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The Insurer gives and the Insurer takes away
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • August 8 2017

A recent judgment from the New South Wales Court of Appeal considers the interrelationship between the insuring clause and an exclusion in a

“Lifting the fear and suppressing the greed”: The upwards criminal enforcement trend in Australia, recommended penalty reform and what this means for insurers and insureds
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • August 7 2017

In Australia the corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), can institute criminal proceedings or civil penalty

Policy interpretation comes down to the “natural and ordinary meaning”
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • August 3 2017

A recent judgment from the Victorian Supreme Court’s Insurance List, Guastalegname v Australian Associated Motor Insurers Ltd 2017 VSC 420

Australia: Meaning of “third party claim” in a “claims made” policy
  • HFW
  • Australia
  • July 28 2017

Malamit (a project manager) and its directors were insured under a claims-made professional indemnity policy, and was sued in negligence by a related

Policy construction: the meaning of “third party claim” in a professional indemnity policy
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 25 2017

A claim was brought by Treetops Lismore Pty Ltd against the insured, Malamit Pty Ltd (Malamit), for alleged negligence in the provision of project

Section 6 - farewell (and good riddance!)
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 17 2017

In December 2016 we posted on the NSW Law Reform Commission’s recommendation to replace section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act

“Charge” your glass - Section 6 is dead in NSW
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • July 10 2017

After much debate as to its operation, Section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW) (Section 6) has now been repealed and

Business interruption insurance - a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • July 4 2017

In 1937 Winston Churchill said that trying to forecast the actions of Russia was ‘a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’. Judged by the

Almost a sure thing: after the event insurance as security for costs
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 3 2017

Security for costs is often a significant burden for plaintiffs, but growing acceptance of insurance as security may ease this burden. The increase in

Talking Tax - Issue 83
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 30 2017

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Tribunal) in Gu and FCT 2017 AATA 906 has affirmed the Commissioner’s amended assessment of a taxpayer’s