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Article 22 dez 2022
Construction and building claims in Australia and beyond - a year in review
The legislative regime for construction and building legislation in New South Wales is currently undergoing a major overhaul with the proposed introduction of three new Bills designed to improve the regulatory framework and create end-to-end accountability for those who participate in the building and construction industry. In this article, we look at the proposed changes in conjunction with the key trends and issues in construction and building claims emerging across the Australian States and overseas.
Report 13 jul 2022
Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenge of climate change
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
Article 18 mai 2022
The dangers of accessing health records without consent
In this article, we explore the recent decision of Health Care Complaints Commissioner v Payne which demonstrates the serious risks health practitioners face if they access patient health records without authority. We discuss the best practices medical practitioners should implement to protect themselves and consider the circumstances in which it may be appropriate for medical practitioners to access and disclose the health records of patients who are not under their care.
Report 23 mar 2022
2022 overview of Insurance & Reinsurance Laws and Regulations in Australia
In this publication, Kennedys experts answer a series of questions relating to Australian Insurance and Reinsurance Laws and Regulations and identify common issues, including regulatory authorities and procedures, (re)insurance claims, litigation and arbitration.
Case review 29 out 2020
Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away - to ‘give possession’ does not include flying aircraft engines home
In VB Leaseco Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) v Wells Fargo Trust Company, National Association (trustee)  FCAFC 168, the Full Federal Court of Australia has overturned a first instance decision requiring Virgin’s Administrations to redeliver leased aircraft engines to Florida.