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David Leggatt

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Name: David Leggatt
Date registered: 15 September 2014

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  1. Insurance Review May 2016 — 5 May 2016
  2. If it doesn’t matter, pay up! The High Court keeps a broad interpretation of Section 54 — 15 September 2014

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Insurance Review May 2016

Welcome to Insurance Review May 2016, DLA Piper’s publication dedicated to the insurance industry. In this edition we report on developments across the insurance industry, including the impact of the AEC and other regulatory developments. We also report on the latest cases in many classes of business, including D&O, cyber, privacy, fintech, construction, medical indemnity, …

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If it doesn’t matter, pay up! The High Court keeps a broad interpretation of Section 54

Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd [2014] HCA 33 The High Court today handed down a decision concerning Section 54 (1) of the Insurance Contracts Act. The decision is important for many insurers, particularly those covering the carriage of goods and road transport operators. Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd owned a fleet of vehicles. It insured …

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