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QBE wins appeal in Opal Tower coverage row with Icon, but no success for Liberty
Insurance 2021-07-21 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that Liberty Mutual Insurance, but not QBE, is required to cover Icon Construction’s losses stemming from the Opal Tower […]

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Judge orders penalties of $1.4M in ASIC’s case against Dover Financial
Financial Services 2021-03-05 6:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered that defunct Dover Financial Advisors and its former director pay $1.4 million in penalties for creating a misleading client protection policy […]

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Insurer appeals ruling putting it on hook for Opal Tower coverage
Insurance 2020-11-17 10:37 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurer Liberty Mutual is challenging its loss in a coverage dispute with construction company Icon Co over $31 million in losses stemming from Sydney’s Opal […]

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Icon wins dispute with insurers over Opal Tower coverage
Insurance 2020-10-20 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has won a coverage dispute with its insurers over $31 million in losses stemming from Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower, whose residents […]

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Dover ignored lawyers’ warnings about ‘misleading’ client policy, court hears
Financial Services 2020-06-01 5:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Dover Financial director Terry McMaster on Monday admitted to personally drafting a so-called client protection policy described by a judge as an “exercise in […]

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Judge OKs $49.5M settlement in NAB class action
Financial Services 2020-05-08 6:29 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has signed off on a $49.5 million settlement in a class action against National Australia Bank over ‘junk insurance’, including millions in fees […]

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Group members to get policy cancellation info in NAB insurance class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-03-30 9:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge overseeing a class action against National Australia Bank over ‘junk insurance’ has ordered that potential group members be given information about cancelling the […]

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Judge spots ‘fundamental flaw’ in NAB insurance class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-02-25 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned whether he should sign off on a $49.5 million settlement in a class action against National Australia Bank over allegedly worthless […]

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ASIC did nothing about Dover’s client protection policy for over a year, court told
Financial Services 2020-02-03 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission formed the view that Dover Financial’s “Orwellian” client protection policy was misleading in 2016 but did not raise its […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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