Wotton + Kearney is committed to keeping our clients informed of the insurance and broader business implications of the coronavirus outbreak. With senior insurance law experts across major policy types and market sectors, we are well placed to provide advice and tailored support in product lines and claims areas we specialise in.

On this page you will find articles and legal insights from Wotton + Kearney product line experts on the specific impacts and key issues arising from COVID-19. With businesses having to work remotely and physical seminars on hold, we will also provide a series of webinars and recorded presentations to keep you connected to our teams on COVID-19, as well as regular insurance product trends and developments.

Our lawyers will continue to monitor developments and we invite you to visit this page for updated information

Wotton + Kearney Updates

International response to COVID-19 in the workplace – A Legalign Global White Paper (12 May 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

COVID-19 – Australian overview and insurance impacts (7 April 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

Fair Work Commission releases first substantive COVID-19 decision (7 April 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

Operational and consequential impacts of COVID-19 on the construction industry (2 April 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

Lockdown – what the Wage Subsidy Scheme means for NZ employers (2 April 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

Preying on the vulnerable – cyber claims predicted to rise due to COVID-19 (31 March 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

A practical guide on managing EPL exposures caused by COVID-19 (25 March 2020)  DOWNLOAD PDF

COVID-19 and D&O liability (24 March 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

COVID-19: Implications for insurers – A Legalign Global Report (20 March) DOWNLOAD PDF

Will ISR extensions offer protection from the new coronavirus? (6 February 2020) DOWNLOAD PDF

Global Resources

Updated articles and resources from regional markets around the world by our Legalign Global alliance firms.

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