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Sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins to lead review into Parliamentary workplace
Employment 2021-03-05 6:06 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

An independent review into Parliamentary workplace culture will be led by sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins, the Federal Government has announced, two days after Christian […]

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GetSwift wins appeal bid to disqualify judge from class action
Appeals 2021-03-05 10:38 am By Spencer Fowler Steen

GetSwift has triumphed in its bid to disqualify a judge who refused to recuse himself from hearing a shareholder class action against the logistics software […]

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Statewide Super cancelled 12,500 fund members’ insurance while charging them, ASIC claims
Financial Services 2021-03-04 9:32 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

ASIC has launched civil penalty proceedings against Statewide Super alleging that around 12,500 fund members were not covered by any insurance policy for a year […]

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Crown to face first ever oppressive conduct claims in shareholder class action
Entertainment 2021-03-04 9:16 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Crown Resorts is facing the first ever oppressive conduct claims in a shareholder class action which alleges the casino giant had lax anti-money laundering compliance […]

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iSignthis says disclosing end of Visa relationship would not have affected share price
Financial Services 2021-03-04 4:07 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Fintech company iSignthis has struck back at allegations by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that it breached its continuous disclosure obligations by failing to […]

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Judge ‘not following’ government’s argument backing coal expansion in climate class action
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-03 6:23 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Federal Government has argued a class action against the expansion of a northern NSW mine has “conspicuously failed” to show that the emissions would […]

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ACCC to sink allegations Samsung had no reasonable grounds for waterproof claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-03 4:27 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has retreated from its claim Samsung Electronics allegedly made false, misleading and deceptive representations when marketing the water resistant […]

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Teens’ class action warns of ‘catastrophic harm’ if Whitehaven coal mine approved
Environment 2021-03-02 7:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Trial kicked off Tuesday in a landmark class action brought by teenagers seeking to halt the expansion of a Whitehaven coal mine in NSW, with […]

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Judge says separate questions are ‘fraught’ but allows hearing in Pizzeys client poaching dispute
Intellectual Property 2021-03-02 12:09 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has allowed a hearing on separate questions concerning the validity of a non-compete agreement in a lawsuit brought against two patent lawyers who […]

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In ‘warfare’ with Sino Iron, judge tosses Clive Palmer’s fight over $530M in mine remediation costs
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-01 4:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy has lost its bid to make Sino Iron and Korean Steel cough up over $529 million for mine site remediation in Western […]

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