Mondaq Australia: Insurance
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
It is imperative that insurance policies are drafted clearly, and with sufficient detail to ensure commercial certainty.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Holman Webb
The Appeal decision confirms the need to understand medical malpractice and civil liability policy terms and conditions.
Clyde & Co
In Australia the corporate regulator, the ASIC, can institute criminal proceedings or civil penalty proceedings against directors and officers for a range of breaches of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Insurers should try to obtain information they consider necessary to enable them to evaluate whether to insure a risk.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This recent NSW Court of Appeal decision highlights the importance of clearly defining the scope of reinsurance cover.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
However, the third party's claim was excluded because it was brought "by" a subsidiary of the director-shareholder.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Cyber Insurance Update aims to be a guiding voice in a national, and international, conversation about cyber risk.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
This cyber insurance underwriting agency is dedicated to providing businesses with protection against emerging risks.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Clear language must be adopted by the insurer to avoid any confusion as to what is covered under the terms of the policy.
Clyde & Co
The decision also confirms established principles relevant to the approach that Australian courts will take to the construction of an insurance policy.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The decision provides useful guidance on the bounds of pollution liability coverage and also issues of non-disclosure.
Gilchrist Connell
The Court upheld the application of the exclusive choice of court and choice of law clause in the insurance policy.
Kott Gunning
His claim was dismissed when he failed to prove that the unidentified driver of the small car had caused the accident.
Clyde & Co
On 1 June 2017, the Civil Liability (Third Party Claims Against Insurers) Act 2017 (the Act) received Royal Assent and entered into force in New South Wales.
HBA Legal
Exclusion clauses cannot limit the field of cover of an insurance policy to defeat the commercial object of the policy.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
This case is also a reminder that insurers should ensure that their policies, with defined terms, are clearly drafted.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Organisations should consider cyber-insurance, as cyber risk impacts all organisations irrespective of the industry.
Gilchrist Connell
The Act's operation has been simplified, providing more certainty for insurers, insureds and third party claimants.
Holman Webb
Unless this decision is overturned on appeal, there may need to be a complete rethink about adverse costs policies.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Clear language must be adopted by the insurer to avoid any confusion as to what is covered under the terms of the policy.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
In Australia, the defence allows a professional to defend a negligence claim if conduct is endorsed by a body of peers.
HHG Legal Group
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The decision provides useful guidance on the bounds of pollution liability coverage and also issues of non-disclosure.
Clyde & Co
The decision also confirms established principles relevant to the approach that Australian courts will take to the construction of an insurance policy.
Bartier Perry
The subsequent section 74 notices complicated the matter, but the work capacity decision could continue to operate.
HBA Legal
Subjective evidence provided after the fact must not be dismissed, if important to determine a critical fact in issue.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
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Sparke Helmore Lawyers
This cyber insurance underwriting agency is dedicated to providing businesses with protection against emerging risks.
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