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Court to rule soon in Queensland floods class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-09-06 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dam operator Seqwater will find out this week if its decision not to settle with group members in a class action over the 2011 Queensland […]

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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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Ben Roberts-Smith says ex-wife lied to court about accessing his personal emails
Trials 2021-08-13 8:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lawyer for accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has told a judge his ex-wife did not honestly disclose whether she had given her close friend […]

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IOOF may face new misconduct allegations in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-08-09 10:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The applicant in a shareholder class action against IOOF wants to add ten new misconduct allegations, including that a relative of a former executive made […]

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Prospect of longer COVID-19 lockdown stalls Ben Roberts-Smith trial
Defamation 2021-08-02 12:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Trial in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case over articles accusing him of war crimes has been adjourned until November in light of the current […]

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Nine witness accused of lying for compensation in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-28 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A witness for two Nine-owned newspapers sued by Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of fabricating a story that the war veteran kicked his step-uncle off […]

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Foreign troops were ‘infidels’, Afghan witness tells court in Ben-Roberts Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-27 7:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Australian soldiers who raided a village in Afghanistan were “infidels” and the people they killed were “martyrs”, an Afghan villager related to a man allegedly […]

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Radio device planted on murdered Afghan villager, Ben Roberts-Smith trial told
Trials 2021-07-26 2:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A communications device was planted on an unarmed Afghan villager who was allegedly murdered by former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith, a court overseeing the accused […]

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Canberra eyed as possible new venue for Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation trial
Trials 2021-07-23 10:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Canberra has been floated as a potential new venue for the trial in former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case as Sydney’s COVID-19 outbreak worsens, […]

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3A Composites fires off barrage of cross-claims in cladding class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The number of lawyers involved in a class action against 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is set to balloon, with the German cladding manufacturer […]

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