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How much detail of potential claims is needed prior to renewal?

United Kingdom - July 21 2021 When it comes to renewing “claims made and notified” policies (such as D&O insurance and Professional Indemnity), policyholders must be careful to…

Mark Darwin

Amendments to the General Insurance Code of Practice - Will they achieve a more policyholder-friendly approach by insurers?

Australia - July 7 2021 The new General Insurance Code of Practice came into effect on 1 July 2021, amending the 2015 version which was first introduced in 1994. The changes…

Mark Darwin

Policyholder successfully challenges insurer’s refusal to cover ‘securities claim’

Australia - March 31 2021 In good news for policyholders defending class actions, the Federal Court of Australia has rejected an insurer’s arguments that a class action…

Audrey Driscoll, Guy Narburgh

Policyholder insurance highlights 2020

Australia - January 27 2021 The hot-topic in the current insurance market is whether, and to what extent, business interruption caused by COVID-19 is covered by insurance…

Mark Darwin, Paulino Fajardo, Peter Holloway, Philip Hopley, Paul Lewis, Guy Narburgh, Ruth Overington, Jonathan Ripley-Evans, Andrew Ryan, Gareth Thomas

Opal Tower builder secures liability cover for defects occurring outside policy period

Australia - November 13 2020 Icon is a construction company which built the Opal Tower at Sydney Olympic Park, with practical completion being achieved on 8 August 2018…

Mark Darwin