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The Star’s COVID-19 insurance test case incomplete, court hears
Insurance 2020-09-08 4:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers for The Star have told a court that the casino’s lawsuit, which seeks to resolve threshold policy coverage issues in a bid to claim […]

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It’s a rap: Jay-Z settles IP spat over Little Homie children’s book
Intellectual Property 2020-09-04 4:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

International hip-hop star Jay-Z has quietly settled his spat with Australian children’s book manufacturer The Little Homie for what his lawyers called “flagrant, glaring and […]

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Barrister’s delay raises doubts about law firm’s fee agreement in Falls Festival class action
Class Actions 2020-09-04 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An independent costs consultant has raised concerns about the legal costs sought by Maddens Lawyers from a $5.7 million settlement of the Falls Festival class […]

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Race car driver Max Twigg misappropriated $100M in family trust fund fortune, court finds
Sports 2020-09-01 6:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Race car driver and former owner of the famous Byron Bay Hotel, Max Twigg, misappropriated around $100 million in family trust money, taking steps to […]

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Insurance docs sought amid fears Ardent Leisure lacks assets to meet $310M class action
Class Actions 2020-08-28 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride […]

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Australian Olympic Committee, beer maker lay down arms in IP dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-08-26 12:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Olympic Committee has settled litigation brought against a local microbrewery for allegedly violating its intellectual property by featuring the AOC coat of arms […]

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Accounting firm hits back at class action over ‘worthless and unsaleable’ Guvera shares
Class Actions 2020-08-19 5:48 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The accounting firm at the centre of a class action over failed music streaming platform Guvera has hit back at claims it was negligent in […]

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Crown class action lawyers to seek priority status as COVID-19 lockdown makes trial prep ‘impossible’
Class Actions 2020-08-14 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts will ask the Federal Court to declare the proceedings a priority matter so that […]

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Dreamworld operator Ardent Leisure pleads guilty over ride deaths
Entertainment 2020-07-29 4:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The operator of Dreamworld in Queensland has pleaded guilty to three charges over the 2016 deaths of four people on the theme park’s now demolished […]

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Ardent Leisure hit with charges over Dreamworld deaths
White Collar 2020-07-21 12:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ardent Leisure, which operates the Dreamworld theme park in Queensland, has been hit with three charges over four deaths that occurred at the theme park […]

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