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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation May 23, 2019 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded almost $2.9 million in damages following his successful defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News, as the court […]

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Nine settles defamation suit by plastic surgeon over fatal nose job article
Defamation May 20, 2019 1:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Entertainment Company has resolved a defamation lawsuit brought by a prominent Sydney cosmetic surgeon over an article that appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald […]

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Over protests, judge sets trial date in ASIC case against Tennis Australia duo
ASIC May 17, 2019 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has scheduled a three-week trial to begin November 4 in a case brought by the corporate regulator against two directors of Tennis Australia […]

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Geoffrey Rush slams Nationwide for ‘doubling down’ on defamatory imputations
Defamation May 10, 2019 11:32 am By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffery Rush has accused the Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News of “doubling down” on its defamatory allegations and attacking the vindication he received in […]

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‘Witness X’ in Geoffrey Rush defamation case revealed as actress Yael Stone
Defamation May 10, 2019 11:13 am By Christine Caulfield

Orange Is The New Black star Yael Stone, who has accused Geoffrey Rush in interviews of lewd behaviour toward her, can be revealed as the […]

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Bauer’s appeal victory means curtain call for Discover Downunder trade mark
Intellectual Property May 9, 2019 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bauer Consumer Media has won a five-year legal battle over Evergreen Television’s Discover Downunder trade mark, with the Full Federal Court setting aside a prior […]

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ASIC has no ace in case over Australian Open broadcast rights, ex-Tennis Australia head says
Entertainment May 7, 2019 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell has denied allegations by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that he breached his duties when awarding broadcasting rights […]

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Judge who ruled for Geoffrey Rush was biased, Daily Telegraph says in appeal
Defamation May 6, 2019 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has appealed a $850,000 judgment against it in a defamation case brought by actor Geoffrey Rush, saying the judge who […]

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‘Cranky’ judge set to order ex-Parramatta Council boss, Fairfax to mediation again
Defamation May 1, 2019 6:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

The defamation case of sacked CEO of Sydney’s City of Parramatta Council against Fairfax Media is “susceptible to settlement”, a judge said Wedneday as he […]

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Nine defamed British tourist with ‘coward punch’ broadcast, court finds
Defamation April 26, 2019 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Network has been ordered to pay a British tourist $100,000 in a defamation suit over a news broadcast that aired following his acquittal on […]

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