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  1. Advance defence costs extensions – when aren’t insurers required to pay?

    17 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has recently confirmed that an insurer is not precluded, by virtue of an advance defence costs extension in a management liability policy, from relying upon its statutory entitlements under Part IV of the...

  2. Directors' duty to consider and respond to climate change risks – a perfect storm brewing?

    9 March 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Climate change risks are at the forefront of recent commentary regarding key risks for private and public companies. Climate related risks and the rising bar for directors in recognising foreseeable risks were considered by Graeme Howatson in his January...

  3. Sign of the times

    16 January 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    In Issue Director's duties. Ostensible authority. Ratification. With the rise of electronic forms and applications, companies are increasingly reliant on electronic signatures of directors to conduct their day-to-day activities. However, what happens...