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Mamamia founders win client file from lawyer in negligence case over $16M Sydney mansion
Professional Negligence 2023-11-16 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founders of news website Mamamia have secured access to their client file from a former HWL Ebsworth partner, who is accused of professional negligence […]

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‘Improper and delinquent’: Lawyer personally hit with costs of ‘doomed’ case
Legal Ethics 2023-11-09 1:30 pm By Sam Matthews

A Sydney lawyer has been ordered to pay the costs of a property dispute after a judge found his conduct meant the case was “doomed […]

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Facebook owner Meta fined $20M for misleading data privacy app
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-07-26 9:48 am By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered Meta to pay a $20 million penalty for misleading consumers by representing that its discontinued Onavo Protect mobile app would keep […]

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Facebook agrees to $20M penalty in ACCC case over data privacy app
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-06-14 11:37 pm By Gareth Baker

Facebook has agreed to pay a $20 million penalty for misleading consumers by representing that its discontinued Onavo Protect mobile app would keep users’ personal […]

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Boral’s privilege claim upheld over EY investigation in shareholder class action
Securities 2022-12-06 10:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Boral has won its bid to shield from shareholders in a class action three investigative reports, including one by accounting giant EY, concerning financial irregularities […]

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Full Court ‘compelled’ to find class closure judgment ‘plainly wrong’
Class Actions 2022-03-28 11:06 am By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that a landmark NSW Court of Appeal decision barring group members from being notified of future class closure orders […]

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Landmark class closure judgments ‘plainly wrong,’ appeals court told
Class Actions 2022-02-25 10:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judgments shooting down a class closure order and nixing notice of a possible class closure order were “plainly wrong” and “infected” by faulty reasoning, the […]

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Arrium lenders hit with extra costs after rejecting $10M settlement offers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-01-07 11:27 am By Bianca Hrovat

A group of banks that failed to prove steel giant Arrium falsified representations on loan drawdown notices ahead of its $2.8 billion collapse have been […]

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Law firm would have had onus of proof in Arrium cross-claim defence, judge says
Business of Law 2021-08-19 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills this week escaped a cross-claim that its advice made it liable for the alleged losses of Arrium’s lenders, but the judge who […]

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Banks lose cases against directors over $2.8B collapse of steel giant Arrium
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-17 12:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed two cases brought by the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and other lenders against directors of the failed steel giant Arrium, saying he […]

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