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COVID-19 INSURANCE: A WIN FOR AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES

HDI Global Specialty SE v Wonkana No. 3 Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 296 (18 November 2020)  On 18 November 2020, the New South Wales Court of Appeal delivered the landmark decision for the COVID-19 business interruption insurance test case. The Court of Appeal found in favour of a group of businesses claiming insurance for business interruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision, along with … Read more

Interpreting Contracts: More Art Than Science?

Litigation is the process where two parties take legal action to settle a dispute. During this process, a judge will be responsible to decide the outcome of the dispute. In litigation disputes where the issue has arisen due to a contract, the primary role of a judge is to interpret legal texts. In fact, it … Read more