insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 NSW pledges cladding crackdown http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nsw-pledges-cladding-crackdown http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nsw-pledges-cladding-crackdown The NSW Government says it will do all it can to avoid a tragedy like London’s Grenfell Tower disaster…

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Kaikoura quake claims approaching $2 billion http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/kaikoura-quake-claims-approaching-2-billion http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/kaikoura-quake-claims-approaching-2-billion The value of Kaikoura earthquake claims received by New Zealand private insurers has reached $NZ1.84 billion, making it the second-costliest seismic catastrophe after the Canterbury quakes…

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Class action set to target ‘worthless’ car warranties http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/class-action-set-to-target-worthless-car-warranties http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/class-action-set-to-target-worthless-car-warranties Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is to file an $80 million class action against a McMillan Shakespeare Group subsidiary offering extended car warranties…

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El Nino: no worries http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/el-nino-no-worries http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/el-nino-no-worries The Bureau of Meteorology no longer expects an El Nino this year following a reversal of early-autumn warming in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean…

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NZ businesses back broker performance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nz-businesses-back-broker-performance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nz-businesses-back-broker-performance About 75% of companies in New Zealand are satisfied with their brokers’ services, according to research commissioned by Suncorp New Zealand…

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ICNZ focuses on building fitout failures in quakes http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/icnz-focuses-on-building-fitout-failures-in-quakes http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/icnz-focuses-on-building-fitout-failures-in-quakes The Insurance Council of New Zealand says a seminar on buildings’ internal fitout failures during earthquakes is part of a bid to tackle the issue after high-rise commercial properties in Wellington were damaged during the Kaikoura event…

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