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Claim against broker for pool damage fails on causation

Australia - September 14 2022 A policyholder claim for negligence against its insurance broker has failed on the issue of causation even though it proved the broker had been…

Laurence Terret

The devil is in the detail: Federal Court of Australia rejects insurance claim for ransomware attack

Australia - August 22 2022 Like all forms of insurance, the cover actually provided by policies which might be thought to cover losses arising from 'cyber risk' depends on the…

Anne Hoffmann, Harrison Smith

The devil is in the detail: Federal Court of Australia rejects claim under cyber cover for ransomware attack

Australia - August 22 2022 Like all forms of insurance, the cover actually provided by “cyber insurance” depends on the precise terms of the policy. Before placement, those…

Anne Hoffmann, Harrison Smith

When notification and disclosure collide

Australia - August 11 2022 A claim under a Directors and Officers liability policy for investigation, defence and settlement costs has ended with the New South Wales Supreme…

Travis Gooding, Guy Narburgh

Australian court rejects insurance declination, highlighting complexity of non-disclosure issues

Australia - July 12 2022 A recent decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court1 demonstrates the scepticism with which courts will view insurers who say they would have…

Samara Cassar, Travis Gooding