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‘Curious choice’ to sue PwC and not Baker McKenzie, judge says
Accounting 2021-09-13 2:00 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chinese lender Aoyin must pay PricewaterhouseCoopers’ legal costs for a vacated trial after Aoyin’s eleventh hour decision to join Baker McKenzie to a $10 million […]

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Appeals court to decide if Murray Darling Basin Authority can limit class action liability
Class Actions 2021-08-27 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority will soon make its case directly to an appeals court that it can rely on defences limiting its liability to farmers […]

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PwC to face misleading conduct claim over advice to Chinese lender
Financial Services 2021-08-17 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found PwC should face a claim that it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct while assisting Chinese lender Aoyin with its planned […]

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Baker McKenzie negligent in advising on Chinese lender’s failed Aussie launch, court hears
Professional negligence 2021-08-11 3:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Baker McKenzie has been accused of negligence in a cross claim by Chinese lender Aoyin, which faces a lawsuit by accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers for unpaid […]

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NAB wins $43M judgment against ex-Dick Smith director but receivers walk away empty handed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-15 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has awarded $43 million to National Australia Bank in its lawsuit against former directors of failed retailer Dick Smith, but threw out claims […]

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Judge warns ‘enough’s enough’ in fight for damages over delayed Abilify generic
Intellectual Property 2021-06-03 10:52 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has given Generic Health more time to file its evidence in a multimillion-dollar dispute with drug makers Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibbs over the […]

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Baker McKenzie dragged into Chinese lender’s case against PwC over failed Aussie launch
Accounting 2021-05-17 5:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Chinese lender Aoyin wants to join Baker McKenzie to its claims against PwC over a failed bid to launch the first Chinese bank incorporated in […]

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Otzuka, Bristol-Myers lose discovery bid in decade-old fight over Abilify
Intellectual Property 2021-04-27 4:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The companies behind the top selling Abilify medication have lost their latest bid for documents from the Commonwealth in a multimillion dollar dispute over the […]

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Judge rejects government’s attempt to limit liability in Murray Darling class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the Commonwealth and Murray Darling Basin Authority are not “public authorities”, striking out large portions of their defence in a class […]

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PwC wins access to Baker McKenzie docs from former client in spat over failed bank launch
Accounting 2021-04-12 11:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

PricewaterhouseCoopers has won access to communications between a Chinese lender and its lawyers at Baker McKenzie in a legal stoush over a failed bid to […]

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