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Race car driver Max Twigg misappropriated $100M in family trust fund fortune, court finds
Sports 2020-09-01 6:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Race car driver and former owner of the famous Byron Bay Hotel, Max Twigg, misappropriated around $100 million in family trust money, taking steps to […]

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‘A dog’s breakfast’: Judge pans claims in class action that Robodebt was self-evidently unlawful
Class Actions 2020-08-31 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has stopped short of rejecting new claims in the Robodebt class action despite “obvious errors” in the allegations, but has sent the applicants […]

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$1.4B MLC acquisition puts IOOF on the hook for class actions, ASIC case
Financial Services 2020-08-31 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Financial services giant IOOF Holdings will be on the hook for any judgments or settlements reached in two class actions and an ASIC lawsuit as […]

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iSignthis racks up $1M legal bill in battle with ASX
Financial Services 2020-08-31 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fintech firm iSignthis has revealed that it has spent over $1 million in legal costs pursuing its $264 million lawsuit over misleading and deceptive conduct […]

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In a first, judge says emoji ‘reasonably capable’ of being defamatory
Defamation 2020-08-28 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

In what is believed to be a first in Australia, a judge hearing a defamation case between two Sydney lawyers has found that an emoji […]

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‘Dishonest behaviour’: Adani ordered to pay $106M after misleading court in port dispute
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-08-28 5:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Adani Group to pay more than $106 million to four coal mining companies after finding the […]

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Ripple blocked from advertising to Australians in PayID trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-08-28 12:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has issued an order restraining US blockchain company Ripple Labs from advertising its PayID system to Aussies, two days after the company agreed […]

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‘Completely unsatisfactory’: Arasor class action applicant hit with costs for ‘overstated’ claims
Class Actions 2020-08-28 2:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a securities class action against the directors and auditors of laser technology firm Arasor has been hit with costs for its […]

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Lawyer Alex Elliott seeks recusal of judge in Banksia class action proceedings
Legal Ethics 2020-08-27 2:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The son of controversial class action lawyer Mark Elliott has hired a big gun barrister to represent him in the Banksia class action proceedings and […]

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Judge recuses himself from patent spat over Melbourne parking detector
Intellectual Property 2020-08-27 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge has stepped aside from a patent lawsuit brought by tech firm Vehicle Monitoring Systems over a parking system used by the City of […]

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