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Valuers Without Prejudice Negotiations

20/03/2020

This article will now focus on how Valuers act for their respective parties in an attempt to resolve a dispute.

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"Conflict of Interest" the "Scope of Risk" may be somewhat wider, than that which you personally might perceive (Case Study)

20/03/2020

We recently had a request from an LPMS member to provide advice in a potential “Conflict of Interest” situation; discussions afterwards with Aon, suggested that the topic of “Conflict of...

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"Best Practice" for Readdressing a Valuation Report to an Alternative Lender

20/03/2020

An LPMS member recently asked us for an opinion on “what was the Best Practice approach for readdressing a previously issued report to another Lender”.

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Liabilities Arising from the use of UAVs (Survey Drones)

20/03/2020

Your executive has become aware that UAVs are now a common survey tool that many member firms possess, we have heard that members have been advised that the equipment can...

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Claims Notification Procedure

03/05/2019

It has become apparent recently, that some members are not familiar with the requirements and their responsibilities when making a notification for a potential or actual claim against them.

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A Safe Landing for Drones

17/10/2018

We recently came across an interesting article relating to emergency landings for your drone. For those interested, click the button below to download the PDF.

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Counter-signing of Valuation Reports

19/10/2017

This article is to address the counter-signing of valuation reports prepared by an unregistered valuer for a “third party”.

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Professional Indemnity Insurance Relief for Wet Building Liability

16/08/2017

There have been many recent litigation cases using a shotgun approach to issues with wet buildings and weathertightness.

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NZIS GOOD BUSINESS PRACTICE

28/06/2017

The LPMS Claims Committee has recently experienced a disturbing incidence of déjà vu. It appears that some members consider that small jobs do not require any formal Conditions of Engagement.

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