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Changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
If tenants damage property, they either pay the landlord's insurance excess or four weeks rent, whichever is the lesser.
New Zealand
2 Sep 2019
Southern Response ordered to pay after engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct
SR found to have mislead & deceived customer in relation to the Buy Another House option in their insurance contract.
New Zealand
20 Aug 2019
Supreme Court decides reinstatement benefits cannot be assigned
Reinstatement Benefits are personal benefits to the original insured party only and cannot be assigned to a purchaser.
New Zealand
11 Jul 2019
Judgment summary: Xu v IAG New Zealand Ltd (SC 47/2018) [2019] NZSC 68: earthquake damage and property insurance
A policy of property insurance is personal and cannot be assigned to purchasers without the consent of the insurers.
New Zealand
8 Jul 2019
Parliament passes the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Act 2018
This Act aims to help Cantabrians resolve outstanding residential insurance claims from the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
New Zealand
31 May 2019
Selling an earthquake-damaged house with EQC/Insurance Claims
Understanding EQC/insurance claims history of a property prior to sale is becoming increasingly significant for vendors.
New Zealand
27 May 2019
Notification of insurance claims - how much detail is required?
Recent case considered the question of how much information must be provided to validly notify an insurance claim.
New Zealand
21 May 2019
Insurance contracts and conduct of financial institutions review – MBIE Options Papers released
Article discusses key changes being considered after MBIE review of insurance contract law.
New Zealand
21 May 2019
What are an insurers responsibilities when cancelling an insurance policy for fraud?
Insurers advised to look to Contract & Commercial Law Act when addressing fraudulent claims.
New Zealand
21 May 2019
Proposed changes to insurance contract law - what you need to know
MBIE has released an Options Paper, setting out options being considered for three key areas of insurance contract law.
New Zealand
18 May 2019
High noon for the life insurance industry?
The Government will fast-track legislation to address issues in the FMA/RBNZ review into the life insurance industry.
New Zealand
31 Jan 2019
Aggregation clauses in insurance policies - recent judicial consideration
Care should be taken in the drafting of policies to ensure that the appropriate trigger for aggregation has been adopted.
New Zealand
17 Nov 2018
Dalamd Ltd v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Ltd [2018] EWHC 2558 (Comm): duty of insurance broker
This judgment is important for anyone considering whether a claim should be brought against an insurer or a broker.
New Zealand
26 Oct 2018
Insurance fraud – recovery of exemplary damages - UK case
There seems no reason why NZ courts would not take a similar approach to the United Kingdom for serious insurance fraud.
New Zealand
12 Oct 2018
Insurance and RMA offences
Businesses exposed to environmental risks know the importance of public liability and statutory liability insurance cover.
New Zealand
27 Sep 2018
Directors and officers (D&O) insurance and criminal conduct
One of the main benefits of D&O insurance is the cover for defence costs in civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings.
New Zealand
3 Sep 2018
Court of Appeal rejects QBE appeal contending double insurance
The Court of Appeal rejected QBE's appeal and said that the Allianz policy would incept on the expiry of the QBE policy.
New Zealand
11 Aug 2018
Southern Response – Updated deadline to file insurance claims
Southern Response, the NZ company settling Canterbury earthquake insurance claims, has updated its limitation position.
New Zealand
24 Jul 2018
Judgment summary: Minister of Education v McKee Fehl Constructors Ltd [2018] NZHC 1177: Professional indemnity insurance policy
This case discusses the question of exactly when cover is triggered under a "claims made and notified" liability policy.
New Zealand
18 Jul 2018
Review of insurance contract law – calling for submissions
There is still time to have your say in the review of insurance contract law… until 13 July 2018.
New Zealand
14 Jun 2018
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