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  1. The Court of Appeal overturns Lloyd’s’ win on other insurance clauses

    26 November 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    Earlier this year the New South Wales Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Allianz Insurance Australia Limited v Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London subscribing to policy number B105809GCOM0430 [2019] NSWSC 453, which considered the...

  2. Your Guide to the Banking Royal Commission Recommendations

    4 February 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    On Friday morning, Kenneth Hayne drove to Yarralumla to provide Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove a copy of the Final Report (the Report) of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Royal...

  3. A timely decision as the Financial Services Royal Commission rolls on

    4 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    It hasn’t taken long for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services to claim its first casualties and with less than a month until the Commission’s interim report is due, there will likely be...

  4. Indemnity washed away by flood exclusion in Brisbane

    7 August 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The first plaintiff was the owner of a commercial building (the building) in Brisbane’s CBD. It leased the premises to the second plaintiff, a law firm. Both plaintiffs were named on a Steadfast industrial special risk policy (the policy) which was...

  5. Side-C premium movements

    18 December 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    After many years of ‘soft market’ conditions, the 2017 D&O market in Australia has shown increasing wariness in underwriting side-C cover, with some insurers no longer providing terms, or many remaining active, seeking to impose...

  6. The scope of policy exclusions considered from across the ditch

    15 December 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    An issue that can commonly arise under D&O policies is whether the acts of the directors or officers that are the subject of claims constitute professional services and are excluded under a professional services exclusion in the D&O policy, or are...

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