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CBRE wins appeal over allegedly negligent $27.3M valuation
Real Estate 2022-04-13 9:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Real estate giant CBRE Group has won its appeal in a dispute with defunct fund manager City Pacific, which claimed the company negligently valued a […]

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Teens won’t take climate change class action to High Court
Environment 2022-04-12 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court’s finding that the federal government does not owe a duty of care to Australian kids to protect them from the effects of […]

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High Court grants Western Power special leave in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-03-22 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hear a challenge by Western Power to an appeals court judgment which found that the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty […]

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‘Dangerous nature of loan’ enough to find lenders acted unconscionably, High Court says
Financial Services 2022-03-17 10:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has found that three asset-based lenders behaved unconscionably when they enforced thir rights under a $1.2 million loan made to a vulnerable […]

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No duty of care owed to kids by environment minister, Full Court rules
Environment 2022-03-15 10:45 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has overturned a historic judgment that found the federal minister for the environment owed a duty of care to Australians under […]

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Facebook takes fight over Cambridge Analytica case to High Court
High Court 2022-03-14 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has filed an application with the High Court seeking to overturn a judgment that found it can be sued in Australia for alleged privacy […]

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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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Qantas decision to outsource staff not linked to strike action threat, court told
Employment 2022-02-24 10:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A decision by Qantas to outsource its ground staff was not timed to head off industrial action by the Transport Workers’ Union, the Full Federal […]

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ACCC faces tough questions in appeal of NSW Ports competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-17 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court grilled counsel for the ACCC on the first day of a hearing challenging the dismissal of its case over a NSW government […]

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High Court says class action shareholders can quiz directors of failed companies
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-16 10:27 am By Christine Caulfield

In a boost to securities class actions, the High Court has ruled that directors of collapsed companies can be subjected to public examination by shareholders […]

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