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CIMIC had no chance of winning stay of competing class action, judge says
Class Actions September 20, 2019 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered engineering services firm CIMIC Group to pay the costs of a 2017 attempt to stay a competing class action against it, […]

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2GB boss Adam Lang sues News Corp unit over ‘smiling assassin’ articles
Defamation September 20, 2019 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CEO of Sydney’s 2GB and Melbourne’s 3AW radio stations, Adam Lang, has sued the publisher of the Sunday Telegraph for defamation over articles he claims portrayed him as an incompetent, sadistic executive who created a toxic work atmosphere.

James Cook University appeals $1.2M judgment for sacking climate skeptic
Appeals September 20, 2019 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

James Cook University has followed through on its promise to appeal a $1.2 million judgment awarded against it for the unfair dismissal of physics professor and climate skeptic Peter Ridd.

Walton liquidator next in line to sue NAB, former director
Restructuring & Insolvency September 19, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidator appointed to investigate a class action over Walton Construction’s collapse is now looking to file his own case against National Australia Bank, the company’s former director, and the restructuring firm hired before the construction company’s demise.

Order banning DP World workers from ‘go slow’ protests quashed by FWC’s 7.5 hour error
Employment September 19, 2019 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CFMEU has successfully challenged an interim Fair Work Commission order barring workers at stevedoring firm DP World from ‘go slow’ industrial action after an […]

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Government floats criminal sanctions for wage theft
Employment September 19, 2019 4:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government is mulling criminal penalties for the “most serious types” of wage theft, with violators facing up to ten years in jail. Attorney-General […]

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Law firm faces class action over Slater & Gordon acquisition advice
Business of Law September 18, 2019 9:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

An elite Melbourne law firm has become the latest target of Slater & Gordon shareholders whose stock went south after the plaintiffs firm’s disastrous $1.2 […]

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In new class action defence, Scenic Tours says passengers can’t rely on it to control weather
Class Actions September 18, 2019 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action alleging travel agency Scenic Tours owes damages to European cruise passengers forced to take buses when heavy rain flooded waterways is still […]

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Aurizon files lawsuit over sale of Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian assets
Transportation & Infrastructure September 18, 2019 3:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian rail freight operator Aurizon has launched a lawsuit against US-based shortline railroad firm Genesee & Wyoming seeking damages over the impending sale of its […]

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Otsuka ‘deliberately’ withheld information from court, Generic Health claims
Intellectual Property September 17, 2019 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical company Generic Health has told the Federal Court that, on advice from their solicitors, Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibb “deliberately” chose not to disclose their […]

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