The Supreme Court in Victoria recently took the unusual step of assessing whether to exercise its inherent jurisdiction to restrain a solicitor and barrister from acting for a defendant to proceedings....more
ASIC has used its opening address to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services to advocate for compulsory examination of financial planners. ...more
The Abbott Government’s Future of Financial Advice policy has been rejected by the Senate after support for the reforms were withdrawn by Senators Jacqui Lambie and Rick Muir. ...more
The Queensland Supreme Court recently delivered a judgement demonstrating how an exclusion intended to exclude claims from which the Insured may benefit directly or indirectly did not do its work due to the way in which the...more
The UK Queen’s Bench division has recently confirmed that an insurance broker is not responsible for setting sums insured under business interruption insurance.
- In Eurokey Recycling Ltd v Giles Insurance Brokers...more
In Amlin Corporate Member Ltd v Austcorp Project No 20 Pty Limited  FCAFC 78, the Full Court of the Federal Court rejected the insurers’ argument that certain policies did not respond because the claim was made before...more
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia has raised the importance of Insureds carefully considering the risk of implied waiver of legal professional privilege attaching to documents passed by Insureds to Insurers....more