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9/11 Terrorist Attacks on the World Trade Center – One Event Or Two? Issues for the reinsurance market
A recent UK decision considering the 9/11 terrorist attacks has removed uncertainty in the reinsurance market.
Australia
15 Apr 2013
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Using and Avoiding the Australian Court System to Resolve (RE)Insurance Disputes
This is an excerpt of a paper describing Australian insurance law, delivered at the AIDA Budapest Colloquium in 2012.
Australia
14 Apr 2013
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Issues in Reinsurance 2011
Reinsurance Issues such as challenging an arbitral award and claiming litigation privilege over documents are clearer.
Australia
29 Feb 2012
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How Much Discretion Does A Trustee Have In Choosing A New Insurer?
The recent decision of Manglicmot v Commonwealth Bank Officers Superannuation Corporation [2010] NSWSC 363 has provided some clarification on the issue of discretion of choosing a new insurer.
Australia
9 May 2010
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Charitable Donations to Volunteers and Economic Loss
In Zheng v Cai [2009] HCA 52 the High Court held that payments made by a church to an injured plaintiff were not to be considered in the plaintiff’s economic loss assessment.
Australia
29 Mar 2010
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Reinsureds Beware
“Lexington Insurance Company v AGF Insurance Limited"; "Lexington Insurance Company v Wasa International Insurance Company Limited” [2009] UKHL 40 confirms that where the laws of the insurance and reinsurance contract differ, it is no longer safe to assume that cover under a facultative reinsurance contract incorporating the terms of the underlying insurance contract will be ‘back-to-back’.
Australia
15 Sep 2009
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Battles From Afar: A Liquidator’s Fight To Recover Payments To UK Companies
In a win for Australian liquidators, “New Cap Reinsurance Corp Limited v A Grant & Ors, Lloyd’s Syndicate No. 99”1 [2009] NSWSC 662 allowed the Australian liquidator of a re-insurer recovery of payments to two UK companies under sections 588FF and 588FE of the “Corporations Act 2001” (Cth).
Australia
15 Sep 2009
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Drafting Reinsurance Clauses
The recent New South Wales Court of Appeal decision in General Reinsurance Australia Ltd v HIH Casualty & General Insurance Ltd (in Liq) [2009] NSWCA 22 highlights the risk of adopting general and ‘common industry’ language when drafting reinsurance wordings.
Australia
13 May 2009
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First Party Loss Policies
The recent English decision of Coromin Ltd v AXA Re & Ors [2007] EWHC 2818 considers topical issues common to first party loss policies including construction and loss assessment.
Australia
15 Apr 2008
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Additional Conditions & Follow Settlement Provisions
In the recent UK decision of Aegis Electrical & Gas v Continental Casualty [2007] EWHC 1762, the Commercial Court considered how the reference to underlying policy terms in a reinsurance slip affects the scope of reinsurance cover, and whether follow the settlement provisions bind a reinsurer to a settlement where the cover is not back-to-back.
Australia
2 Apr 2008
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