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AICLA / ANZIIF Claims Convention 2018 – “Best Practice in Claims”

AICLA / ANZIIF Claims Convention 2018 – “Best Practice in Claims”

This week, Dave Andrews and I attended the Annual AICLA (Australian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters) and ANZIIF (Australia and New Zealand Institute of Finance and Insurance) Claims Convention, at the beautiful Sheraton on the Park in Sydney. This year’s theme was “Best Practice in Claims”. This is an annual convention, put together by both […]

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What Rights do Third Parties Have Against Insurers

What Rights do Third Parties Have Against Insurers

By: Mohammad Kashefi, LLB (Hons) Rights under the Insurance Contracts Act The rights of third parties against insurers is primarily regulated by section 51 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) (“ICA”) and incidentally through section 54 of the ICA. Prior to the introduction of the ICA, section 51 only covered compulsory third party situations; […]

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7 Tips to Find the Best Debt Collection Agency

7 Tips to Find the Best Debt Collection Agency

If you are having trouble recovering customer debts, or you have customers who are refusing to pay your invoices, it’s probably time to get professional help. Debt collection agencies focus on recovering debts that are past due. They contact your customers by phone, in writing or via email. In extreme cases, they may even issue […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Debt Collection to a Debt Recovery Professional

6 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Debt Collection to a Debt Recovery Professional

As a debt collection expert, I see many businesses struggling with managing their accounts receivables. Many also lack the time, resources and expertise to quickly and efficiently recover unpaid debts themselves. The reality is, recovering debts can be time-consuming, expensive and inefficient if you lack the relevant expertise and the right tools. This is why […]

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Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act – Insurance Claims & Recoveries

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act – Insurance Claims & Recoveries

Full details of the Insurance Contract Act 1984 can be found here: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2016C00820 What’s it About? Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act was basically brought in to stop situations, where to simplify the matter greatly, you made a claim on a policy and you forgot to cross every “t” and dot every “i” and […]

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How to Avoid Getting into Debt – Secrets of a Debt Collection Expert

How to Avoid Getting into Debt – Secrets of a Debt Collection Expert

As a debt collector, I often come across the personal accounts of “high-turnover” businesses, who are nonetheless, drowning in debt and struggling to show a profit. The first question I usually ask my clients is why? Why did you wait so long to try and collect these debts and why didn’t you have systems in […]

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