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Court tosses appeal over botched $1.4B Babcock & Brown acquisition
Corporate June 29, 2020 9:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A private investment fund has failed again in its bid for damages from collapsed global advisory firm Babcock & Brown over a botched $1.4B acquisition […]

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Paternity leave grows in popularity as law firm policies, attitudes shift
Business of Law June 26, 2020 10:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Law firms are increasingly encouraging men to take paternity leave, with benefits to both the well being of staff, and the bottom line. Many law […]

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Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith likely to give evidence in open court
Defamation June 24, 2020 9:20 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After claiming he could be vindicated only by giving evidence in open court, war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith looks likely to get his wish, as the […]

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Ken Talbot’s widow denied separate privilege trial in negligence case against Arnold Bloch Leibler
Business of Law June 24, 2020 8:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The widow of mining billionaire Ken Talbot has been denied a separate trial to answer questions of privilege in her negligence lawsuit against law firms […]

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ASIC takes action against CBA over banned super payments
Financial Services June 23, 2020 3:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has launched proceedings against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and its subsidiary Colonial First State Investments over the alleged […]

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Burger chain flips, agrees to injunction over Sizzler ‘tribute’ burger  
Intellectual Property June 23, 2020 5:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Brisbane-based burger chain at the centre of a trademark stoush with buffet bar pioneer Sizzler has agreed to refrain from its allegedly infringing trade […]

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Ex-Quantum Resources CEO charged with insider trading
White Collar June 23, 2020 5:46 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The former company director and CEO of gold exploration company Quantum Resources has been charged with insider trading. Avrohom Mordechai Kimelman appeared in the Magistrates’ […]

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Dodo and iPrimus dragged to court by ACCC over broadband speed claims  
Competition & Consumer Protection June 23, 2020 3:42 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Telecommunications companies Dodo and iPriums are facing court proceedings by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for allegedly making false or misleading claims about the […]

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Judge spends Sunday drafting orders after ‘highly unsatisfactory’ conduct in Toyota class action
Class Actions June 22, 2020 10:39 am By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has criticised the parties for failing to comply with orders made in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective filters in the […]

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Court must determine risk of COVID-19 deaths from border openings, WA says
Coronavirus June 22, 2020 8:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Before the High Court hears constitutional arguments over the Queensland and Western Australian border closures, the Federal Court will have to weigh just how real […]

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