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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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Fairfax denies defaming barrister in article linking him to ‘largest ever’ US tax fraud
Defamation 2021-02-05 5:47 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Fairfax has hit back at claims in a lawsuit that the publisher defamed a barrister in an article alleging he helped Texas billionaire Bob Brockman […]

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Blockchain firm founder beats back AFR’s bid to nix defamation case
Defamation 2021-01-18 12:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down an attempt by the publisher of the Australian Financial Review to permanently stay a defamation lawsuit brought by blockchain firm […]

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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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Barrister sues Fairfax over article claiming he facilitated ‘largest ever’ US tax fraud
Banki Haddock Fiora 2020-12-18 3:55 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A barrister has launched defamation proceedings against Fairfax over an article alleging he spent decades helping Texas billionaire Bob Brockman defraud the United States of […]

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Fairfax settles defamation lawsuit by former Toll chair Roy Horsburgh
Fairfax Media 2020-12-18 1:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media has issued an apology and settled a lawsuit by former Toll Group chairman Ray Horsburgh over an Australian Financial Review article that allegedly […]

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High Court to hear challenge to ruling over ‘defamatory’ Facebook comments
High Court 2020-12-08 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three media companies have been granted special leave by the High Court to challenge a finding that they could be held liable for allegedly defamatory […]

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Elaine Stead says ‘terrible investor’ label worse than being called a fraud
Defamation 2020-12-03 11:15 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Being called a fraud is not as bad as being labelled a “terrible investor”, venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has said during trial in her […]

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iSignthis CEO John Karantzis rejected $30,000 offer by AFR ahead of defamation suit
Defamation 2020-11-24 12:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CEO of fintech company iSignthis turned down an offer by the Australian Financial Review to pay $30,000 and retract portions of an article he […]

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Former Toll chairman Ray Horsburgh sues over Financial Review article, reporter’s emails
Defamation 2020-11-06 9:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former Toll Group chairman Ray Horsburgh has filed a defamation suit over an Australian Financial Review article that claimed he made a racist remark at […]

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