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To heave, or not to heave - a dirty business
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 15 2017

On 25 December 2011, a storm resulted in an inundation of hail and rain which led to pooling under the concrete slab of Ms Guastalegname’s home. As a


The Financial Report, Vol. 6, No. 17
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • September 15 2017

Earlier this week, an article appearing in The Wall Street Journal stated that state legislatures are moving to bolster investor protections due to


Policyholder recovers agreed value of loss despite potential for ‘over-compensation’
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 13 2017

The NSW Supreme Court has allowed a policyholder to recover an agreed value of loss, notwithstanding that it may have been 'over-compensated' for the


Australia: Insurer fails to establish breach of duty of disclosure
  • HFW
  • Australia
  • September 8 2017

The decision in Stealth Enterprises Pty Ltd Tas Gentlemen's Club v Calliden Insurance Ltd demonstrates the difficulty in proving and remedying a


Builder dispute options limited following QBCC insurance payout
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • September 7 2017

The Queensland Court of Appeal has recently handed down the decision of Queensland Building and Construction Commission v Turcinovic 2017 QCA 77


Indemnity Under a Debt Servicing Standing Charges Policy
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 6 2017

Whether an insurer was required to indemnify an insured under a Debt Servicing Standing Charges Insurance Policy in respect of delay caused by insured


Insurer avoids liability for storm damage under soil movement exclusion
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 5 2017

Heave of soil beneath foundation slab following storm constituted soil movement and was excluded from cover under home building policy. In Issue


Section 6 is gone, but what happens next?
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 31 2017

Few insurance law issues have created greater debate, and industry concern, than the entitlement of third-party claimants to issue proceedings against


Medibank cleared of all ACCC allegations
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 31 2017

In June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) brought proceedings in the Federal Court against Medibank Private Limited


ASIC consults on add-on insurance reforms
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • August 30 2017

ASIC is seeking feedback on proposals to reform the sale of add-on insurance through car dealerships. Consultation Paper 294 sets out ASIC’s approach