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Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 - Leading Firm

Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 - Leading Firm

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Insights

View our latest publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

20 April 2016
We are delighted to publish a quick guideline and comparison chart on Data Privacy principles in different APAC jurisdictions.
29 February 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of Shipping and Commodities Brief.
5 February 2016
Welcome to the first edition of London Market Brief.

Articles

20 June 2017
Australian company directors may soon have the comfort of a ‘safe harbour’ exclusion to the insolvent trading provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 if proposed amendments, introduced into parliament on 1 June, are passed.
16 June 2017
On 5 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Yemen and Bahrain severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar.
1 June 2017
As home and business owners from the Whitsunday Islands to the New South Wales border in Australia tried to fathom the extent of damage done by Cyclone Debbie and her aftermath in March this year, insurance actuaries and claims handlers the world over were trying to calculate their ultimate exposure. All interested parties could be forgiven for wondering whether policy wordings – largely unchanged since the Queensland Floods of 2008 and 2011/12, and the Thai Floods of 2013 – would be fit for providing appropriate indemnities.

Case reviews

19 April 2017
The NSW Court of Appeal (“NSWCA”) recently delivered a decision which identifies some key factors to consider when resolving ambiguities in insurance contracts. The decision, Zhang v ROC Services (NSW) Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA 370, emphasises the proper use of punctuation and the importance of precision in drafting.
17 November 2016
Does the Australian Court of Appeal’s interpretation of “unlikely ever” in a Permanent Total Disablement insurance policy claim suggest that the English courts might also veer away from the mathematical “probability test” approach?
9 August 2016
In the recent Supreme Court decision in Goode v Angland, Harrison J considered whether section 5L of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)(the Act), which provides a defence to a claim arising from harm suffered from obvious risks of dangerous recreational activities, applied to a professional sport.
 

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