Archive for Oct 2013

LIQUIDATION CLAIMS: LIABILITY INSURANCE TO THE RESCUE?

If – and unfortunately only if – your claim against the company in liquidation is covered by the liquidated company’s liability insurance, you are entitled to recover your loss directly from the insurer. In other words, you won’t have to wait in line with other creditors in the hope of receiving some form of dividend, nor…

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FACEBOOK: MORE DEFAMATION DANGER, AND NAVIGATING THE MINEFIELD

An explosive mixture An explosive mixture underlay the case: an acrimonious divorce, on-going litigation still smouldering, and – the spark that lit the fuse – Facebook posts attacking the ex-wife. Two of the posts, authored by the ex-husband’s new wife and appearing on her Facebook page, were found by the Court to have been defamatory –…

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