Most Recent
Seven beats off defamation suit over Today Tonight segment on ‘dodgy’ used-car salesman
Defamation January 23, 2020 2:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a defamation case brought over a Today Tonight report that featured a violent confrontation of an Adelaide used-car salesman who allegedly […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Ten says report on genital silicone injections not defamatory, in public interest
Defamation January 21, 2020 2:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending a defamation case brought by the head of a group of gay ‘pups’, Network Ten has argued that a report about an Australian man […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

ACMA considers regulations to tackle bias in news
Media January 20, 2020 1:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s media regulator is considering possible regulations to tackle bias in news, amid concerns by Australians about the influence of advertisers on broadcast news. A […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Elaine Stead hits Nine with defamation suit over Blue Sky coverage
Defamation January 9, 2020 1:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Elaine Stead, venture capitalist and former executive director of doomed fund manager Blue Sky Alternative Investments, has filed defamation proceedings against Nine-owned Fairfax over a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Ben Roberts-Smith loses bid for journalists’ sources in defamation case
Defamation January 7, 2020 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been denied access to evidence revealing the identity of confidential sources that leaked information concerning alleged war crimes in Afghanistan […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

ACCC flags competition concerns in Bauer’s $40M takeover of Pacific Magazines
Competition & Consumer Protection December 19, 2019 2:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has raised preliminary competition concerns about Bauer Media’s planned $40 million acquisition of Pacific Magazines, a deal that would […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

High Court shoots down ABC, Nine appeal in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation December 13, 2019 9:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not hear an appeal by the ABC and Nine seeking to revive their truth defence in a defamation lawsuit brought by […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Merger of textbook giants Cengage, McGraw-Hill has ACCC worried
Corporate December 12, 2019 5:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The competititon regulator has flagged concerns about the proposed merger of educational publishing giants Cengage and McGraw-Hill, saying it could substantially lessen competition and drive […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Ex-Retail Food Group head settles defamation case
Defamation December 9, 2019 1:25 pm By

The former chief executive of Retail Food Group has resolved his defamation case against Fairfax Media, after claiming that a series of articles in the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

‘Pride and obstinacy’: Judge says Leyonhjelm got ‘locked’ into false claim, awards Hanson-Young $120,000
Defamation November 25, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been awarded $120,000 in damages after suing former senator David Leyonhjelm, with a judge finding there was no justification for […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.