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High Court outmanoeuvres litigants seeking another bite at the cherry

Australia - October 23 2018 Last Wednesday the High Court delivered a further decision concerning the overarching ability of Courts to manage the business before them in a timely...

Alexandra Swifte, Mitchell Cox.


Hard times ahead for D&O insurance

Australia - September 7 2018 The market for directors and officers (Ds&Os) liability insurance policies had begun to harden during the first half of 2017. That “hardening” has...

Mandy Tsang.


Statutory limitation on “injured person” evidence found not to apply to corporate plaintiff

Australia - June 7 2018 In a decision published yesterday, the Supreme Court of Western Australia provided some useful guidance on the admissibility of hindsight evidence and...

Acacia Hosking, Joel Bond.


Tactical decisions ahead for insurers as Third Party Act utilised again

Australia - May 25 2018 In February 2018, we wrote about the decision in Rushleigh Services Pty Ltd v Forge Group Limited (in liquidation) (receivers and managers appointed)...

Peta Stevenson.


High Court reviews ability to challenge adjudication determinations under SOPA legislation

Australia - March 5 2018 The High Court recently handed down two important decisions on security of payment legislation in the Probuild1 and Maxcon Construction2 cases...

Katherine Vines.