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Linchpin liquidators have case against Grant Thornton, Moore Stephens: judge
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-26 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found that a case brought by the liquidators of investment firm Linchpin Capital against auditors Grant Thornton and Moore Stephens for signing […]

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High Court to hear appeal over liability for developer’s source code theft
High Court 2023-02-17 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will hear an appeal over whether real estate agent Biggin & Scott should be held liable for copyright infringement for its supposed […]

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‘Porsches, Lamborghinis and racehorses’: Court hears details of alleged $400M Forum Finance fraud
White Collar 2023-02-06 5:41 pm By Sam Matthews

Westpac has told a court that it is “inconceivable” that Forum Finance directors Bill Papas and Vince Tesoriero and funded their lavish lifestyles legitimately, as […]

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Lawyers’ failure kept me from claiming privilege, says Mayfair’s Mawhinney
Financial Services 2022-08-22 11:26 pm By Sam Matthews

The founder of beleaguered investment group Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney, has argued that multiple law firms failed to advise him of the privilege against self-exposure […]

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Findex’s High Court challenge in case against former financial advisor falls flat
Accounting 2021-04-08 4:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Findex Australia has lost a bid for the High Court to hear its case over a restraint provision against a former financial advisor […]

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Barrister struck off roll for practising in NSW without a certificate for 6 years
Legal Ethics 2021-03-25 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former barrister has been struck off the roll of practitioners in NSW after it was found that he practised in the state for six […]

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Silk in ASIC cases against Rio Tinto, GetSwift appointed to Federal Court
People In The News 2021-03-19 1:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Acting Attorney-General has made two appointments to the Federal Court, including the barrister representing ASIC in its high-stakes cases against Rio Tinto and GetSwift. […]

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Findex can’t enforce ‘convoluted’ restraint clauses against advisor who poached clients, court says
Accounting 2020-10-30 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Findex has lost an appeal of a court’s judgment tossing its case against a former financial advisor, despite the court finding he had […]

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