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Welcome to Insurance Matters, your online resource for all things Insurance.

Our aim is to bring to you the latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts. And with our insights all in the one place, we make it as easy as possible to find what you are looking for to support you in how you do business every day.

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3 June 2020 | Commercial Insurance - Healthcare and COVID-19

Jehan Mata and Andy Mansfield from Commercial Insurance discuss how the healthcare industry has adapted to the challenges of providing care in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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20 May 2020 | What is an obvious risk of a dangerous recreational activity?

Is the risk of injury while horse riding the responsibility of the rider or the provider (or its insurer)? Find out what the Court of Appeal says.
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15 May 2020 | Garry Nutt, a 2021 Best Lawyers "Lawyer Of The Year Award" winner

We chat with Garry about COVID-19's impact, the skills lawyers in personal injury should have, Benjamin Law's "Growing Up Queer in Australia" and more.
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30 April 2020 | Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety – Where are we heading in 2020?

Lani Carter shares the latest on the Royal Commission into Aged Care and asks where to next given hearings have been suspended until at least the end of May 2020 due to COVID-19.
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24 April 2020 | The rise–and rise–of cyber and privacy

Cyber and data privacy is a global issue. Edward Osborne explains the trends and challenges insurers need to keep top of mind as they continue to deliver on tech-driven business models.
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23 April 2020 | COVID-19 and the General Insurance Code of Practice's financial hardship provisions

Many insurers have immediately responded to the financial devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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31 March 2020 | Changes to foreign investment framework

Partner Sally Weatherstone discusses the temporary key changes to the way foreign investment into Australia will be dealt with during COVID-19.
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10 February 2020 | WA Supreme Court decides psychiatrist's interview can't be recorded

Partner Piet Jarman examines a Western Australian decision where a plaintiff wanted to record a medical appointment arranged by a defendant
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14 January 2020 | Negligence—Civil Liability Act principles revisited: public authorities and carers

Sydney Partner Chris Wood looks at a NSW Supreme Court decision that found a warning must be specific to a risk for it be a "risk warning" under the Civil Liability Act.
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10 January 2020 | Falsified medical certificates: a "valid" reason for termination?

It might be an unfair dismissal if you fire a worker for faking a doctor's certificate according to a FWC decision. Senior Associate Julie Kneebone explains more.

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