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Judge refuses ‘queue jumping’ request in Sirtex CEO insider trading case
White Collar July 19, 2019 1:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

An application by the former boss of Sirtex Medical for a sentencing date in the insider trading case against him has raised the ire of […]

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Judge slashes compensation with $50M payout in WestConnex land dispute
Real Estate July 18, 2019 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two companies owned by the ex-director of Dial A Dump have failed in a bid to secure $584 million in compensation for land compulsorily acquired by the NSW Government for the WestConnex project, with the court granting them less than 10 per cent of that amount.

Judge dismisses ‘puzzling’ bid to boot FW Projects liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency July 18, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle in the NSW Supreme Court over the property developer’s remaining assets.

Guy Sebastian’s former manager admits to owing singer money, court hears
Entertainment July 18, 2019 1:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Titus Day, former manager of pop star Guy Sebastian, admits that certain payments for promotional work should have been made to the singer, a court has heard.

Liquidator admits ‘significant deficiencies’ and agrees to 10-year ban
Restructuring & Insolvency July 17, 2019 10:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Veritas Advisory liquidator David Iannuzzi has admitted to “quite significant deficiencies” in his conduct as a liquidator and agreed to a 10-year ban from serving […]

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Claims of stolen docs at heart of new suit against Pfizer over vaccine patent
Intellectual Property July 16, 2019 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Merck Sharp & Dohme has claimed ownership of a Pfizer patent related to the blockbuster Prevnar 13 vaccine, after a doctor who moved between the […]

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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals July 16, 2019 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Judge wants contradictor’s view on Sydney light rail common fund
Class Actions July 15, 2019 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the Sydney light rail class action has ordered that a contradictor be appointed to weigh in on a proposed common fund order, […]

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Merck Sharp & Dohme loses key battle in trade mark case ahead of trial
Intellectual Property July 15, 2019 8:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has barred US drug company Merck Sharp & Dohme from denying that an agreement made with German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA was governed […]

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Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill for running KPMG class action in limbo
Class Actions July 12, 2019 1:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused to approve Piper Alderman’s $3.5 million in legal fees charged for running a class action against KPMG, appointing Grant Thornton as […]

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