suspect’ that the information disclosed concerns…

Rebecca Holland, Justin McDonnell

Fraudulent non-disclosure - reckless indifference

Australia - August 7 2012 The defendant insurer, Atradius, succeeded in avoiding the policy on the basis of fraudulent non-disclosure by the insured.

The price of silence: indemnity on a party/party basis

Australia - July 10 2013 The NSW Supreme Court has found that an insured's failure to seek the insurer's prior written consent to incur costs in connection with legal…

Total recall: Plaintiff’s case against VW on use of Takata airbags implodes

Australia - June 24 2021 In a significant blow for the class, the Supreme Court of New South Wales has dismissed the plaintiff's claim against Volkswagen (VW) in relation to…

Moira Saville, Peta Stevenson

Raising the bar – the English Court of Appeal expands the scope of liability for the provision of financial product advice

United Kingdom - December 20 2012 The English Court of Appeal’s unanimous decision in Rubenstein v HSBC Bank plc [2012] EWCA Civ 1184 (Rubenstein) suggests that financial advisers will be held to an increasingly high standard in relation to the provision of financial advice, particularly where there is a failure to take account of the investor’s personal objectives, financial situation and needs.