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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions February 21, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson has won access to the identities of local councils suing it in a NSW class action brought by Quinn Emanuel […]

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Court demands greater transparency from ASIC in AMP insurance case
Financial Services January 30, 2019 3:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has been ordered to reveal the extent of its communications with experts that are compiling a report central to its case against AMP over […]

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AIG appeals ruling in Kaboko Mining D&O coverage dispute
Insurance January 30, 2019 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

AIG Australia has appealed a decision that found it is liable for covering four former directors facing a lawsuit by collapsed Kaboko Mining after a […]

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NAB says customers could decide if credit card insurance was ‘worthless’
Financial Services January 16, 2019 12:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank has rejected a class action’s claims that it pushed worthless credit card insurance onto its customers, saying it was up to the […]

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Judge waives opt out notice in HIH Insurance class actions
Restructuring & Insolvency January 9, 2019 11:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has dispensed with the opt out notice requirement in two class actions filed in administration proceedings related to the spectacular collapse of HIH […]

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Full Court tosses ACCC appeal in Medibank disclosure case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed its case over allegedly inadequate disclosures by private health insurer […]

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United Petroleum unit appeals loss against Allianz over fire coverage
Appeals December 17, 2018 11:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A Queensland ethanol refinery owned by United Petroleum has appealed a judge’s ruling that insurer Allianz Australia did not have to provide coverage for damage resulting […]

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Insurance broker JLT hit with class action over excessive premiums
Class Actions December 7, 2018 1:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Quinn Emanuel has hit global insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson with a class action for allegedly charging local councils in NSW hundreds of millions of dollars […]

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Allianz policy exclusion dooms United Petroleum unit’s fire damage claim
Insurance November 30, 2018 10:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Queensland ethanol refinery, owned by United Petroleum, has lost a dispute with its insurer Allianz Australia over coverage for damage resulting from a 2016 […]

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CBA boss blames predecessor for dodgy credit insurance
Financial Services November 20, 2018 10:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief Matt Comyn has pointed the finger at his predecessor, Ian Narev, for the bank’s selling of credit insurance to ineligible […]

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