Health Care Update Issue 7 features updates from our national team of expert health lawyers on significant cases and changes affecting practitioners and insurers.
Welcome to the 13th issue of Insurance Matters, taking a look at some of the most prevalent legal issues and significant recent cases affecting the insurance industry.
As the pandemic hits business revenue, financiers will need to dust off their GFC debt restructuring and "bad-bank" playbooks. Here's some tips and actions financiers should consider.
On 28 July 2020, the Victorian Government introduced temporary regulations requiring employers to notify WorkSafe Victoria of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Updated statutory rates and permanent impairment and non-economic loss calculator effective from 1 July 2020.
JobKeeper has been extended to March 2021, albeit in a revised format. Here's a helpful infographic summarising the key changes to JobKeeper's payment system and the amounts paid.
Four new Sparkes partners announced
Congratulations to four exceptional lawyers from our Government and Commercial Insurance teams who joined our partnership this July.
Let's celebrate! Sparke Helmore announces 24 lawyer promotions
We're proud to announce that we have 10 Special Counsel and 14 Senior Associate promotions, effective 1 July 2020.
Approaches to coronavirus: Navigate the multiple changes in insurance law across 16 countries
Global Insurance Law Connect has launched its latest thought leadership report "Approaches to coronavirus" sharing the latest views on COVID-19 from 16 countries.
Sparke Helmore merges with Newcastle firm Laycock Burke Castaldi
Sparke Helmore is pleased to announce that it will merge with Newcastle firm Laycock Burke Castaldi on 1 July 2020.