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

On this page you will find our latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts. With our insights all in the one place, we aim to 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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21 April 2022 | Michelle Taylor recognised as Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year"

Congratulations to Michelle Taylor, Partner in our Brisbane office who has been recognised as a Best Lawyers "2023 Lawyer of the Year" in Shipping and Maritime Law (Brisbane).
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18 March 2022 | Probuild and ConDev: What principals should do now

The big news in construction is that building contractor ConDev has just gone into liquidation. We look at some things that principals and developers who could be affected might do now.
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3 March 2022 | Storms, floods and exclusions: a refresher of the application of Wayne Tank principles

With widespread flooding taking place across Australia, it is timely to review the principles applying to policy cover available for damage caused by both storm and flood.
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23 February 2022 | The BI Test Cases: Judgment in the Final Test Case. Questions Answered? Case Closed?

Post judgement in the final BI test case, read the full summary of the application of business interruption policies in the context of economic losses said to flow from the COVID-19 outbreak.
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9 February 2022 | Consultation process for new Australian Transport Safety Investigation Regulations

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has opened the consultation process on its proposed amendments to the Transport Safety Investigations Regulations 2021.
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12 January 2022 | The High Court affirms a plaintiff's entitlements to an equivalent hire car

Explore recent decisions around a plaintiff's entitlements when hiring a replacement vehicle while their damaged vehicle is being repaired.
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10 December 2021 | Health Care Update Issue 9

In this issue our national team of expert health lawyers cover several recent developments affecting practitioners, clinics and insurers.
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19 November 2021 | Ransomware – Show me the money: should we or shouldn't we

We discuss the impact of ransomware, legislative frameworks introduced in Australia, and precautionary steps to reduce your risk and impacts of a cyber-attack.
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15 November 2021 | Demarcation between Federal jurisdiction and the Personal Injury Commission

Read more about the court's decision in the case of Matthew Ritchie v the Nominal Defendant (the SIRA) and what insurers should be aware of moving forward.
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12 November 2021 | Global Insurance Law Connect-D&O global trends report

Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC) has launched its first research report into global D&O markets. Sparke Helmore, GILC member firm, provided the input for Australia.

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