Pattinson v General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation Ltd

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtSupreme Court
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  • Directors denied access to defence costs under their D&O policy
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 11 Octubre 2011
    ...Defence Union Ltd [1995] HCA 28 at 449. 4 [1941] NZLR 639 (SC) 5 Pattinson v General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation Ltd [1941] NZLR 1029. and Bailey v New South Wales Medical Defence Union Ltd [1995] HCA 28 6 McHugh and Gummow JJ in Bailey at 449. The content of this article i......
  • Directors unable to access D&O policy to pay defence costs
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 20 Noviembre 2011
    ...Company of New Zealand Limited v Wilson [1941] NZLR 639 (SC); Pattinson v General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation Limited [1941] NZLR 1029. 9 Bailey v New South Wales Medical Defence Union Limited (1995) 183 CLR 10At [53]. 11Bailey at n9 above. 12At [59]. 13Ibid. 14At [61]. 15A......