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Boral prevails in costly cement supply stoush with Wagners
Construction May 21, 2020 5:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boral has successfully defended a lawsuit brought by a subsidiary of building products supplier Wagners, which previously estimated it would take a $10 million financial […]

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Judge was wrong to find breach worker didn’t allege, court hears
Employment May 21, 2020 9:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Heiko Constructions has won approval to appeal a ruling from Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta that found the company committed a breach of the […]

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Casual workers win big in leave entitlements test case
Employment May 20, 2020 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major blow to Australian businesses, the Full Federal Court has ruled that casual employees who work regular shifts are entitled to paid annual, […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions May 19, 2020 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm facing scrutiny over its legal fees in a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities will argue that if it is […]

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Qantas wins injunction against FWC in case by stood-down aircraft engineers
Employment May 19, 2020 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted Qantas an injunction temporarily blocking the Fair Work Commission from hearing a case brought by the union for the airline’s stood-down […]

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Businessman Kia Silverbrook can’t overturn $9.3M penalty for unpaid PAYG tax
Tax May 19, 2020 8:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a challenge by businessman and prolific inventor Kia Silverbrook to a finding that he was jointly liable to pay a […]

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Hero Sushi served $890,000 fine for underpaying workers, falsifying records
Employment May 18, 2020 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The operators of three Hero Sushi outlets have been fined a record $891,000 for underpaying staff and providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman […]

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Coles faces underpayment class action by supermarket managers
Class Actions May 15, 2020 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Coles has been hit with a class action after revealing in February that it owes staff in its supermarket and liquor businesses at […]

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Westpac admits money laundering breaches, lax monitoring of suspicious customers
Financial Services May 15, 2020 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Westpac has admitted to millions of breaches of anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing laws, and has told a court it did not adequately monitor […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills lures financial services partner from Norton Rose
Financial Services May 15, 2020 4:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills has bolstered the ranks of its global financial services team with the recruitment of former Norton Rose Fulbright partner Charlotte Henry. Based […]

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