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Class action seeks to expand claims against PwC over Axsesstoday accounting lapses
Accounting 2021-02-04 3:27 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Bondholders of Axsesstoday are seeking to expand their claims in a class action against the collapsed asset finance lender and its accountant PricewaterhouseCoopers, alleging PwC […]

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ATO won’t promise not to prosecute PwC for tax offences
Tax 2021-02-03 12:06 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The ATO has refused to sign an undertaking that it won’t prosecute PricewaterhouseCoopers for tax crimes if it hands over thousands of documents at the […]

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CUB can’t shield info in brewing privilege fight with ATO
Tax 2021-02-02 5:11 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ordered Carlton United Breweries, maker of iconic Australian beers Victoria Bitter and Carlton Draught, to hand over information to the Commissioner of Taxation […]

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Race car driver Max Twigg appeals ruling he misappropriated $100M from family trust fund
Sports 2021-02-02 2:52 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Race car driver and former owner of the famed Byron Bay Hotel, Max Twigg, has launched an appeal of a ruling that he misappropriated around […]

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Allens woos two from HWL Ebsworth to grow Perth corporate team
Corporate 2021-02-02 12:34 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Allens has snagged two new heavy hitters from HWL Ebsworth to bolster its corporate team in Perth. Bryn Hardcastle will join the firm as partner […]

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Funder likens itself to pinata in hearing over $9.5M class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-02-01 7:15 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The funder behind a class action against McMillan Shakespeare has warned against the court beating it up like a ‘pinata’ in a settlement approval hearing […]

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Computer-implemented invention fails again to pass patent test
Intellectual Property 2021-02-01 3:35 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Federal Court has once again sided with the Commissioner of Patents in a challenge to a ruling that patents for a computer-implemented invention did […]

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AMA Group’s Andrew Hopkins steps down as CEO, drops court action
Employment 2021-02-01 11:01 am By Spencer Fowler Steen

Andrew Hopkins has resigned from his position as group CEO of automotive repair firm AMA and has discontinued his lawsuit against the company despite a […]

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One Nation staffer suffers setback in fight over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2021-01-29 10:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has rejected a judicial review request by One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby who sought to have the Commonwealth foot the bill for nearly […]

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Judge slams year-long delay in $80M case against CFMEU over robo-terminal blockade
Employment 2021-01-29 1:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has hit a Port Melbourne container terminal with costs for wasting time in a $80 million lawsuit against the CFMEU over picketing at […]

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