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Court closes the gates on flood claim

Australia - December 23 2014 Natural or environmental disasters often generate claims of sufficient volume and scale to attract litigation funders and plaintiff law firms. The…

Justin McDonnell

Australian case notes - Prepaid v Atradius (No 2) [2014] NSWSC 21

Australia - May 20 2014 The case involved a trade credit insurance contract. The insurer argued that it was entitled to reduce its liability under the contract to nil on the…

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…

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.

There is sauce for the gander: Pathway Investments does not establish principles of universal application

Australia - December 19 2012 Further to our previous review of the Victorian Court of Appeal's decision in National Australia Bank Limited v Pathway Investments Pty Ltd [2012] VSCA…

Caroline Rodgers, Moira Saville