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A ‘futile exercise’: Palmer, McGowan win chump change in costly defamation battle
Defamation 2022-08-02 2:44 pm By Sam Matthews

A court has awarded Western Australia premier Mark McGowan and mining billionaire Clive Palmer paltry sums in their defamation battle, with a judge finding that […]

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GetSwift, directors drop appeal of judgment on ‘PR-driven’ approach to disclosures
Securities 2022-05-16 11:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have dropped their challenge to a judgment that found the company breached its continuous disclosure obligations with its “PR-driven” […]

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$28M settlement in Arnold Bloch Leibler class action to get court’s OK
Class Actions 2022-03-04 11:05 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge will approve a $28 million settlement resolving a class action against Arnold Bloch Leibler over advice the law firm gave to Slater & […]

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GetSwift says stock price drop didn’t prove ‘materiality’ of ASX statements
Securities 2022-02-24 10:22 pm By Sam Matthews

Logistics company GetSwift will argue on appeal that a judge who found the company took a “PR-driven approach” to ASX statements was wrong in his […]

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GetSwift appeals judgment scathing of ‘PR-driven’ approach to disclosures
Securities 2022-02-22 10:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors are appealing a win for ASIC in the regulator’s case that alleged they breached their continuous disclosure obligations and […]

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Judge sours on remote trials, bemoans ‘leisure wear effect’
Courts 2022-01-27 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who has been an enthusiastic lab rat in the virtual hearing experiment forced on the country’s courts by the COVID-19 pandemic has expressed […]

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WA premier Mark McGowan must give evidence in Sydney court in Palmer case
Defamation 2022-01-25 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Western Australia premier Mark McGowan has been ordered to appear in person in a Sydney court to give evidence at trial in a defamation case […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler to pay $28M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-26 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler will part with $28 million in its settlement with Slater & Gordon shareholders over advice ahead of the plaintiffs firm’s […]

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Judge pulls up ASIC for ‘strange’ handling of GetSwift case
Securities 2021-11-26 5:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dressed down ASIC over the handling of its action against GetSwift, criticising the regulator’s failure to seek a court injunction to prevent […]

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