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PwC’s client urged to get separate lawyers in tax office stoush over legal privilege
Tax 2020-12-07 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court battle between the Australian Taxation Office and PricewaterhouseCoopers over the scope of legal professional privilege claimed by one of its major clients, meat […]

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Former solicitor general to act as contradictor in GetSwift recusal appeal
Alan Shearer 2020-11-25 4:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former solicitor general Justin Gleeson SC has been appointed contradictor in GetSwift’s battle to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from […]

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Ernst & Young can’t rely on privilege against self-incrimination in LM Investment lawsuit
Financial Services 2020-10-22 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that auditor Ernst & Young cannot rely on the privilege against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought over its audits of failed […]

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ASIC conflated conduct of GetSwift founders, court told
Securities 2020-09-30 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s case against GetSwift and its founders Joel Macdonald and Bane Hunter makes accusations against both directors but relies on alleged conduct by only Hunter, […]

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GetSwift won’t give up bid for judge’s disqualification in class action
Class Actions 2020-09-28 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift is keeping up its fight to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from the proceedings after overseeing the trial in […]

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GetSwift judge won’t disqualify himself from class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 6:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against GetSwift has refused to disqualify himself from the proceedings, rejecting claims that he could not be seen to […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities 2020-06-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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GetSwift directors’ decision not to take stand in ASIC case can’t be held against company, court told
Securities 2020-08-14 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing ASIC’s case against logistics provider GetSwift cannot draw any inferences against the company because directors Bane Hunter and Joel Macdonald did not […]

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‘These results are not accidental’: GetSwift saw ASX as ‘cheap way’ to boost share price, ASIC says
Securities 2020-06-15 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Emails show the directors of logistics company GetSwift took a “deliberate approach” to inflating the company’s share price through a constant supply of positive ASX […]

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GetSwift drafted correction to misleading ASX announcement, never released it, director says
Trials 2020-06-23 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of GetSwift has given evidence at trial in ASIC’s case against the logistics provider that the company drafted a correction to a […]

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