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CFMEU official John Lomax wins AFP payout over blackmail charges
Employment May 21, 2018 9:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Federal Police has settled a malicious prosecution case brought by former CFMEU organiser John Lomax over blackmail charges against the union official that […]

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AGL knocks back Alinta’s $250M offer for Liddell power station
Energy & Natural Resources May 21, 2018 12:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

AGL has rejected a $250 million bid to buy its Liddell power station and will go ahead with plans to close the coal-fired plant in […]

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Appco can’t escape Fair Work class action by salesforce
Employment May 18, 2018 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will allow a class action to go forward against fundraising company Appco Australia Group alleging it misclassified workers as independent contractors to avoid […]

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Blockbuster loses appeal over franchisee’s unauthorised sale
Franchise May 18, 2018 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has struck out in its challenge to a ruling that it could not recover a cent from a husband and wife franchisee after the […]

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High Court grants ASIC leave to appeal Prime Trust case
Appeals May 18, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that threw out its case against former directors […]

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Dorevitch Pathology settles union’s Fair Work case over lockout
Employment May 18, 2018 12:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The union representing Dorevitch Pathology workers has settled a Fair Work case against the lab giant over a lockout notice the company sent to staff […]

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Slater & Gordon vies for AMP shareholders with ‘best deal’ yet
Class Actions May 18, 2018 9:46 am By Christine Caulfield

Not to be outdone by other class action firms vying to recruit AMP shareholders for a $2 billion class action, Slater & Gordon announced Friday […]

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BHP faces possible Australian class action over Brazil mine disaster
Energy & Natural Resources May 17, 2018 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald is investigating a potential shareholder class action against BHP Billiton over the fatal Samarco disaster in Brazil, which saw […]

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ASIC vows to use ‘every inch’ of power to go after corporate violators
Financial Services May 17, 2018 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s newly installed chief on Thursday slammed banks and other financial firms for their “trust deficit” and vowed to deploy “every inch of our powers […]

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Telstra wins temporary block on Optus ‘Empires End’ ad
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2018 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Optus was ordered Wednesday to temporarily pull an ad that Telstra alleges makes a false and damaging claim about the superiority of Optus’ mobile network. […]

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