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‘Tabloid crusade’: Judges toss Daily Telegraph’s appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Appeals July 2, 2020 9:37 am By Alison Eveleigh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found it defamed Geoffrey Rush in articles that accused the Oscar-winning […]

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Workpac takes casual worker case to High Court
Appeals June 17, 2020 8:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the High Court to weigh in on a decision that grants entitlements to casual workers with regular shifts, a […]

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Barrister’s arguments on constitutional issue in CFMEU case ‘the wrong way around’, judge says
Employment June 16, 2020 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a bid by the CFMEU to pause a trial brought by two sacked union officials while the court gives the country’s […]

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Full Court to hear Cigno challenge to ASIC ban on short-term credit lending
Appeals May 20, 2020 12:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cigno has appealed a ruling shooting down its challenge to the first action brought by ASIC under its powers to prohibit ‘predatory’ financial products, which […]

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Sports betting companies lose challenge to $3.8M judgment
Appeals May 12, 2020 6:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dealt Classic Bet and Best Bet a loss in their challenge to a $3.8 million judgment in a contractual dispute related […]

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Payday lender Cigno loses challenge to ASIC ban on short-term credit lending
Financial Services April 15, 2020 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Payday lender Cigno has lost a challenge to the corporate regulator’s first action under powers to prohibit ‘predatory’ financial products that targeted its model of […]

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Top silk to lead NSW government inquiry into Ruby Princess cruise ship
Class Actions April 15, 2020 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A leading barrister has been appointed by the NSW premier to head an inquiry to investigate the docking and disembarking of the Ruby Princess cruise […]

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AFT loses challenge to ruling over ‘misleading’ Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection March 19, 2020 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AFT Pharmaceuticals has lost its challenge to a ruling that ads claiming its painkiller Maxigesic is more effective than Nuremol were misleading and deceptive, with […]

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HWL Ebsworth must pay indemnity costs in ex-partner spat after ‘unreasonable’ rejection of compromise
Business of Law March 19, 2020 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

HWL Ebsworth is on the hook for the legal costs of an unfair dismissal case won by ex-partner Tim Griffiths, and the law firm must […]

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In loss for Herbert Smith Freehills, court says self-represented law firms can’t recover costs
Business of Law February 13, 2020 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills cannot recover its costs for successfully representing itself in litigation with United Petroleum over the company’s aborted initial public offering, with an […]

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