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Court finds trader was defamed by ASIC but throws out $10M lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-30 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Canadian trader Daniel Schlaepfer has suffered a loss in his $10 million defamation case against ASIC, with an appeals court tossing the lawsuit despite finding […]

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ATO challenges Shell victory over $2.2B deduction for WA gas exploration project
Appeals 2021-06-24 10:00 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The ATO is challenging a judge’s decision to allow oil giant Shell Australia $2.2 billion in deductions for the cost of certain exploration activities conducted […]

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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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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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ATO loses landmark case over GST gold scam
Tax 2020-11-17 7:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has been blocked from indirectly recouping GST lost in a major tax scam by allegedly crooked gold traders with the Full […]

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ASIC drops investigation into company that filed $10M defamation lawsuit
Financial Services 2020-10-07 5:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has dropped its investigation into trading firm Select Vantage, which brought an unsuccessful $10 million defamation suit against the […]

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ASIC dodges $10M defamation suit as judge points finger at traders
Defamation 2019-11-26 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has successfully defended a $10 million defamation case brought by a Canadian trader, with a judge finding any loss experienced was due to his […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t alter defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-11-18 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their bid to file an amended defence in defamation proceedings brought by Chinese businessman Chau Chak Wing, several months […]

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Full Federal Court dismisses Linfox’s $45M fuel tax challenge as ‘too weak’
Tax 2019-09-05 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Full Federal Court has dismissed Linfox’s $45 million fuel tax credit appeal, finding the Australian logistics company’s argument was ‘too weak or uncertain’ to […]

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Fairfax appeals $280K Chau Chak Wing defamation judgment, says journo didn’t lie
Defamation 2019-08-15 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fairfax Media has challenged a judge’s “gravely serious” suggestion that one of its journalists lied about a confidential source, during the first day of a […]

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