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  1. Professional indemnity for migration agents: recent developments and insights

    10 May 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    This article discusses the impact of recent developments in the migration agent industry, including: the recent report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the regulation of Australian migration agents; the abolition last year of the 457 visa and its...

  2. A hard landing for narrow reading of insuring clause covering claims “resulting from conduct”

    19 June 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    A Medical Malpractice Civil Liability policy did respond to a claim for indemnity by an insured who had failed to provide any health care services. In Issue The scope of an insuring clause covering claims “resulting from the conduct of the...

  3. FOS to be abolished and replaced by AFCA

    11 May 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    From 1 July 2018, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) will replace the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). FOS will remain in existence after that date only to determine existing claims that were before FOS prior to that date. AFCA will be...

  4. Inspecting buildings and exclusion clauses: proceed with caution

    22 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Building inspector and insurer liable to child plaintiff for brain injuries and to mother for nervous shock following balcony collapse. In Issue Negligence of building inspector Construction of exclusion clause in insurance policy The Background The...