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Preparing a defendable loss claim

Preparing a defendable loss claim

Yes, your legal entitlements for recovery of loss may be blurred but what is always clear in any claim of business loss, preparation remains absolutely critical. The sooner preparation commences, the better. Whether or not your business interruption claim will be covered under your policy will depend on the precise terms of your insurance cover and the circumstances and nature of the loss, which you claim.

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COVID-19 and business interruption claims

COVID-19 and business interruption claims

In November 2020, Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG:AU) announced it would raise up to $750 million in new equity capital. The move taken by IAG was in response to the Supreme Court of New South Wales Court of Appeal (NSWCA) 18 November judgment on a business interruption insurance test case.

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Insolvency Sound Bites

Insolvency Sound Bites

On 9 February 2021, ASIC announced that from 18 February 2021 there are new requirements when ceasing a company director in accordance with the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2020 which was passed by Parliament in February 2020

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Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

The topic for the evening was the Road to Recovery and attendees were able to network with presenters from G&H Financial, Grow Finance, Slattery Asset Advisory and Hall Chadwick with respect to the challenges facing businesses in the Hunter as they navigate the challenges presented by the post Covid-19 environment.

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IN FOCUS: Family Law and Insolvency

IN FOCUS: Family Law and Insolvency

IN FOCUS: The interplay of Family Law & Insolvency The interplay between family law and insolvency is the subject InFocus. The Family Law jurisdiction is often characterised by high emotions and delays inherent in the system.  This article may assist in...

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CLIENT ALERT: JobMaker Hiring Credits

CLIENT ALERT: JobMaker Hiring Credits

Are you eligible for JobMaker Hiring Credit? To encourage employers to create new jobs for young job seekers aged 16 to 35 years, the Government has legislated the JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme. Under the scheme, eligible employers will be provided with a weekly...

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IN FOCUS: Small Business Insolvency Reforms

IN FOCUS: Small Business Insolvency Reforms

IN FOCUS: Small Business Insolvency Reforms The Corporations Amendment (Corporate Insolvency Reforms) Bill 2020 were passed by Federal Parliament on Thursday 10 December 2020. The reforms included in the bill are intended to take effect on 1 January 2021 to assist...

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NSW Land Tax & Discretionary Trusts – Deadline 31 Dec 2020

NSW Land Tax & Discretionary Trusts – Deadline 31 Dec 2020

NSW Land Tax and Discretionary Trusts Deadline: 31 December 2020 If either of the following applies to you, you need to act now; You have a discretionary trust that owns residential land in New South Wales (NSW); and/or You have a discretionary trust that holds an...

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Hall Chadwick confirmed as top 20 accounting firm in Australia

Hall Chadwick confirmed as top 20 accounting firm in Australia

Hall Chadwick firmly holds its place as a leading top 20 accounting firm in AFR’s Top 100 Accounting Firms 2020. The rankings were published yesterday with Professional Services Editor Edmund Tadros writing “The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in accountants becoming a...

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