Weekly wrap: new works compensation innovation hits market
Plus: An industry body gets a new sponsor, Wesfarmers completes the sale of its underwriting operations, and a law firm reveals key appointments.
New Privacy Act comes into force as businesses remain oblivious
The highly-anticipated newly reformed Privacy Act but fears remain that businesses are not prepared.
Weekly wrap: London boss joins underwriter’s Sydney branch;
Plus: A law firm publishes its annual year in review; another opens a Sydney office, insurer names recipients of a community grant and it’s time to dust off your golf clubs.
Five Minutes With…David Kearney, Wotton + Kearney
David Kearney, chief executive partner of Wotton + Kearney, talks about opening the lines of communications on social and environmental issues; building bridges between claims and underwriting teams and simplifying policy wordings.
2014 forecast: Legal issues that could be game changers for industry
David Kearney, chief executive partner of Wotton + Kearney, talks to Insurance Business about the key legal issues that the industry must keep an eye on in 2014.
In brief: Market moves and industry plaudits
Who’s taken up the plum jobs and taken home the silverware this week?
Lawyers pound NYC pavement for charity
Hailing an iconic yellow cab to Times Square wasn’t on the agenda for two Aussie professionals when they flew to the Big Apple.
Insurance professionals gear up for gruelling charity challenges
From intrepid treks 2,430 metres above sea level to punishing bike rides, philanthropic professionals are stepping out of their comfort zone in the name of charity.]
Could Australia follow NZ on property damage definition?
Property damage has been a source of a massive amount of litigation - and it could get bigger if mooted legal changes take place.
Innocent brokers admit settling FOS claims to ‘keep the peace’
More brokers have come forward to criticise FOS over its handling of disputes, claiming that brokers are being unfairly penalised.