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Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
24th Nov 20, 3:21pm
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Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
Diana Clement looks in detail at the implications of the new Residential Tenancies Act changes, that come with hardened opinions by landlords, and welcomed by tenant advocates
12th Sep 20, 9:18am
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Diana Clement looks in detail at the implications of the new Residential Tenancies Act changes, that come with hardened opinions by landlords, and welcomed by tenant advocates
A look at the 'broken' system that's seen the RBNZ force Tower to find more capital, as insurers continue to chase EQC for hundreds of millions of dollars 9 years after the Canterbury quakes 
21st Nov 19, 1:13pm
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A look at the 'broken' system that's seen the RBNZ force Tower to find more capital, as insurers continue to chase EQC for hundreds of millions of dollars 9 years after the Canterbury quakes 
Financial Markets Authority spends nearly $3 million on external litigation costs in 2019 - $1 million more than budgeted; CEO says tripling of funding for 2020 signals it's resourced to take action
30th Oct 19, 12:15pm
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Financial Markets Authority spends nearly $3 million on external litigation costs in 2019 - $1 million more than budgeted; CEO says tripling of funding for 2020 signals it's resourced to take action
Financial Markets Authority’s annual litigation budget being increased by $4 million to $6 million to boost its ability to strengthen enforcement capability
29th Oct 19, 11:55am
Financial Markets Authority’s annual litigation budget being increased by $4 million to $6 million to boost its ability to strengthen enforcement capability
Grant Hewson and Patrick Senior say litigation is 'almost inevitable' to provoke more progress on climate change and Councils and ratepayers are in the firing line
11th Jul 19, 12:00pm
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Grant Hewson and Patrick Senior say litigation is 'almost inevitable' to provoke more progress on climate change and Councils and ratepayers are in the firing line
Greymouth Gas Turangi Ltd sues the Government, claiming its exploration ban announcement was 'unlawful' and its decision not to grant the company a permit was 'not justified'
27th Sep 18, 3:59pm
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Greymouth Gas Turangi Ltd sues the Government, claiming its exploration ban announcement was 'unlawful' and its decision not to grant the company a permit was 'not justified'
Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
18th Aug 18, 9:06am
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Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
Gibraltar-based insurer, caught in the CBL web, reaches agreement with one of its subsidiaries while it sues another
13th Aug 18, 4:51pm
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Gibraltar-based insurer, caught in the CBL web, reaches agreement with one of its subsidiaries while it sues another
Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
3rd Aug 18, 10:53am
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Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
2nd Aug 18, 10:47am
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Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
6th Mar 18, 5:00am
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Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
Tower settles dispute with Peak Re; Agreement for it to receive half the reinsurance it was after will see its profit take a $15.2 million hit after tax
1st Mar 18, 7:18am
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Tower settles dispute with Peak Re; Agreement for it to receive half the reinsurance it was after will see its profit take a $15.2 million hit after tax
When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
24th Feb 18, 9:18am
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When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
Andrew Hooker on why litigation funding is needed to level the playing field between the haves and the have nots
4th Dec 17, 1:55pm
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Andrew Hooker on why litigation funding is needed to level the playing field between the haves and the have nots
Insurance lawyer takes aim at litigious claimants who 'provide the insurance industry with ammunition, and judges with scepticism'
16th Nov 17, 9:41am
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Insurance lawyer takes aim at litigious claimants who 'provide the insurance industry with ammunition, and judges with scepticism'
Insurance lawyer takes aim at Insurance Council for shooting down Labour's proposal to form a Canterbury quake tribunal
11th Sep 17, 11:31am
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Insurance lawyer takes aim at Insurance Council for shooting down Labour's proposal to form a Canterbury quake tribunal
Andrew Hooker retells a horror story of how new Christchurch homeowners were left $200k out of pocket due to EQC errors made after the 2010/11 earthquakes & argues for a commission of enquiry
13th Jun 17, 2:29pm
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Andrew Hooker retells a horror story of how new Christchurch homeowners were left $200k out of pocket due to EQC errors made after the 2010/11 earthquakes & argues for a commission of enquiry
Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
13th Feb 17, 12:19pm
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Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
Insurance lawyer bites back at Tower chairman for slagging the litigation industry, he claims 'sprung up to agitate disenfranchised customers to demand not just fair resolution, but a windfall'
6th Dec 16, 5:02am
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Insurance lawyer bites back at Tower chairman for slagging the litigation industry, he claims 'sprung up to agitate disenfranchised customers to demand not just fair resolution, but a windfall'
Tower announces plan to ring fence troublesome quake claims; says industry model is 'broken'; widens loss to $21.5 million; share price at record low
29th Nov 16, 9:51am
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Tower announces plan to ring fence troublesome quake claims; says industry model is 'broken'; widens loss to $21.5 million; share price at record low
QC urges High Court judge to put an end to insurers’ 'tactics of delay and dissembling facts' to force their clients to accept lower payouts
19th Oct 16, 10:29am
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QC urges High Court judge to put an end to insurers’ 'tactics of delay and dissembling facts' to force their clients to accept lower payouts
Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
8th Sep 16, 11:51am
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Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
23rd May 16, 10:31am
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Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
Insurance lawyer argues the brute force of litigation is what's necessary to get insurers to play ball settling the remaining outstanding Canterbury quake claims
17th May 16, 11:51am
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Insurance lawyer argues the brute force of litigation is what's necessary to get insurers to play ball settling the remaining outstanding Canterbury quake claims