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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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Herbert Smith Freehills advice to Horizon Oil protected by privilege, judge rules
Defamation 2021-02-24 4:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Horizon Oil has won its bid to shield Herbert Smith Freehills documents advising the company did not breach foreign bribery laws from being revealed in […]

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Chau Chak Wing awarded $590,000 in defamation case against ABC, Nine
Defamation 2021-02-02 12:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing has been awarded $590,000 in a Federal Court judgment that found an ABC Four Corner’s report contained “untrue and […]

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News of Chau Chak Wing’s defamation win can’t be used by publishers in defence of reputation damage
Defamation 2021-01-15 2:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down a bid by Nine, the ABC and a high-profile journalist to use articles reporting on Dr Chau Chak Wing’s $280,000 […]

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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 revive truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Article 2019-08-02 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their appeal seeking to revive a truth defense in a defamation case brought by Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak […]

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ABC, Fairfax appeal in Chau Chak Wing case to have ‘massive ramifications’ for press, court hears
Media 2018-11-07 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the ABC and Fairfax has told the Federal Court that an appeal against the dismissal of their truth defence in the Chau […]

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