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In victory for Glencore, High Court won’t weigh in on landmark transfer pricing ruling
Tax 2021-05-26 11:03 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied the ATO’s request that it weigh in on Australia’s transfer pricing regime, leaving in place a Full Court victory for […]

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Shell wins appeal over deductions from WA gas exploration project
Tax 2021-05-17 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fossil fuel giant Shell Australia has partially won a challenge to a tax office decision denying deductions claimed over an acquisition that increased the company’s […]

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High Court to hear ATO test case over trust income disclaimers
Tax 2021-04-20 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave in a test case by the Australian Taxation Office concerning the effectiveness of disclaimers by trust beneficiaries giving […]

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ATO wins High Court appeal against Travelex over mistaken $149,000 tax surplus
Tax 2021-03-10 3:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has ruled that the tax office was not obliged to refund money for tax surpluses mistakenly issued under the GST Act, in […]

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Glencore largely prevails in ATO appeal over $92M tax fight
Appeals 2020-11-06 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining giant Glencore has mostly defeated an appeal by the Australian Taxation Office in their tax fight, and will only have to pay $2 million […]

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Partial success for Moray & Agnew in ‘fruit of the action’ lien fight with Probuild
Construction 2020-09-10 12:11 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Moray & Agnew has partially won its bid to reclaim over $260,000 in unpaid costs after its client was wound up amid a long-running legal […]

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‘Not an idle or disinterested bystander’: Funder hit with costs for failed real estate case
Real Estate 2020-05-27 7:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has ruled that a litigation funder backing an unsuccessful real estate lawsuit by two broke plaintiffs must cover the legal costs after finding […]

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High Court quashes AFP warrant used to raid News Corp journalist’s home
Media 2020-04-15 8:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has quashed a search warrant obtained by the Australian Federal Police and used to raid a News Corp journalist’s home, but did […]

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Rinehart family ordered into mediation in long-running feud over $4B trust
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-03-25 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the Rinehart family to enter mediation in their feud over a $4 billion trust, saying it was “overwhelmingly in the interests […]

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‘Affront to equality’: High Court trashes rule allowing self-repped lawyers to claim costs
Appeals 2019-09-04 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has done away with a rule that allowed self-represented lawyers to claim costs for legal proceedings, calling the exception an “affront to […]

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