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NAB wasn’t powerless to alter credit card insurance policies, class says
King & Wood Mallesons 2019-02-26 9:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead plaintiff in a class action alleging National Australia Bank pushed worthless credit card insurance onto its customers is disputing the bank’s claims that […]

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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions 2019-02-21 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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AIG appeals ruling in Kaboko Mining D&O coverage dispute
Insurance 2019-01-30 3:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

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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Court demands greater transparency from ASIC in AMP insurance case
Financial Services 2019-01-30 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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NAB says customers could decide if credit card insurance was ‘worthless’
Financial Services 2019-01-16 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 2019-01-09 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 2018-12-20 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 2018-12-17 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 2018-12-07 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 2018-11-30 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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