A judge in the high-stakes trial over the $420 million sale of Viterra’s Joe White malt business to Cargill has denied Cargill’s request to have settlement talks admitted as evidence, shooting down the agricultural giant’s argument that the talks were needed to challenge Glencore in-house counsel’s assertion that he is of good character and will not breach a confidentiality agreement.
A judge has shot down a last minute bid by an insurance brokerage facing a cross claim in a class action over failed debenture issuer Provident Capital to retract an admission in its defence ahead of trial next month.
The judge presiding over two shareholder class actions against Murray Goulburn indicated Friday he would likely let both cases proceed jointly to a trial in 2020.
Four labour hire companies are the new targets of class actions by thousands of casual miners who claim they were entitled to accrued leave in the wake of a landmark court ruling.
A barrister for a group of people set to give evidence against Craig McLachlan at his upcoming defamation trial lost a bid Friday to suppress subpoenas by the actor on the grounds that the definition of ‘sexual harassment’ is too much in “flux”.
A Victorian woman can undergo IVF treatment using donor sperm without the consent of her estranged husband, the Federal Court has ruled, finding a state law that forced her to get the OK from her spouse breached federal discrimination laws.
Shareholders in a class action against Sirtex Medical have lost a bid for an order preventing the life sciences company from quietly moving $128 million in cash assets out of the country after its $1.9 billion takeover by a Chinese private equity company comes into effect Thursday, but the battle over the money will likely continue.
A landmark trial brought by the Financial Sector Union of Australia against UAE Exchange Australia has been vacated after a judge accused the union of “throwing the case into chaos” with a belated expert report.
Senator David Leyonhjelm wants the Federal Court to toss a defamation lawsuit filed by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, saying the court is barred from hearing the case due to parliamentary privilege
Generic drug makers Arrow and Apotex have won the ACCC’s blessing for a tie-up that will create the largest generic drug supplier in Australia, with the competition regulator saying the deal will not substantially lessen competition.
A Melbourne retailer is challenging a $2.8 million fine against it for allegedly violating the intellectual property for Microsoft’s Windows 7 software. Computer and Parts […]
Cricket Australia has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by a Tasmanian woman who was fired by the sports league for tweeting her views […]