AMACA NOT LIABLE TO PAY FOR INTERNATIONAL ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

Asbestos Injuries Compensation Fund Limited as Trustee for the Asbestos Industries Compensation Fund [2018] NSWSC 589 Introduction In this case, Justice…

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Dual insurance: dealing with the absurdity

Foster v QBE European Underwriting Services (Australia) Pty Ltd as Managing Agent for Lloyds Syndicate 386 [2018] In the recent decision in…

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Duty of care owed by an employer in workplace disciplinary investigations

Govier v The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (Q) [2018] HCA Trans 65 (13 April 2018) On 13 April 2018,…

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When is a claim ‘for’, rather than ‘in respect of’, property damage?

Downer EDI Rail Pty Ltd v John Holland Pty Ltd [2018] NSWSC 326 Atlantis supplied components used, as part of a…

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Further consideration of non-disclosure, misrepresentation and joinder of insurers

Blakeley v CGU Insurance Ltd VSCA 378 Introduction This decision is the latest in a long running dispute between the liquidators…

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WHEN DOES A CLAIM ARISE OUT OF NOTIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES?

Euro Pools Plc (in administration) v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2018]  EWHC 46 (Comm) Despite the terms of a…

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CLASS ACTION FORGES AHEAD AGAINST INSURERS (IN PLACE OF THE INSURED)

In its recent decision in Rushleigh Services Pty Ltd v Forge Group Limited (In Liquidation) (Receivers and Managers Appointed) [2018] FCA…

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INTENTIONAL, BUT STILL WRONGFUL: INTERPRETATION OF A PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY POLICY

Introduction In its recent decision in Underwriters at Lloyds v Aquagenics Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2018] FCAFC 9, the Full Federal…

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