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Babcock & Brown shareholders lose bid for re-trial over judge’s ‘pernicious’ delay
High Court 2022-04-14 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has rejected a bid by shareholders of collapsed investment advisory firm Babcock & Brown for special leave to seek a re-trial of […]

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ASIC drops most claims against Rio Tinto over $5.8B acquisition
Securities 2022-02-28 1:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has dropped all but one claim against Rio Tinto in a four-year-long case over disclosures related to its troubled […]

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Rio Tinto to cop penalty in ASIC case over failed $5.8B acquisition
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-02-11 11:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rio Tinto will face a penalty hearing in proceedings brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission alleging the mining giant misled shareholders about the […]

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Google can’t shut down Epic Games’ misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-04 7:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Google has failed in its bid to stay a competition lawsuit brought by Epic Games, after failing to show that the Fortnite game maker would […]

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Google says its bid to stay Epic Games lawsuit not the same as Apple’s
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-13 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has urged a court to stay a competition lawsuit brought by Epic Games, saying new evidence showed the Fortnite game maker would not be […]

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Funder’s critical intervention in liquidator’s case leaves it on hook for costs
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-09-24 2:50 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has issued a stern warning to litigation funders seeking to take a “gamble” on pending court proceedings, ruling they could be held liable […]

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Hancock Prospecting loses bid for expanded trial in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-13 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has failed to persuade a court to hold an expanded separate trial on the alleged wrongdoing of the mining magnate in […]

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Shareholders fail to prove loss from Babcock & Brown disclosure breaches
Financial Services 2021-09-06 11:49 am By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of the collapsed Babcock & Brown have failed in their challenge to a ruling tossing their cases for damages for disclosure breaches during the […]

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Law firm can’t get fees after ‘dishonourable conduct’ toward clients
Business of Law 2021-09-03 10:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell was not entitled to the bulk of $165,000 in legal fees charged […]

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Apple will take fight with Epic Games to the High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-09 9:53 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple plans to appeal the Full Federal Court’s decision that Epic Games’ misuse of market power lawsuit over it App Store terms should be heard […]

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