September 2014

Regimes ‘lack consistency’

SA Supreme Court Justice Kevin Nicholson delivered the annual Geoff Masel memorial lecture around the nation.

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AILA grieves supporter’s death

David Lee pays tribute to former Tasmanian Governor Peter Underwood.

Final words from retiring president

Craig Langstone signs off after leading NZILA for seven years.
Insurance drives commercial litigation
Resolve profiles AILA NSW chair John Edmond.
Privacy Act changes take effect
Perth barrister Jason Raftos outlines the amendments’ impact on the insurance industry.
Obvious risk is not always obvious
Brisbane barrister David Schneidewin says specific circumstances determine whether a risk is obvious.
Act-of-grace payment refused
The Federal Court has refused to review a ministerial decision to deny compensation to an injured man.
New book explores causation
Auckland barrister Steve Keall reviews a new publication, Causation in Insurance Contract Law.
Hamilton hosts national conference
AILA’s 2014 national conference is on Hamilton Island in mid-September.
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News from the branches
Read a roundup of activities around the branches.
AIDA activities

The program for the AIDA World Congress in Rome has been finalised.


Upcoming events for AILA, NZILA and other insurance organisations.

How to contact AILA/NZILA’s office bearers and Resolve’s editor.