Amazon has settled a lawsuit accusing the e-commerce giant of violating the Fair Work Act by refusing to give an applicant a job because was pregnant.
The High Court has dismissed Crown Resorts’ bid for special leave to appeal in a $100 million dispute over GST assessments on commissions and rebates paid to tour operators that directed international VIP gamblers to two of its casinos.
Alleged war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has won a bid to call a troop commander known as Person 81 in his defamation trial against Fairfax Media, despite the media company’s objections.
The Full Federal Court has rejected an Australian inventor’s appeal of a ruling that found three manufacturers of essential oil products did not infringe his patent because the oil was a “staple commercial product”.
A French Bulldog breeder has won a defamation case over Facebook comments calling her business a ‘puppy farm’.
Air-conditioning giant Seeley is appealing a decision by IP Australia shooting down its bid to block a father-son team from registering their ‘Natural Cool Air’ trade mark.
Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off on an overly rosy year-end financial report that failed to disclose risks and impairments associated with the law firm's disastrous $1.2 billion acquisition of UK insurance claims company Quindell.
A judge has allowed three witnesses for HK Realway to give evidence by video link at an upcoming negligence trial against Thomson Geer, over protests from the firm, which said it would be inherently unfair.
An appeals court has overturned a decision banning a lawyer from practice with retrospective effect and ordering her to pay $20,000 in legal costs, after a tribunal sanctioned her for allegedly misleading a court employee and making “offensive” remarks in 2016.