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Insurers dragged into PwC class action over $50M bond prospectus
Class Actions 2024-01-12 2:55 pm By Sam Matthews

Over three years into a class action against failed asset finance lender Axsesstoday and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million prospectus, the applicant has won […]

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ASIC loses novel case against Zurich over claims handling
Insurance 2023-12-21 3:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

In a victory for Zurich Australia, a judge has tossed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s first-ever civil penalty case alleging an insurer failed to […]

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Virgin bondholders say indemnity unlawfully holding up class action
Class Actions 2023-12-15 10:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An investor class action against Virgin Australia has mounted a new challenge to a contentious indemnity clause, which the airline claims entitles it to receive […]

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IAG shows GC the door after finding he breached code of conduct
Insurance 2023-12-06 10:21 am By Christine Caulfield

Insurance Australia Group has announced the departure of its group general counsel and company secretary, Peter Horton, for engaging in behaviour it said had “fallen […]

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PwC class action by Axsesstoday bondholders wants to add insurer, 3 years in
Class Actions 2023-12-04 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

More than three years after filing a class action against failed asset finance lender Axsesstoday and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million prospectus, the applicant […]

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RACQ to pay $10M for misleading customers about insurance discounts
Insurance 2023-11-30 6:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

RACQ Insurance has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty for misleading customers about their entitlements to discounts on certain insurance products. Between March 2017 […]

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Insurers appeal ruling putting them on hook for Opal Tower class action costs
Appeals 2023-11-29 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court will weigh in on whether Opal Tower engineer WSP was excluded from builder Icon’s policy coverage for subcontractors and should cover it […]

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Kennedys snags Clyde & Co managing partner for insurance team
Insurance 2023-11-29 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global law firm Kennedys has bolstered its insurance practice with the appointment of Clyde & Co’s managing partner in Australia. Lyons, who led Clyde & […]

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‘Very disappointing’: Judge bemoans delays in QSuper class action
Class Actions 2023-11-21 1:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has reluctantly granted extensions in a class action over QSuper’s alleged failure to notify members of changes to its premiums, saying the delay […]

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High Court won’t weigh in on spat between Probuild, Allianz over development bonds
Construction 2023-11-20 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Probuild Constructions has failed in its special leave application to the High Court, which sought to challenge a ruling that it held $7.7 million in […]

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