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Partner drops suit against Melbourne law firm over Slater & Gordon share sale
Corporate 2024-07-11 11:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The managing partner of a leading plaintiff law firm has agreed to drop his case against a Melbourne law firm, which he claimed failed to properly advise him on an agreement that barred him from selling his shares in Slater & Gordon before the firm’s share price plummeted in 2015. 

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Partner declined advice at key stage of Slater & Gordon share offload, court told
Trials 2024-07-09 10:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm partner who alleges a Melbourne solicitor failed to properly advise him on a share sale agreement with Slater & Gordon in 2014 declined assistance before signing a term sheet that outlined he could not sell his shares in the firm for three years, a court has heard.

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Partner sues Melbourne firm over advice on Slater & Gordon share sale
Business of Law 2024-07-08 11:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The managing partner of a leading plaintiff law firm has sued a Melbourne firm, alleging it failed to properly advise him on an agreement that prevented him from selling his shares in Slater & Gordon before its share price plummeted in 2015.

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‘Contrary to commercial reality’: Google takes aim at Epic Games’ competition case
Trials 2024-07-02 11:47 pm By Sam Matthews

Google has slammed Fortnite game maker Epic Games’ landmark competition case against it as “contrary to commercial reality”, saying its competition with rival tech giant Apple means it is no monopolist.

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Kraken crypto exchange operator denies it offered credit facility
Cryptocurrency 2024-07-01 11:22 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian provider of the Kraken crypto exchange has told a court that its margin trading product is not a credit facility, rejecting the corporate regulator’s “overly broad” definition of the word ‘credit’. 

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Apple decries Epic Games’ attempted ‘freeriding’ in competition case over lucrative app stores
Trials 2024-06-28 11:48 pm By Sam Matthews

In a landmark competition case, Apple has told the Federal Court that Epic Games and other developers should not be allowed to “freeride” on the resources and user base the tech giant has “spent many billions” to develop. 

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Google attacked for ‘untruthful evidence’, failure to call top execs in Epic Games trial
Trials 2024-06-25 11:55 pm By Sam Matthews

Epic Games has taken aim at Google for the “untruthful evidence” of its witnesses in the game maker’s competition case against the tech giant, as well as its failure to call senior executives to the stand to defend itself. 

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No docs, no Tim Cook: Epic Games assails Apple’s ‘contrived’ defence in trial’s closing arguments
Trials 2024-06-24 11:11 pm By Sam Matthews

Video game maker Epic Games has attacked as “entirely contrived” the defence by Apple in closing submissions in a Federal Court trial of its landmark competition case, pointing to the tech giant’s lack of evidence, including from CEO Tim Cook.

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MinterEllison advice in spotlight in ASIC case against Dixon Advisory director
Trials 2024-06-17 11:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Trial in ASIC’s action accusing former Dixon Advisory director Paul Ryan of breaching his duties began Monday, a case that puts the spotlight on legal advice over a deed that affected the wealth management firm’s capacity to recoup a $19 million debt on the eve of its collapse.

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Mark Latham’s homophobic tweet sparked ‘graphic’ abuse, death threats, Sydney MP says
Trials 2024-05-22 2:47 pm By Sam Matthews

A homophobic tweet by former NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham unleashed an “utterly hateful torrent of abuse and vitriol”, including death threats against Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich, which left him fearing for his safety, a court has heard. 

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