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Fair Work Commissioner cleared of bias over ‘smokebomb’ comment
Employment June 5, 2019 9:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed an appeal by the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union challenging a decision by a commissioner to not […]

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‘No material risk’ of fire: PE cladding importer hits back at class action
Class Actions May 20, 2019 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian distribution firm Halifax Vogel Group has struck back at a class action alleging it violated consumer laws with its representations regarding the quality of […]

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Key witness in Hastie Services execs’ trial pointed the finger to save herself, jury hears
White Collar June 3, 2019 8:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former finance manager from Hastie Services and key witness for the prosecution in the criminal trial against two of the company’s former executives only […]

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Combustible cladding class action has prima facie case against manufacturer, judge says
Product Liability June 3, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed the applicant in a class action over allegedly dangerous combustible cladding to sue a German-based cladding manufacturer, saying there was a […]

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Ex-Hastie Services CEO ordered ‘raid’ on balance sheets to make up targets, court hears
White Collar May 30, 2019 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former CEO of a unit of collapsed construction firm Hastie Group told staff to “raid the balance books” to make up financial targets linked […]

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Judge tosses class action over Rudd Government’s home insulation subsidy program
Class Actions May 31, 2019 2:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The government has won a victory following a lengthy trial in a class action brought on behalf of businesses alleging they were harmed when the […]

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Singaporean company to be dragged into Hill & Smith road safety barrier patent dispute
Intellectual Property May 29, 2019 9:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

UK-based building products giant Hill & Smith Holdings wants to drag a Singaporean entity into its road safety patent dispute with Australian company Safe Barriers, […]

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Judge blasts insurers in Forge investor class action for ‘waste of everybody’s resources’
Class Actions May 29, 2019 4:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted discovery of up to 32,000 documents just months out from the Forge investor class action trial, as she blasted the insurance […]

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Deloitte grilled after claiming partners have no right to access files from litigation room
Appeals May 6, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for Deloitte were questioned by an appeals court Monday after arguing that the accounting giant’s partners had no access to the firm’s files, stored […]

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Wagners takes Boral to court in costly cement pricing dispute
Construction April 24, 2019 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Building products supplier Wagners has taken its largest cement customer, Boral, to court in a dispute over pricing, and will take a $10 million hit […]

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